London Honduras solidarity demonstration tomorrow


This 2017 video is called No Democracy Here: Ousted Honduran Pres. Zelaya Says 2009 U.S.-Backed Coup Led to Election Crisis.

Another video used to say about itself:

The Chupacabra Hunters report from Honduras on a demonstration to reinstate ousted President Jose Manuel Zelaya. These two brothers from Shallowater, Texas, a small town in West Texas, find themselves in the middle of a government coup as they travel from Texas to South America in search of the mysterious chupacabra.

This report highlights the mood of thousand of protesters as they go up against government troops ready to open fire.

From British daily The Morning Star:

Honduras protest at US embassy

Tuesday 03 November 2009

by Lizzie Cocker

An emergency protest will take place tomorrow outside the US embassy in London to demand the full reinstatement of Honduran President Manuel Zelaya and an end to the grave human rights abuses taking place in his country.

Since the start of the coup, 20 people have been killed, including 12 trade unionists.

Over 3,000 people have been arrested and countless human rights violations have been committed, including crackdowns on freedom of association and pro-Zelaya media outlets.

Last week Roberto Micheletti’s illegal government signed an agreement that should have seen the return of Mr Zelaya to the presidency.

However the Supreme Court and Congress have yet to approve the deal and Mr Zelaya warned that “there may be manipulation so we must remain vigilant until compliance has been achieved.”

He also warned that the coup regime was attempting to delay and possibly overturn any chance of his return.

The TUC – acting on an International Trade Union Confederation resolution – has sent a letter to Foreign Secretary David Miliband urging him to increase the pressure on the coup regime to restore democracy and immediately end the human rights violations.

The protest will take place between 5.30-7.30pm at the US embassy, 24 Grosvenor Square, London, W1. Speakers include Jeremy Corbyn MP, Unite assistant general secretary Tony Burke, Greater London UNISON regional secretary Linda Perks, Jose Vallejo Villa from Justice for Cleaners and NUS black students officer Bellavia Ribeiro-Addy.

Republican lawmakers who openly back the coup regime in Honduras have voiced satisfaction that the Obama administration has “reversed” its policy on the return to office of the country’s ousted president, Manuel Zelaya: here.

2 thoughts on “London Honduras solidarity demonstration tomorrow

  1. Honduras: Deal signed for Zelaya’s return, but struggle continues

    By Stuart Munckton
    October 31, 2009 — After more than 120 days of mass resistance by the
    poor majority of Honduras, against a coup regime that overthrew elected
    President Manuel Zelaya, the regime has finally signed an agreement for
    Zelaya’s reinstatement.

    * Read more http://links.org.au/node/1328

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  2. Coup plotters ‘broke accord’

    HONDURAS: A member of a team sent to Honduras to monitor implementation of a US-brokered deal said on Saturday that the coup regime violated the agreement by forming a unity government without the legitimate president’s input.

    The Organisation of American States tasked former Chilean president Ricardo Lagos and US Labour Secretary Hilda Solis with verifying the pact.

    Lagos said that coup leader Roberto Micheletti had broken the agreement by unilaterally forming a unity government.

    http://www.morningstaronline.co.uk/index.php/news/content/view/full/82938

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