Article on FMLN solidarity rally last Saturday

Salvadorans Demonstrate Solidarity with Honduras
by Kara Newhouse and Laura Taylor

Freedom for Agustina Flores, Tortured Teacher

My Note: Teacher Agustina Flores is also a reporter for Radio Liberada, and was, according to the radio, "savagely beaten" while transmitting her morning report for them. See the beginning of her arrest on Jesse Freeston's most recent video, around 49 seconds in.

"I'm tired of these lesbian nuns coming into this country" -Lew Amselem

See what BoRev and ultimately brilliant translator and commentator Machetera dragged out of U.S. OAS representative Lew Amselem's closet, in response to his incredibly dangerous and hypocritical comments on Friday, quoted here in an article by Eli Clifton at IPS:

Sisters of Mercy of the Americas Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 28, 2009
U.S. RELIGIOUS DELEGATION TO HONDURAS CALLS ON U.S. GOVERNMENT TO SPEAK OUT AGAINST HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS

Stephanie Heiland
Sisters of Mercy of the Americas
314.909.4633

Me & Dolly Parton

...she's way better than the alternatives! Eek. I got this absurd gem as a reward for yesterday's press release (along with, among others, a long interview on a fantastically-informed Jamaican radio station last night, and another 45 minute interview next Monday around noon on WUSB):

Reposted comment from Mark Bonta: Fito's compromise

I've been on the hill all day. Thanks to Mark for keeping me up to speed.

Original El Heraldo story here

'Casa por Carcel' is misleading. Appears Adolfo Facussé has put together a basket of options that actually include reinstating Mel, bringing in a peacekeeping force from Canada/Panama/Colombia, house arrest then amnesty, etc. and so forth.

TODAY: event at Congress with Dr. Luther Castillo

The National Front Against the Coup, a conglomeration of Honduran civil society organizations fighting to restore democracy; and Hondurans for Democracy, a Washington, DC-based grass roots organization; invite you to a presentation and photo exhibit highlighting the violent repression of the Honduras de facto regime against the Honduran people. A briefing on the situation in and outside of the Brazilian Embassy in Tegucigalpa where the Constitutional President of Honduras Manuel Zelaya Rosales is housed, will be provided.

FIDH appeal to UN Security Council and International Community

Communique from the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), appealing to the UN Security Council and all the International Community an urgent response to the worsening of the situation in Honduras.

Federación Internacional de Derechos Humanos (FIDH)

Comunicado

Honduras

La FIDH pide al Consejo de Seguridad y a toda la comunidad internacional una reacción urgente ante el agravamiento de la situación en Honduras

http://www.fidh.org/LA-FIDH-PIDE-AL-CONSEJO-DE

Radio Globo back up for now

Urgent
We call on the resistance to come to the front of the Radio Globo facilities on Tuesday September 29, 2009. Pass it on.
http://www.radioglobohonduras.com/
Listen.

Urgente
Se convoca a la resistencia a presentarse en frente de las instalaciones de Radio Globo el martes 29 de septiembre del año 2009. Pásalo
http://www.radioglobohonduras.com/
Escúchanos

The Sound and Fury of the Honduran Coup, by Laura Carlsen

Click link to see original article in CounterPunch
September 28, 2009
Acoustic and Chemical Attacks on the Brazilian Embassy
The Sound and Fury of the Honduran Coup

By LAURA CARLSEN

Over the past few days, reports poured in from Honduras of the use of sound devices and chemical warfare in attacks on the Brazilian Embassy by the Honduran coup. The use of Long Range Acoustic Device (LRAD) has been confirmed by observers and journalists. Numerous photographers have also documented their use.

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