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Honduras Coup - Day 261 - March 15, 2010

  • Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the violations of human rights in Honduras since the coup d'état on 28 June 2009
    By : March 15, 2010
    Following Human Rights Council resolution 12/14, entitled "Situation of human rights in Honduras since the coup d'état on 28 June 2009", which requested the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights to submit to its thirteenth session a "comprehensive report on the violations of human rights in Honduras since the coup d'état", the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) sent a mission to the country from 18 October to 7 November 2009.

  • New Political Assassinations in Honduras
    By : March 15, 2010
    Members of the National People's Resistance Front (FNRP) from Honduras denounced the assassinations of two field workers, Ramón Ulises Castellanos and Miguel Sauceda, residents of the El Naranjo neighborhood in the departament of Atlántida in the past few hours. These two victims of the political repression carried out by the dictatorship led by Pepe Lobo had been kidnapped the day before.

  • Nahúm Palacios, journalist, assassinated
    By : March 15, 2010
    On Sunday, at around 10:30 pm, gunmen shot dead journalist Nahúm Palacios and seriously wounded a companion on the Atlantic coast of Honduras, officials said Monday. Palacios, 36, was returning home on Sunday night in the Tocoa Los Pinos neighborhood, about 400 kilometers north of Tegucigalpa, when assailants attacked him, shot him with AK-47 automatic rifles and killed him, police said in a statement released to AP.

  • Honduras: Killing of TV journalist spawns protest
    By : March 15, 2010
    Dozens of journalists took to the streets Monday in northern Honduras to protest attacks on their colleagues after gunmen killed a television journalist in a hail of bullets — the third such slaying in two weeks.

  • Second Honduran journalist killed in two weeks
    By Louise Hallman - : March 15, 2010
    A radio reporter has been killed in Honduras, less than two weeks since an attack on two other journalists, which left one dead and another injured.

  • Rich and Independent Brazil Seems Poised to Become LatAm's New Uncle Sam By : March 15, 2010
    In the wake of the bitter diplomatic row that has been ongoing as a result of the 2009 coup against the democratically-elected government of Honduras, there is much fence-mending to be done to heal the somewhat fractured relationship between Brazil and the U.S. Brazilian policy makers were among the most out-spoken critics of Tegucigalpa's de facto government of golpista Roberto Micheletti and one of President Manuel Zelaya's most powerful proponents. 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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