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MUCA: Ejercito, policia, matones rodean fincas tomadas Las Guanchias y Buenos Amigos

PRONUNCIAMIENTO

El Movimiento Unificado Campesino del Aguan (MUCA Margen Izquierda) en lucha por la reivindicación de la tierra y por una real y verdadera aplicación de una reforma agraria integral nos pronunciamos ante la Sociedad Hondureña, la Comunidad Internacional, los Organismos de Derechos Humanos Nacionales e Internacionales:

Decidimos tomarnos las fincas Las Guanchias y Buenos Amigos, por el incumplimiento del convenio suscrito en la ciudad de Trujillo el 14 de abril de 2011 por el gobierno mitómano y represor del señor Porfirio Lobo Sosa, hemos sido provocados constantemente por los guardias paramilitares del agroindustrial nicaragüense René Morales, con el desenlace fatal que el día 5 de junio en horas de la mañana las hordas asesinas de este pernicioso extranjero palmero de la muerte asesinaron a tres compañeros campesinos.

La responsabilidad de estas muertes y de todas las que puedan suceder en el futuro es del gobierno del señor Lobo Sosa, quien se ha negado cumplir el convenio suscrito en la ciudad de Trujillo, su desidia está contribuyendo a que se generalice la violencia, se intensifique la miseria, se derrame la sangre de los compañeros y se enlute a familias campesinas del Valle del Bajo Aguan.

La violencia y la mitomania son las características principales de la conducta política del gobierno del señor Porfirio Lobo Sosa, que asesina a opositores tal y como ha sucedido con mas de treinta compañeros campesinos y mas de sesenta compañeros de la resistencia nacional.

No nos amedrentan, los asesinatos, las desapariciones, la criminalización jurídica de nuestras lucha, la impunidad contra los asesinos de nuestros compañeros, ni la parcialidad y complicidad de las autoridades, la cotidianidad y naturaleza de estas acciones represivas más bien lejos de desistir nos motivan a continuar con esta lucha que es justa, dura pero no imposible.

Nuestra lucha no es fortuita ni obedece a actitudes individuales sino a la maduración de los conflictos en el agro nacional y nuestro movimiento considera ineludibles los cambios políticos profundos en la tenencia la reivindicación y la justa distribución de la tierra.

Hoy desde tempranas horas de la mañana las fincas Las Guanchías y Buenos Amigos, que mantenemos tomadas por el incumplimiento de este gobierno con la adjudicación de los sobretechos y las ocho mil hectáreas de tierra restante, han sido rodeadas por los matones de René Morales, miembros del ejército y la policía nacional, con la intención de desalojarnos. Responsabilizamos de cualquier masacre que pueda suceder en perjuicio de nuestros compañeros al gobierno mitómano del señor Porfirio Lobo Sosa, quien no ha tenido la voluntad de darle una solución política o negociada a este conflicto.

Valle del Bajo Aguan, 9 de junio de 2011

Por la reivindicación de la tierra, una real y verdadera aplicación de una Reforma Agraria Integral.

Movimiento Unificado Campesino del Aguan (MUCA Margen Izquierda)

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Annie Bird: 3 Killed; 2 Kidnapped in the Aguan

HONDURAS RE-ADMITTED TO THE OAS

3 KILLED; 2 KIDNAPPED IN THE AGUAN

(By Annie Bird, June 9, 2011)

On Sunday, June 5, Jose Recinos Aguilar, Joel Santamaria and Genaro Cuesta, all members of the Authentic Revindicative Campesino Movement of the Aguan (MARCA), were massacred in a car a few meters from the San Esteban cooperative.  At approximately the same time it is reported that armed forces entered the installations of the National Agrarian Institute and opened fire on families who for several months have taken refuge within the government owned agrarian training center. Doris Pérez Vásquez was shot in the abdomen and is reported to be in critical condition.

Even as the community buried the three men murdered this Sunday, they continued the search for Olvin Gallegos and Segundo Gomez, two members of MARCA.  Eyewitnesses saw private security guards, from the same forces being trained as paramilitaries, kidnap the two men.

MAY 15 – DISAPPEARANCE

The killing and kidnapping of these 5 campesinos follows upon the May 15th forced disappearance of Francisco Pascual López as he tended cattle on his farm close to the property line with the Panama African palm plantation, a farm that maintains heavy presence of paramilitaries.  Nearby farmers with whom he shares the farm heard shots fired, but when they arrived where he had been, he was gone.  Police found bullets and a trail of blood leading into the Panama African palm plantation, but refused to enter the plantation to continue the search.

MAY 18 – KILLING

On May 18, Sixto Ramos was killed along the highway, shot from a passing car.  Additionally, on May 10, Jose Paulino Lemo was shot as he walked on the road to sell fish by a passing motorcycle.  Francisco Pascual Lopez, Sixto Ramos and Jose Paulino Lemo were active members of the Campesino Movement of the Aguan (MCA).

PARAMILITARY TRAINING ON HONDURAN MILITARY BASE

FOREIGN TRAINERS REPORTED

There are reports that approximately 400 private security guards, employed by African palm producers in the region, are being trained in the Rio Claro base in Tocoa, Colon, home of the 15th Army Battalion.  The security guards reportedly are from the Orion security company, employed by the Exportadora del Atlantico, and others are employed directly by the Dinant palm oil and derivatives company.

The trainers wear Honduran military uniforms, and rarely leave the base though they have been reported to participate in forced, illegal evictions.  During these evictions security guards have been reported to change into military uniforms; close collaboration between police, military and security guards has been reported.

Local informants claim the trainer’s accents, stature and coloring lead people in the region to believe they are not Honduran.  Many suspect they are Colombian.  In October 2009, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the use of Mercenaries, Private Security and Paramilitaries reported the Honduran African palm producers were recruiting security forces in Colombia particularly among former AUC members – a right-wing paramilitary group.

There have also been reports of Chinook helicopters flying to and from the Rio Claro base, which leads many to believe US troops maintain a presence on the base.

On January 8, 2011, Juan Chinchilla, a Honduran land rights activist, was kidnapped and tortured.  Able to escape the evening of January 9, while being moved from his illegal detention center, Chinchilla reported that participants in his torture spoke English and another language he was not able to identify.

CRIMINALIZATION OF LAND RIGHTS AND OTHER HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS

The rash of killings and forced disappearances is obviously of grave concern; all the more shocking as Honduras was re-admitted to the OAS.

A communiqué by the National Agrarian Institute Workers Union asserts that since the June 2009 military coup, 39 campesinos have been killed by paramilitary forces working for the oil palm planters while 10 more have been disappeared.

As violence by paramilitary forces increases so does criminalization of land rights activists and other human rights defenders.  The limited media reporting of the killings in the Aguan region is coupled with accusations that the land and human rights movements being targeted by the paramilitary actions are armed.

In March 2010, when the military backed Honduran regime was criticized for the extreme militarization of the Aguan, de facto president Lobo responded with unsupported accusations that the campesinos were armed and Venezuelan and Nicaraguans were present in the area.

Following the November 15, 2010 massacre of 5 campesinos by Dinant palm oil security forces (with military and police support), Lobo claimed that campesinos had a stash of over 1,000 high caliber weapons and had received foreign training, which Security Minister Oscar Alvarez claimed took place in Nicaragua.

On this pretext the military took over the National Agrarian Institute (INA) and the INA union reported that the army stole documentation that demonstrated that palm oil planters did not hold legitimate claim over lands being contested by campesinos.

African palm producer Miguel Facusse (one of the wealthiest and most powerful men in Honduras and major backer of the June 2009 military coup) is again using Honduras’ corrupted “justice” system to persecute human rights defenders, a practice long employed by Facusse and others.

On May 30, 2011, Facusse’s lawyers announced he was suing Catholic Bishop Luis Alfonso Santos for statements that implicated Facusse in the killing of 14 farmers in the Aguan region. A few days later, June 6, 2011, Facusse presented defamation charges against Andres Pavon, the Director of the Honduran Committee for the Defense of Human Rights (CODEH).  Several months prior Pavon had presented legal charges against Facusse related to the killing of the 14 farmers, and just days before being subject to the defamation charges had denounced that the evidence on the killings was disappearing from the Attorney General Offices files.

PALM PLANTERS USE VOLENCE AND FRAUD TO TAKE LAND FROM FARMERS

This State-backed, paramilitary repression occurs in the context of a series of complex, long-term land rights disputes in the region.

The lower Aguan, a fertile agricultural plain that surrounds the Aguan river near Honduras’ Caribean coast, was subject to an agricultural colonization program in the 1960s and 1970s facilitated by an agrarian reform program.  At that time dozens of cooperatives were formed and many began cultivation of a crop pioneered by United Fruit Company, African palm for vegetable oil production.

In the beginning of the 1990s, a “land modernization” law was passed.  Among other measures, the “Land Modernization Law” in Honduras removed restrictions on resale of land obtained through the agrarian reform program.  Dozens of cooperatives established through the agrarian reform program were resold to today’s Honduran palm oil magnates, Miguel Facusse and Rene Morales.  However many of the sales were marred by illegalities, fraud and violence.

By 2000, there were tremendous problems of landlessness, underemployment and terrible working conditions among small farmers in the region.  With the support of the Parish of Tocoa, landless farmers organized the Campesino Movment of the Aguan (MCA).

In 2000, hundreds of small farmers established themselves in an area known as the Center for Regional Military Training (CREM), an extension of land used by the US army in the 1980s to train Central American militaries and to provide support to the Contra armed insurgency that fought the Sandinista government in Nicaragua.

Between 1989 and 1990, the CREM land had been purchased by the National Agrarian Institute, reportedly from US citizen Temistocles Ramirez, for $17 million to be used exclusively for agrarian reform purposes.  Previously, the land had been used for large scale cattle ranching, and according to some reports drug trafficking, largely by former Honduran military, who naturally quickly came into conflict with the campesinos who established farms in the property in 2000.

However, with support from the catholic church and national land rights organizations, the “cattle ranchers” were compensated through the INA for the “improvements” they had made on the CREM land, so as to take pressure of the campesinos who were now setting up coops and businesses, with the support of INA.

Only a few portions of the land then remained in conflict, particularly an area known as El Tumbador which Miguel Facusse claimed to own, via a questionable land purchase.  The MCA divided the CREM lands between 45 distinct Campesino Businesses.

In 2004, campesinos began organizing to reclaim cooperative lands that had been illegally acquired by the palm oil magnates in the 1990s, forming the Unified Campesino Movement of the Aguan, MUCA.

In February 2006, 7000 campesinos organized in the MUCA blocked the main highway in Tocoa, demanding that the District Attorney in Tocoa, the Attorney General of Honduras and the Supreme Court investigate the irregular purchases of the cooperatives in the 1990s.

By March 2009, after years of investigation, the MUCA proposed a negotiation platform focused on demanding that 29 cooperatives be returned to campesinos.

On May 28, 2009 MUCA occupied the palm oil processing plant owned my Miguel Facusse.

President Zelaya personally went to the Aguan to negotiate with the campesinos.  On June 12, 2009 an agreement was defined between the MUCA and the government, and the processing plant occupation was lifted.  On June 19 President Zelaya signed the agreement, which essentially mandated a technical-legal team with the investigation of the legal history of the cooperatives.

On June 21 the investigation began, but ended with the June 28, 2009 military coup.

In reaction to the suspension of the investigation, on December 9, 2009 the MUCA began occupying the former cooperatives in conflict, and claim to hold documentation to demonstrate that the palm oil magnates do not legally own 29 cooperative farms.

In April 2010, de facto president Porfirio Lobo sent thousands of troops to occupy the Aguan, and forced the MUCA to enter into negotiations, not only threatened private security forces controlled by the palm oil magnates, but also by the Honduran military.

An agreement was signed in which Miguel Facusse agreed to sell an extension of land to the MUCA.  At this time a section of the MUCA split off to form the Authentic and Revindicative Campesino Movement of the Aguan, MARCA.

MARCA campesinos decided to pursue recognition of their land rights through law suits using the documentation they had gathered that showed flawed titling processes by the palm oil magnates rather than signing a negotiated agreement as those in MUCA chose to do.

The terms of the “agreement” signed between the palm oil companies and the MUCA have not been complied with and the “justice” system has not facilitated the advance of the legal remedies sought by MARCA.

Instead, throughout 2010 palm oil planters strengthened their paramilitary presence and the area remained militarized.  Dozens of campesino killings have been documented, and it is understood that others have occurred which have not been documented; please see the list below:

PARTIAL LIST OF KILLINGS, KIDNAPPINGS & DISAPPEARANCES

1. January 4, 2010: Miguel Angel Alonso Oliva, from the Cooperativa Guanchias, Shot in the back

2. January 31, 2010: Juan Ramon Mejia, from the Cooperativa Occidental, Intentionally run over by a car

3. February 4, 2010: Isidro Santos, from the Cooperativa Occidental, Died in car crash while fleeing from armed men shooting at them from another car

4. February 4, 2010: Francisco Montes, from the Cooperativa Buenos Amigos, Died in car crash while fleeing from armed men shooting at them from another car

5. February 14, 2010 – Feliciano Santos from the Cooperativa 21 de Julio – fatally shot while walking to lands in dispute

6. March 17, 2010 – Jose Antonio Cardoza from the Associative Business Brisas de COHDEFOR – fatally shot while walking home from the fields

7. March 17, 2010 – Jose Concepcion Carias from the Associative Business Brisas de COHDEFOR – fatally shot while walking home from the fields

8. April 7, 2010 – Jose Leonel Guerra Alvarez from La Confianza Cooperativa – shot in front of his home by two people who stopped on a motorcycle

9. April 25, 2010 – Esteban Garcia from the Associative Business 9 de Agosto – shot while riding his bicycle from a passing car

10. June 20, 2010 – Oscar Giovanny Ramirez of the La Aurora Coopertiva – killed in the midst of an assault carried out by Cobra police force and Orion security guards

11. August 18, 2010 – Victor Manuel Mata Olica from the La Auroroa Cooperative – shot while traveling home in a car that according to witnesses was fired upon by security guards riding in blue double cabin pick up truck

12. August 18, 2010 – Rodving Omar Villegas from the La Auroroa Cooperative – shot while traveling home in a car that according to witnesses was fired upon by security guards riding in blue double cabin pick up truck

13. August 18, 2010 – Sergio Madiel Amaya from the La Auroroa Cooperative – shot while traveling home in a car that according to witnesses was fired upon by security guards riding in blue double cabin pick up truck

14. September 10, 2010 – Francisco Miranda Ortega of the La Aurora Cooperativa – shot by six people while he rode his bike to Tocoa

15. November 15, 2010 – Raul Castillo of the Cooperative 14 de mayo – shot by Dinant security guards on the Finca El Tumbador

16. November 15, 2010 – Jose Luis Sauceda of the Cooperative 14 de mayo – shot by Dinant security guards on the Finca El Tumbador

17. November 15, 2010 – Ciriaco Munoz of the Cooperativa Nueva Esperanza – shot by Dinant security guards on the Finca El Tumbador

18. November 15, 2010 – Teodoro Acosta de la Cooperativa Nueva Esperanza – shot by Dinant security guards on the Finca El Tumbador

19. November 15, 2010 – Ignacio Reyes Garcia of the Three United Families Cooperative – shot by Dinant security guards on the Finca El Tumbador

20. Esteban Garcia from the Associative Business 25 de abril was shot while riding his bike by gunmen in a white sedan

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FOR MORE INFORMATION

Annie Bird (annie@rightsaction.org)

Grahame Russell (info@rightsaction.org)

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Movimiento Unificado Campesino del Aguan (MUCA): Comunicado, 30 abril 2011

COMUNICADO

Movimiento Unificado Campesino Del Aguan

MUCA

 

El Movimiento Unificado Campesino del Aguan (MUCA). Al pueblo hondureño, instituciones defensoras de los derechos humanos, a los gobiernos de la comunidad internacional, medios de comunicación a nivel nacional y  la prensa mundial comunica lo siguiente:

I.                    MUCA denuncia la dilatación por parte del gobierno de Honduras comandado por el Sr. Porfirio Lobo Sosa del acta convenio de compromiso en donde se comprometió con nuestro movimiento y se firmaron acuerdos en materia de tierras, salud, educación, vivienda, y respeto a los derechos humanos por parte de los grupos armados del país. De lo cual el gobierno ha cumplido en un miserable  porcentaje y no se han respetado los plazos establecidos por la comisión negociadora de parte del estado encabezada por el mismo presidente de la república.

II.                  Además MUCA denuncia. Aferrados a las largas del gobierno dadas al acta convenio de compromiso, los empresarios Miguel Facussé Barjum, René Morales, Reinaldo Canales, han desatado una feroz persecución, represión y una campaña de desprestigio en contra de nuestro movimiento, aduciendo e interponiendo denuncias en la Dirección Nacional de Investigación Criminal (DNIC) acusando a nuestro movimiento de haber secuestrado guardias de seguridad de la empresa Orión la cual provee guardas a las fincas de los empresarios antes mencionados.

III.               MUCA, niega rotundamente las falsas acusaciones interpuestas por la empresa Orión. Y además denuncia represalias tomadas por parte de  guardias de seguridad de la empresa en mención, en contra de compañeros del Asentamiento CampesinoNueva Confianza” mientras se dirigían a sus labores diarias. Guardias de la finca San Isidro abrieron fuego con armas de alto calibre apuntando a la unidad de transporte en donde se conducían los compañeros.

IV.               MUCA, responsabiliza al gobierno de la república de Honduras, al Sr. Porfirio Lobo Sosa a los   Sres. terratenientes Miguel Facussé Barjum, René Morales, Reinaldo Canales de cualquier hecho violento que se desate por parte de escuadrones de sicarios, militares, policías y guardias de seguridad en contra de compañeros y compañeras del MUCA.

V.                  MUCA, llama a los organismos defensores de los derechos humanos para que presten especial atención a las violaciones realizadas en contra de la dignidad y la vida de los campesinos y campesinas de nuestro movimiento.

VI.               MUCA, llama y exige al gobierno a la pronta solución de este conflicto promovida por los terratenientes, lo cual se lograra únicamente con el estricto cumplimiento del acta convenio de compromiso en todos sus aspectos.

Un Hasta Siempre! Un Llanto sollozo! Un Grito De Furia!

Por Nuestros Muertos Ni Un Minuto De Silencio. Acción y Recuperación.

 

Redactado en La Confianza, Tocoa, Colon, Honduras, C.A. a los treinta días del mes de abril del año dos mil once.

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[en] COFADEH: Alert in the Aguan, Young MUCA Member Murdered

Alert: New Violent Incidents in the Aguan, Thursday, April 1, 2010

The Committee of Relatives of the Detained-Disappeared in Honduras, COFADEH, calls out urgently to the international community in the face of new acts of violence that occurred in the Aguan region today, Thursday, April 1st:

1.-We condemn the murder of 22-year-old Miguel Alonso Oliva, murdered by security guards when the Aguan Unified Campesino Movement (MUCA) occupied lands in the Boleros estate, which are illegally possessed by landowner Rene Morales.

2.-At the same time, we condemn the lack of quick action to solve the land conflict in the lower Aguan by the Porfirio Lobo Sosa regime, which is showing itself to be acquiescent to the landowners by failing to take on the responsibility of returning the State-owned lands that should be immediately handed over to the campesinos and campesinas, as per the law.

3.-We urge the international community to send urgent actions to the Honduran State in order to end this precarious and difficult situation against women, men, and children. They are terrorized by the weapons belonging both to the security guards working for landowners Miguel Facusse, Rene Morales and Reynaldo Canales, as well as those of the heavily-armed army and police forces that are preparing to move into the area with the intention of evicting the campesinos and campesinas who have recuperated the lands along the left bank of the Aguan river. Several cooperatives are located along the left bank: Suyapa del Aguán, Guanchías, Buenos Amigos, Remolino, Despertar, Trinidad, San Esteban, Quebrada Honda, Paso Aguán, El Plantel, Islas 1 and 2, Marañones, and Boleros.

4.-We proclaim our solidarity with the family of young Miguel Alonso Oliva, whose wake is being held in the community of Guadalupe Carney in Silin, Colon, where dozens of people have gathered to accompany his relatives.

5.-COFADEH has received unconfirmed reports of other possible deaths of security guards, demonstrating the urgency of a resolution to this conflict in order to avoid further bloodshed and the polarization of the Honduran family.

OF THE ACTS AND THOSE RESPONSIBLE,
WE DO NOT FORGET, NOR DO WE FORGIVE

Committee of Relatives of the Detained-Disappeared in Honduras
COFADEH

Tegucigalpa, April 1st, 2010

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[es] COFADEH: Alerta y denuncia asesinato de joven en el Aguan

Alerta ante nuevos hechos violentos en el Aguán Jueves, 01 de Abril de 2010‏

El Comité de Familiares de Detenidos Desaparecidos en Honduras, COFADEH, hace un llamado urgente a la comunidad internacional ante nuevos actos de violencia ocurridos en el Aguán, este jueves 01 de abril:

1.-Condenamos el asesinato del joven Miguel Alonso Oliva de 22 años, quien fue asesinado por guardias de seguridad cuando el Movimiento Campesino Unificado del Aguán (MUCA), tomaba las tierras en la finca Boleros, que están en posesión ilegal del terrateniente René Morales.

2.-Al mismo tiempo condenamos la falta de acciones rápidas para solucionar el conflicto de tierras en el Bajo Aguán por parte del régimen de Porfirio Lobo Sosa, que se muestra aquiescente con los terrateniente al evadir asumir la responsabilidad de devolver las tierras que son del Estado y que de inmediato deben ser entregadas a los campesinos y campesinas, tal como lo señala la Ley.

3.-Urgimos de la comunidad internacional el envío de acciones urgentes al Estado hondureño a fin de terminar con esta situación precaria y difícil contra mujeres, hombres, niños y niñas que sufren el terror de los fusiles tanto de guardias de seguridad de los terratenientes Miguel Facussé, René Morales y Reinaldo Canales, como del ejército y la policía, que fuertemente armados se preparan para movilizarse a la zona, con la intención de desalojar a los campesinos y campesinas que han recuperado las tierras en la margen izquierda del Río Aguán. Donde se ubican las cooperativas Suyapa del Aguán, Guanchías, Buenos Amigos, Remolino, Despertar, Trinidad, San Esteban, Quebrada Honda, Paso Aguán, El Plantel, Islas 1 y 2, Marañones y Bolero.

4.-Nos solidarizamos con la familia del joven Miguel Alonso Oliva, quien está siendo velado en la comunidad Guadalupe Carney, en Silín, Colón, donde decenas de compañeros y compañaeras llegan a acompañar a sus familiares.

5.- El COFADEH ha recibido información no confirmada de otras posibles muertes de guardias de seguridad, lo que pone de manifiesto la urgencia de resolver este conflicto para evitar más derramamiento de sangre y la polarización de la familia hondureña.

DE LOS HECHOS Y LOS HECHORES

NI OLVIDO NI PERDON

Comité de Familiares de Detenidos Desaparecidos en Honduras

COFADEH

Tegucigalpa, 01 de abril de 2010

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[es] Posicionamiento de la Plataforma de los Derechos Humanos ante el conflicto en el Bajo Aguan

PLATAFORMA DE DERECHOS HUMANOS
CDM-CIPRODEH-CODEH-COFADEH-CPTRT-FIAN

Posicionamiento de la Plataforma de Derechos Humanos ante el
conflicto del Bajo Aguán”

La situación de violencia generada en el Aguán es producto de un problema estructural no resuelto en Honduras y una expresión de la necesidad de los profundos cambios que requiere el país para que las mayorías gocen efectiva y plenamente de sus derechos humanos.

Con el golpe de estado político-empresarial-militar ejecutado el pasado 28 de junio de2009 contra la institucionalidad del Estado de Honduras, se incrementaron las muertes, las persecuciones, las amenazas y las intimidaciones en contra de unas 3 mil 500 familias campesinas que reclaman tierra para vivir con dignidad.

En los últimos meses se ha intensificado la represión por diferentes medios: vuelosrasantes de helicópteros y aviones, comandos armados cruzando amenazadoramente poblados indefensos, captura, tortura y cuatro asesinatos de campesinos afiliados al Movimiento Unificado Campesino del Aguán (MUCA). Y el inevitable enfrentamientoha producido la muerte de guardias de seguridad de los terratenientes, de acuerdo a reportes de la policía.

Esta agresión armada es acompañada por una campaña sistemática de los medios de comunicación controlados por los grupos de poder, con el fin de justificar las incursiones violentas contra los asentamientos campesinos y desprestigiar la luchareivindicativa de MUCA.


La Plataforma de Derechos Humanos, ante el conflicto entre campesinos y terratenientes en la zona del Bajo Aguán, insta a la comunidad internacional y a organismos de derechos humanos internacionales para que presionen al actual régimen que dirigePorfirio Lobo Sosa, con la finalidad de que cese la violencia y encuentre soluciones inmediatas a la causa que origina la crisis.


Debe frenarse la campaña mal intencionada y desinformativa desatada por los empresarios Miguel Facussé, René Morales y Reynaldo Canales que haciendo apología al odio, ponen en peligro la integridad y las vidas de las familias campesinas asentadas enesa región y de miembros de organizaciones que se solidarizan con esta lucha emprendida por MUCA.

Demandamos una solución definitiva al conflicto que pasa forzosamente por resolver el problema de la inequidad en la distribución de la tierra y otros recursos productivos.

Plataforma de Derechos Humanos
Tegucigalpa MDC 15 de marzo de 2010

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