Reports from Honduras Show Repression, Voter Fraud
December 11th, 2013
By Lydia Simas
Grassroots International has been in close contact with our partners in Honduras throughout the recent elections there. Many offered first-hand reports that election observers and agrarian reform activists were intimidated, ballots were not collected, and people were threatened with violence and even killed. The report below from the Real News.com (Honduran Elections: Another Chapter of the Ongoing Coup) describes irregularities with the elections, including allegations of widespread voter suppression that ultimately failed the Honduran people.
Our partners continue to stand strong against the corruption demonstrated during the elections and for the rights of peasants, Garifuna (Afro-Honduran), and indigenous peoples.