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Orwellian_Ghost Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-22-09 08:49 AM
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President Zelaya is Back in Honduras
The ousted president of Honduras, Manuel Zelaya, has returned to his country after nearly three months in exile following a political coup.

Below is the transcript of an interview he gave to the BBC's Latin American service from inside the Brazilian embassy in the capital Tegucigalpa.

Question: How did you arrive in Honduras?


A: In a peaceful, voluntary manner. I've been supported by various groups but I can't mention them so those people are not hurt. for more than 15 hours... through rivers, mountains, until we reached the capital of Honduras in the early hours of the morning.

We overcame military and police obstacles on the highways, because this country has been kidnapped by the military forces.

...

Question: Do you think your presence in Tegucigalpa could stoke further demonstrations?


A: Yes, of course, we have started today with more demonstrations. I am a peaceful man, I don't like violence and I call upon the armed forces not to use violence against people. Not against the people.

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http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/8267982.stm
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HamdenRice Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-22-09 08:57 AM
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1. Your excerpts take his words out of context
Straight for the violent protest money shot, eh?

Please post the more thoughtful parts of the interview next time.
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blindpig Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-22-09 09:42 AM
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2. k&r, n/t
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