Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Pictures from coup d'etat in Honduras

A wounded protester lies on the street.

General Romeo Vásquez, mastermind of the coup d'etat, states, "No one is above the law."

A soldier stands ready to fire.

The military goes after the press.

Vehicles aim water with chemicals at the population who is resisting.

Protesters confront the military to fight for democracy.

A soldier holds an anti-coup protester at gunpoint.

The police are guarded by shields while protesters aren't armed.

An anti-coup protestor picks up a can of tear-gas aimed at him and throws it back.

A wounded woman is being transported by the military.

Anti-coup protesters and the military face each other.

Two soldiers stop a photographer.

Soldiers chase after two young women holding their country's flag
Soldiers keep a man pinned to the ground at gunpoint.

Protesters build barricades near the presidential house.

Protesters against the coup throw rocks at the Honduran military.

Soldiers clash with anti-coup protesters.

A wounded woman is led to safety.
The new "president" of Honduras, Roberto Micheletti.

A Zelaya supporter sings the national anthem outside the presidential house.

- Sara Skinner, US Grassroots Coordinator
*Photos from AP.

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