Anti Coup Resistance a Target of Extrajudicial Killings: Honduran Professor Assassinated

Tegucigalpa – The Honduran professor Jose Manuel Flores, member of the anti-coup resistance movement was murdered at the school were he worked, it was informed Wednesday.

Flores, a prominent magisterial leader and founder of the Central American Socialist Party (PSOCA) was shot in the back when hooded individuals entered the school through the roof Jose del Pedregal, in the south of the capital.

“His coward murder is in line with a campaign of selective crimes against union and people leaders grouped in the National Front of Popular Resistance” denounced PSOCA in a communiqué.

The party accused the government of Porfirio Lobo of intimidating the professor and trying to stop the fight for better pay and working conditions in the sector.

According to social organizations, since the coup of June 28 in Honduras were reported about 4.200 human rights violation among then more than 130 murders against members of the resistance and about 3.000 arrests.

Articles by: Global Research

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