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People taking refuge after the beatings by Honduran Military

COFADEH reports that 150 people have taken refuge in their office after being violently repressed in front of the Brazilian Embassy during this morning's attack.  Some have been beaten and are wounded. COFADEH fears that they will be arrested at any moment and  says that there are refugees in other places as well without food and water.

Honduran military firing into the crowd at National Stadium

The Honduran army and police are discharging pistols and rifles into the crowd that is gathered in front of the National Stadium.

Reports of Wounded and Tortured from Chochi Sosa Stadium

Hundreds of people have been detained in the Chochi Sosa Stadium in Tegucigalpa which is being used as a massive detention center.

Honduran Prisoners Taken to Stadium

In a move calculated to remind dissidents of the torture that took place in the Santiago stadium in 1973 where, among other things, Víctor Jara was tortured and killed, the nonviolent protestors from all the jails and prisons in Honduras have been rounded up and taken to the stadium.

Human Rights Org. COFADEH Attacked

The human rights organization, COFADEH, with which we work closely, has just reported that their offices have been attacked with tear gas.  Prisoners are being are being taken to the national stadium.  The Brazilian Embassy is militarized and being buzzed with helicopter over flights.

Troops moving in on Brazilian Embassy

We've heard from our partners within the Brazilian Embassy that Honduran troops have cordoned off a 6 block perimeter around the Brazilian Embassy.  They've cut communications lines and have tear-gassed those inside and nearby.

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Honduras Accompaniment Project blog in English, including articles, news and urgent actions.

Blog en español del Proyecto de Acompañamiento internacional en Honduras (PROAH), incluyendo artículos, noticias, y acciones urgentes.



Video of the "Comision de Verdad" (Commission of Truth) in Honduras.

Commission of Truth Honduras reports

Final report of the "Comision de Verdad" (Commission of Truth), Honduras:

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