Oct. 1 protests in Honduras.  Photo: Giorgio Trucchi - Rel-UITA
Oct. 1 protests in Honduras. Photo: Giorgio Trucchi - Rel-UITA

HAVANA TIMES, Oct. 1 – Despite the clamp down on civil liberties imposed by the de facto government of Honduras, the different organizations that comprise the National Front Against the Coup kept up their street protests on Thursday, reported Giorgio Trucchi in Tegucigalpa for Rel-UITA.

One of the gathering points was in front of Radio Globo, raided and closed earlier in the week by the military.  Hundreds of protesters demanded a return to constitutionality in the country and an end to the “law of the muzzle” imposed by the Micheletti de facto government.

“For those of us that want to do objective, independent journalism the situation has become very difficult,” David Romero, director of Radio Globo told Trucchi.

Oct. 1 protests in Honduras.  Photo: Giorgio Trucchi - Rel-UITA
Oct. 1 protests in Honduras. Photo: Giorgio Trucchi - Rel-UITA

Likewise the protestors rejected any solution to the crisis than doesn’t return President Zelaya to the presidency to finish out his term that ends in January.

Zelaya snuck back into the country on Sept. 21 and has since been holed up in the Brazilian embassy along with a group of his supporters.

The embassy building is surrounded by the military and police and Micheletti issued a 10-day ultimatum on Tuesday to Brazil to stop harboring Zelaya or face undisclosed “new measures.”   Such threats drew immediate repudiation from the United Nations.


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