Opinion

President Hernandez must end repression of protests in Honduras

With the demonstrations growing louder by the day, he must also put an immediate end to state repression.

Erika Guevara-Rosas

by Erika Guevara-Rosas

Erika Guevara-Rosas

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Latin America

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Latin America

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Asylum Seekers

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