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Clinton, Speak Clearly Now to Avoid a Massacre in Honduras

  • Posted on: 22 September 2009
  • By: rick

Sep 22, 2009

This is an urgent plea to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton:
Immediately condemn the violence unleashed against the Honduran people
by the de facto regime and take every peaceful measure possible to avoid a bloodbath in that country.

coup has deployed the police and Armed Forces to the Brazilian Embassy
and launched a violent attack on the thousands of protesters gathered
there to support President Manuel Zelaya. The repression has resulted
in scores of citizens wounded and taken prisoners, and unconfirmed

US Appeals for Calm, Repeats Support for Zelaya

  • Posted on: 22 September 2009
  • By: rick

by Jim Lobe

WASHINGTON - Confirming that that exiled Honduran President Manuel
Zelaya has secretly returned to Tegucigalpa, the U.S. State Department
Monday appealed for calm and reiterated its recognition that he is the
legitimate president.