[act-ma] 9/30 Stop the Campaign of Terror Against Honduras' Garifuna People by the Coup Regime Confirmation
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Fri Sep 25 11:46:33 PDT 2020
Stop the Campaign of Terror Against Honduras' Garifuna People by the
Coup Regime Confirmation
IN DEFENSE OF OFRANEH
The Black Fraternal Organization of Honduras OFRANEH, and Garifuna
communities In Honduras are doing amazing work to build community to
support one another, protect the environment, strengthen traditional
healing practices, and use of natural medicines.
At the same time, the Honduran coup regime is using the Covid-19 crisis
to increase its power through militarization, corruption, violence, and
the criminalization of the population suffering from extreme levels of
poverty and inequality.
Adrienne Pine is a militant medical anthropologist who teaches at the
American University in DC. She has worked in Honduras, Mexico, Egypt,
and Cuba. She is one of the four Venezuelan Ambassy protectors, in WDC,
who were arrested and put on trial for defending the embassy from
falling to hands of right-wing thugs.
Rony L. Castillo is a native, member, and activist of the Garifuna
community. For over a decade, he worked under the Secretary of Education
in Honduras, overseeing bilingual intercultural education for indigenous
and Black people. He is currently a PhD candidate in Latin American
studies at the University of Texas at Austin.
Karen Spring is a human rights defender, researcher and currently, the
Honduras-based Coordinator for the Honduras Solidarity Network (HSN).
Join us online on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 @ 7 PM
Sponsored by the Latin America Working Group of Massachusetts Peace
Action and the Latin America Solidarity of Western Massachusetts.
Register to attend.
Mass. Peace Action (MAPA)
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