Wednesday, July 1, 2009

PHOTOS: Coup in Honduras Turns Violent

Tear gas in the street.

A photographer is cornered by the riot police.

A soldier points a gun at the demonstrators.

Protesters fight back against riot police in Tegucigalpa.

Anti-coup protestors prepare themselves to fight.

Police hold a citizen down on the ground. The wall in the background reads, "Private Property."

An older man is beaten by police.

A demonstrator puts pressure on a friend's head wound to curb the bleeding.

Chaos in the streets.

Citizens shield their eyes from tear gas used to disperse the crowds.

The riot police are ready to fire at the protesters.
Riot police cover themselves with their shields.

Demonstrators take on the riot police.

- Sara Skinner, US Grassroots Coordinator

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