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Honduras Coup - Day 242 - February 24, 2010

  • Claudia Larissa Brizuela, daughter of FNRP activist, assassinated
    By : February 24, 2010
    A well-known activist with the Resistance Front against the Coup of June 28 in Honduras, Claudia Brizuela, was shot at and assassinated today, Wednesday [February 24] in San Pedro Sula...

  • Anthropologists Condemn Coup in Honduras
    By : February 24, 2010
    The members of the American Anthropological Association have voted to condemn the June coup in Honduras, and to back those "who have resisted and continue to resist" the government takeover. Association members were invited to vote online, and about 8 percent of members did. The final tally was 656 to 166. Supporters of the resolution said that the "repression in Honduras has specifically and disproportionately affected groups traditionally studied by anthropologists, to whom we as a profession have responsibilities" and that "the coup created an atmosphere hostile to research, including anthropological research."

  • Pepe Lobo's security forces targeting children of FNRP leaders?
    By Arturo J. Viscarra - : February 24, 2010
    Elizabeth Gutierrez Reyes is the coordinator of the National People's Resistance Front (FNRP) for Puerto CortÚs, the port city a half hour to the north of Honduras's industrial capital, San Pedro Sula. She has also championed maquila workers' rights through the labor federation FESITRADEH, and the working women's collective COMUTRA. In 2009, Elizabeth spoke throughout the US regarding the sorry state of labor rights in the Honduran maquila industry.

  • Honduras: We Refuse To Go Back
    By : February 24, 2010
    The coup in Honduras has all but been forgotten these days, but the people's struggle there goes on. Jose Alcoff was there recently, and contributed this exclusive report recapping the turmoil, and checking in with the social movements there about what's happening next.

  • Honduran public ministry appeals against amnesty of coup commanders
    By : February 24, 2010
    The Honduran public ministry on Tuesday appealed against the amnesty of military commanders who orchestrated last year's coup that ousted elected president Manuel Zelaya. reserves the right to publish your email responses in whole or part. If you are responding to a particular article, include the title and link to the article. If you would like your name withheld from publication, state this in your submission and supply a nom de plume

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