State Department whistleblower Aurelia Fedenisn confirms what we already knew about Ahuas. From the NY Post (ignore the Lindsay Graham quotes):
State Department stymied probe into shooting of four Hondurans, whistleblower says
Hill’s team eyed in Honduras-slay ‘coverup’
By GEOFF EARLE and S.A. MILLER Post Correspondents
Last Updated: 4:53 AM, June 12, 2013
Posted: 2:43 AM, June 12, 2013
A study in opposites in recent news about Honduras:
A good article focusing on Dina Meza, from the Independent:
Voices in Danger: In Honduras, they come after your family too [subtitled] Dina Meza got into investigative journalism when her brother was "disappeared"; now her own children face the same threat from the targets of her work
...and more awful reporting from NPR this morning:
Berta Cáceres is being sent to a kangaroo coup court tomorrow for her leadership role in defending Lenca territory, and needs all of our support.
COMMUNIQUE AND CALL TO ACTION FOR THE FREEDOM OF BERTA CACERES
Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras (COPINH)
This American Life Push-Back:
Tell the real story of the Model Cities!
Start Date: MONDAY, JUNE 10th
Objective: Email Ira Glass’ inbox & message TAL’s Twitter and Facebook pages.
Make sure they know that listeners want the full story of Honduras’ Model Cities!
Starting Monday morning, June 10th:
Sent from PROAH (communique in English and Spanish below):
Asylum lawyers: I'm taking cases again. I prefer taking cases dealing with Hondurans being persecuted by the state for their resistance activities, and will consider reducing my fee for those. But I also have an excellent record on gang, domestic violence, gender violence and sexuality-related cases. I have given phone and in-person testimony in U.S. federal courts in dozens of asylum cases, and have written as many affidavits.
JUNE 28 - 4th ANNIVERSARY OF MILITARY COUP IN HONDURAS
HONDURAS SOLIDARITY NETWORK (HSN) CALL FOR COORDINATED ACTIONS - JUNE 28, 2013
The Honduras Solidarity Network, a network of over 30 organizations, calls for local actions on June 28 to commemorate the coup and in solidarity with the resistance movement.
Why we are calling for these actions:
See the article Honduran indigenous Lenca and feminist activist Berta Cáceres faces vicious personal vendetta by military in campaign to criminalize COPINH at Escribanas, and sign the petition at Avaaz.
Lauren Carasik asks on Al Jazeera When will the US stop funding death squads? as it is announced (here by Annie Bird of Rights Action) that the 103rd & 104th Campesinos Killed In The ‘Murder Capital Of The World’, As Presidential Elections Loom In November 2013.