Jan 11- Director of Rights Action to speak on Honduras
From: handsoff honduras (handsoffhondurasgmail.com)
Date: Sun, 27 Dec 2009 16:17:42 -0800 (PST)

Hands off Honduras Presents:

Grahame Russell
Canadian and U.S. Director
Rights Action
7:00 pm, Mon, January 11
Waite House
2529 13th Avenue South


Grahame Russell led a human rights delegation to Honduras that was present
during the November 29 elections. He will speak about the undemocratic
nature of the elections and the increasing repression and killings that have

A majority of Latin American countries are refusing to recognize the outcome
of the elections. However, the United States government is claiming that
they were held legitimately, even though they took place under a government
that had been formed by an illegal coup d'etat, and while the elected
president, Manuel Zelaya, continued to take refuge in the Brazilian embassy.
As the news from Honduras disappears from the mainstream media, the
resistance, which continues to call for a new constituent assembly, has been
forced to go underground, as increasing numbers of its members are receiving
death threats.


handsoffhonduras [at] gmail.com

651 983-3981
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