First, the US backed a coup that deposed the elected president. Now, it's backing the return of death-squad government
Dear Colleagues - I send you this updated comprehensive list of politically related assassinations in Honduras. The list also includes an incomplete list the names of disappeared and severely wounded. Special thanks to FIAN Honduras, whose reports have offered the most timely and comprehensive updates and analysis - and for the larger team of you that translates documents and urgent actions from Spanish into English.
The president of the National Autonomous University of Honduras, Julieta Castellanos, spoke out Wednesday against what she says is police sabotage of the investigation into the murder of her son and another student.
Attorneys from the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) filed papers for a human rights case against Honduran coup leader Roberto Micheletti Baín, emphasizing that the case is one of the few opportunities for accountability for the wave human rights abuses committed during and in the aftermath of the coup. Total Impunity in Honduras Underscores Need for U.S. Court to Hear this Case
New Wikileaks cables now reveal that the US embassy in Honduras—and therefore the State Department—has known since 2004 that Miguel Facussé is a cocaine importer. US “drug war” funds and training, in other words, are being used to support a known drug trafficker’s war against campesinos.