Urge the U.S. to Stop Funding Honduran Police and Military!
After the June 28, 2009 coup in Honduras that overthrew democratically elected President Manuel Zelaya a strong and courageous citizens’ movement united to struggle for democracy and justice in Honduras. This movement continued after the illegitimate 2010 election of de facto President Pepe Lobo and the movement continues to this day. We in the United States bear a special responsibility to take action given the shameful support of our government for the illegal coup and the economic, diplomatic and political support for the violent coup regime in Honduras as well as increased U.S. militarization of the region. While trade unions, students, campesinos, teachers continue to struggle for economic and social justice, human rights violations and violence against the people are increasing.
We must keep the pressure on. Send a message to your Members of Congress! Ask them to contact U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Request: