Conference of the Honduran Coup

Lecture: Understanding the Social and Political Impact of the 2009 Honduran Coup d’Etat

Date: 10.21.2010
Time: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Location: Founders Hall 3rd Fl Meeting Room

Admission: Free Speakers:
Miriam Miranda
Miriam Miranda, Coordinator of the Organizacion Fraternal Negra Hondurena (OFRANEH) Fraternal Black Organization of Honduras

  • Andres Pavon, President of the Comite para la Defensa de los Derechos Humanos en Honduras (CODEH) Committee for the Defense of Human Rights in Honduras
  • Angel Antonio Jimenez, Consultant to Peasant Communities and Cooperatives
  • Marcelino Borjas, Professor of Economics at the Universidad Pedagogica Nacional “Francisco Marroquin” and Consultant to Workers Unions

A broad coalition of Hondurans and social movements have joined forces to protest the 2009 military/political Honduran Coup and the policies of the current government. They have been met with repression and human rights abuses reminiscent of the military dictatorships of the 1980s. Four speakers from the Frente Nacional de Resistencia Popular will explain the basic outline of the coup, its economic and political consequences, the types of human rights abuses that have been occurring and the specific impact on various Honduran populations.
Sponsored by SUA International Studies Concentration

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