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Honduras Coup - Day 311 - May 04, 2010

  • UNASUR Bloc Lashes Out at EU Over Honduras
    By Marcela Valente - : May 04, 2010
    The governments of the South American Union of Nations (UNASUR) confirmed their refusal to recognise the government of Honduras and named former Argentine President Néstor Kirchner (2003-2007) as the regional bloc's first secretary general Tuesday.

  • Two Honduran TV reporters receive death threats
    By : May 04, 2010
    The Committee to Protect Journalists urged Honduran authorities today to thoroughly investigate death threats against two television reporters who covered the March murder of colleague Nahúm Palacios Arteaga in the region of Aguán.

  • Truth Commissions to Probe Honduras Coup
    By : May 04, 2010
    Two truth commissions, one official and another alternative from opposition human rights organizations, will probe the June 28 military coup in Honduras.

  • A Real Truth Commission for Honduras
    By Bertha Oliva - : May 04, 2010
    My beloved and troubled country, Honduras, desperately needs a truth commission. On June 28th of last year, a military coup d'etat shattered our fragile democracy and ushered in a period of arbitrary and repressive rule in which those who opposed the coup were subject to violent attacks, illegal detentions and state-imposed media censorship. Though a new government headed by Porfirio Lobo took power on Feb. 27 following highly controversial elections, there has been no real investigation or prosecution of those responsible for the coup and for the many killings, rapes, beatings and illegal detentions that occurred after June 28. In fact, targeted extrajudicial killings and attacks against coup opponents continue to regularly occur with complete impunity.

  • Honduras launches commission into Zelaya's overthrow
    By : May 04, 2010
    A commission has begun investigating last year's military-backed overthrow of Honduran President Manuel Zelaya.

  • South American leaders reject Honduran govt
    By Agence France-Presse - : May 04, 2010
    Leaders from across South America still firmly reject the government of Porfirio Lobo in Honduras, as it "emerged from unconstitutional elections, after a coup," Venezuela's top diplomat said Tuesday. 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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