For Immediate Release
Sam Husseini, (202) 347-0020; or David Zupan, (541) 484-9167
Elections in Iraq * Clinton in Honduras
Jarrar is an Iraqi-born political analyst who just came back from a
visit to Iraq. A senior fellow with Peace Action, Jarrar has written
several articles since his return to the U.S.: "The Iraq Withdrawal:
Obama vs. the Pentagon," "Sliding Backwards on Iraq?" and "A Military
Coup in Iraq?" available at his web page.
from Honduras, Frank is professor of history at the University of
California at Santa Cruz specializing in Honduran social movements and
She said today: "In restoring aid to Honduras and recognizing the
fraudulent government of Porfirio 'Pepe' Lobo Sosa, the United States
is continuing to shore up the coup regime that has violently taken over
Honduras since June 28, and which continues to repress the nonviolent
Resistance with over 250 violations of human rights since Lobo's
inaugural, including three assassinations of Resistance members."
Frank met with 25 members of the Resistance while in Honduras. Her books include Bananera: Women Transforming the Banana Unions of Latin America.
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