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Honduras Updates: “There is a people’s insurrection”

Green Left Weekly is planning to run ongoing coverage on the dramatic developments in the struggle for democracy and justice in Honduras over the coming days. Two reports, from September 21 and 22, are published below. In Sydney, there will be an emergency action in solidarity with the Honduran people on Thursday, September 24, 5pm at the Latin American Plaza (next to Central Station at the Devonshire Street side).

Direct from Honduras: “There is a people’s insurrection”

Federico Fuentes, Caracas

September 22 — Honduran President Manuel Zelaya, overthrown in a military coup on June 28 and currently in the Brazilian embassy in the Honduran capital Tegucigalpa, has told Telesur TV that the coup regime is planning to take over the Brazilian embassy at 11pm Honduran-time. He says they plan to assassinate him.

Ricardo Arturo Salgado, a social investigator and activist in the Honduran anti-coup resistance based in Tegucigalpa, told Green Left Weekly over the phone from the capital that, “the decision we have all taken is to fight with everything we have”.

He reiterated the information revealed by Zelaya, insisting there is “a plan to cause blackouts at 11 tonight”, which will be the pretext to take over the embassy and possibly kill Zelaya.

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susan banks | September 24, 2009

just let's work towards freedom in this county so that their people can stay there or go back to their homeland...this would make them happy.

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