U.S.-funded Honduran police involved in counterinsurgency & death squad activities

The apparently staged torture scenes in the beginning are gratuitous, but should perhaps be viewed with patience for the cultural context of death porn hegemony in Honduras. Because the rest of this video is really important. As more evidence emerges of what we've known all along—that U.S.-funded and trained police are involved in death squad activities targeting activists—this video gives a concrete example of how counterinsurgency tactics and impunity operate to crush free speech and any democratic impulse.

And in case you think the Honduran president is some kind of anti-imperialist anti-war hero because of the PR he's gotten in the past couple days from an uncritical press for "standing up" to the U.S. drug war, read this.