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Commission of Truth denounces threats against its Commissioner Fr. Fausto Milla

June 30, 2011

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Fr. Milla explained that he has received death threats by phone which ceased when he placed a caller identification feature on his phone. In a press conference on Tuesday, June 28th, the Commission of Truth denounced the threats against one of its Commissioners, Fr. Fausto Milla and his assistant, Denia Mejía. Commissioners Craig Scott, from […]

Reflections From After the Coup: A Letter From Honduras

June 29, 2011

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Two years ago today, the president of my country, Manuel Zelaya, was forced at gunpoint onto a plane in an SOA graduate-led coup. As Zelaya flew away, the integrity of Honduran sovereignty and democracy disappeared with him, but left behind on the ground was the resolve of my people to struggle to get it back. […]

Protest at the military base at Soto Cano (Palmerola) repressed by the police

June 28, 2011

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Back in Honduras social protest was suppressed by the State’s repressive forces By Giorgio Trucchi – LINyM Some three hundred people who were demonstrating outside the U.S. military base at Soto Cano (Palmerola), demanding an end to militarization in Honduras and Latin America, were suppressed with tear gas and beaten by a strong contingent of […]

US Supports Bloody Regime in Honduras

June 28, 2011

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by: Andrew Kennis, Truthout | News Analysis Editor’s Note: June 28, 2011 is the two-year anniversary of the coup in Honduras. It was a typically balmy and rainy Sunday on June 5 in the Finca San Isidro farming lands of the fertile Bajo Aguán area in Honduras. José Recinos, Genaro Cuestas and Joel Santamaría were […]

Parents of Activist Teen Shot and Killed after Illegal Honduras Coup File Suit against Micheletti Extrajudicial Killing

June 23, 2011

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Crimes against Humanity and Other Human Rights Violations Occurred under Post-Coup Leader’s Authority and Direction June 23, 2011, Houston – Today, almost two years after the military coup in Honduras, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) filed a complaint in the Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas, on behalf of David Murillo and […]

Honduras Re-Admitted to the OAS: 3 killed; 2 kidnapped in the Aguan

June 16, 2011

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By Annie Bird On Sunday, June 5, Jose Recinos Aguilar, Joel Santamaria and Genaro Cuesta, all members of the Authentic Revindicative Campesino Movement of the Aguan (MARCA), were massacred in a car a few meters from the San Esteban cooperative.  At approximately the same time it is reported that armed forces entered the installations of […]

FIAN: Big Landowners Impose a State of Terror in Lower Aguan

June 8, 2011

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The Popular Network of Aguan received access to the following declaration of the National Front of Popular Resistance (FNRP) in the province of Colon . The FNRP in the province of Colon DENOUNCES, to the international community,  to national and international human rights organisms, and to the Honduran people, the continuation of the policies of kidnapping, […]