Honduras: your help needed. Military and Death Squads Attack as US backed Dictator steals Election

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URGENT SOLIDARITY ACTION NEEDED: MEMBERS OF THE POLITICAL AND SOCIAL MOVEMENTS IN HONDURAS ARE AT RISK

via . http://defensoresenlinea.com/
en castellano aquí: ACCIÓN URGENTE: EN RIESGO LA INTEGRIDAD DE LAS Y LOS MIEMBROS DEL MOVIMIENTO POLÍTICO Y SOCIAL DE HONDURAS.

The Committee of the Families of the Detained and Disappeared in Honduras issues an ACTION ALERT to the national and international community on behalf of members of the political and social movement of Honduras who are at high risk due to the militarization of the capital of the republic and declarations made by functionaries of the state of Honduras inciting their supporters into the streets to attack the political opposition that is actively responding to the irresponsibility of the Supreme Electoral Tribunal that has denied the population the right to information about the tabulation of votes from the election on November 26th, 2017. Honduras received $17.3m in security aid from the US this year.

Outraged at the  the theft of Honduras’ election by the discredited current administration, 50 US rights groups have joined call to urge the US to press Honduras for electoral transparency. 
On 3rd Dec the opposition led by Nasralla demanded a repetition of the elections as the count continued to be stalled, with the Govt being given a slight lead and election officials fearing for their lives.
By 4th Dec seven demonstrators were reported killed around the country.DQFW9D-VAAASrOZ

Background

On November 26, 2017 elections for president, members of Congress and municipal authorities were held in Honduras.  At 2 am on November 27 the Electoral Tribunal reported that with 57% of the votes counted the tendency favored candidate Salvador Nasralla with 45,17% of the total votes and the President – candidate

Juan Orlando Hernández with 40,21%. This was the first time that a candidate ran for re-election as president through an assault on the Constitution via the Supreme Court of Justice controlled by Hernández.

After releasing those figures, the Tribunal went silent and the electronic counting system crashed several times, creating a security breach for those holding the access codes.  This situation raised well-founded suspicions of fraud among the population and collective indignation     ./.continues Continue reading “Honduras: your help needed. Military and Death Squads Attack as US backed Dictator steals Election”

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