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Honduran Accord Solidifies Coup E'Etat Rule

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The UK Trades Union Congress (TUC), "the voice of Britain at work (with) 58 affiliated unions representing nearly seven million working people," called on MP David Miliband, Secretary of State Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, "to increase pressure" on hardliners "to restore democracy and to strongly condemn the series of human rights violations" post-coup.

The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), representing 170 million workers in 158 countries, unanimously passed a resolution at its recent Berlin General Council meeting calling for:

-- suspending Honduran trade preferences and financial aid and cooperation until democracy is fully restored; and

-- not cooperating with the bogus November elections by sending observers.

On October 31, the National Resistance Front told Hondurans:

-- "We celebrate the upcoming restoration of President Manuel Zelaya Rosales as a popular victory over the narrow interests of the coup oligarchy;"

-- the Accord mandates "returning the holder of executive power to its pre-June 28 state (and assuring) a democratic framework in which the people can exercise their right to transform society;"

-- the Accord must "be processed in an expedited fashion by the National Congress; we alert all our pressure for the immediate compliance;"

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