Honduras - Jesuits Denounce Government Abuses in Honduras
The Jesuits in Honduras are denouncing the Honduran government's repression of protests over the past two months. The protests have been triggered by the government's privatization initiatives. Honduran security forces have killed and wounded teachers, students, health care workers and other Honduran citizens demonstrating to protect the health and education systems. "We deplore the social and political crisis experienced by the Honduran population as a result of the historic violation of fundamental rights and the deterioration of the rule of law, which are a result of the erratic and corrupt practices of politicians and decision-makers in the public administration", the Jesuits wrote in a statement on behalf of all their apostolic works in the country. Read more...