Honduras Coup - Day 365 - Jun 27, 2010
- The Honduran Coup: one year on
By archcomix.com : June 27, 2010
For those of you who aren't familiar with the back story to the coup in Honduras that happened a year ago today, here's a short and sweet video synopsis for you. The music is "Innocence" by "Working for a Nuclear Free City" off their "Businessmen and Ghosts" album.
- Letter to Clinton from 27 members of Congress re: Honduras
By quotha.net : June 27, 2010
From Tom Loudon at the Quixote Center; letter in translation below:
Hot off the presses, there's a new letter just out to Sec. of State Hillary Clinton on human rights violations in Honduras. It comes from 27 US congressmen who, contrary to the Secretary's statements in Lima earlier this month, maintain that "political violence continues to wrack Honduras" one year after the June 28, 2009 coup. According to the legislators, they write to: "...express our continuing concern regarding the grievous violations of human rights and the democratic order which commenced with the coup and continue to this day."
- Assassinations, One Year After The Coup d'etat In Honduras
By Gilda I. Velasquez - allvoices.com : June 27, 2010
According to Bertha Oliva, an internationally well known human rights advocate and director of COFADEH [Committee of Relatives of Disappeared Persons], Honduras is still under a continuing repression one year later after President Zelaya was ousted on June 28, 2009.
- Honduras One Year Later
By Belén Fernández - upsidedownworld.org : June 27, 2010
According to a recent article in the Honduran daily El Heraldo, Honduran President Porfirio Lobo will attend the summit of the Central American Integration System (SICA in its Spanish acronym) in Panama starting June 29, the day after the one-year anniversary of the coup d'état that ousted President Manuel Zelaya. As the article notes, the potential reversal of Honduras' suspension from SICA–enacted following the coup–would be a stepping stone in its bid for reintegration into the Organization of American States (OAS), from which it was also suspended.
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