October 2 : International Day of Solidarity with the Honduran people

29 September 2009

 International Day of Solidarity with the Honduran people: against the State Coup, for the restitution of democracy and the Constituent Assembly

Outraged by the State coup in Honduras and the repression of the
Honduran people carried out by the de facto dictatorship, we –
organizations and social movements, members of regional and global
campaigns and networks – are calling for *an International Day of
Solidarity with the Honduran people, to be held simultaneously on the
2nd October*, following on from the actions we have been carrying out
since the 28th June. We call on all of you to:

1. Organise actions in front of United Nations (UN) bodies, the United
States embassy or consulates as well as representations of the Latin
American Business Council in your countries (check names of the board
members and national chapter at *http://www.ceal-int.org)*;

2. Carry out demonstrations, concerts, ecumenical celebrations, press
conferences, events etc, engaging celebrities, activists, intellectuals,
parliamentarians, artists, religious leaders and other people who can
attract the attention of the mass media in order to share Share A unit of ownership interest in a corporation or financial asset, representing one part of the total capital stock. Its owner (a shareholder) is entitled to receive an equal distribution of any profits distributed (a dividend) and to attend shareholder meetings. information
and denounce the situation in Honduras;

3. Denounce and boycott the companies related to the coup leaders (see
the list attached);

4. Send letters to the UN, the European Union, the Organisation of
American States, the Interamerican Commission of Human Rights (ICHR)
demanding urgent action and strong pressure against the coup government
in Honduras and the immediate restitution of democracy and the
legitimate president Manuel Zelaya;

5. To take advantage of these initiatives and activities in each country
to constitute national, provincial, municipal, local and district
solidarity committees with Honduras and contribute with campaigns of
information and communication, of political pressure and of fundraising
in solidarity with the resistance (see sapanish version)

We also call you to mobilise celebrities, activists, intellectuals,
parliamentarians, artists, and religious leaders who can attract the
attention of the mass media to follow in solidarity our Honduran
brothers and sisters in resistance, making a special effort to
participate in the First International Meeting against the State Coup
and for the Constituent Assembly, to be held from the 8th to 10th
October, in Tegucigalpa (*encuentrohonduras at gmail.com
at gmail.com>*, see attached).


Send email to alba at movimientos.org for
further information and adhesion to this call.

For news on the events and initiatives, write email to
contraelgolpedeestadohn at gmail.com and alba at movimientos.org

First adhesions to this call

1 – Movimiento de los Trabajadores Rurales Sin Tierra – Brasil
2 – Centro Memorial Martin Luther King – Cuba
3 – Marcha Mundial de las Mujeres
4 - Grito de los Excluidos Continental
5 - Grito de losExcluidos Mesoamerica
6 - Servicio de Paz y Justicia SERPAJ AL
7 – Campaña por la Desmilitarizacion de las Americas CADA
8 - Equipo de Educación Popular Pañuelos en Rebeldía
9 - Feministas Inconvenientes - Argentina
10-Jubileo Sur – Jubilee South
11- Amigos de la Tierra
12 - Movimiento Nacional Campesiono Indigena
13 - MOCASE V.C Santiago del Estero
14 - MCC Movimiento campesino de Cordoba
15 - UST Union de trbajadores sin tierra de Mendoza
16 - Encuentro Calchaqui Salta
17 - Red Puna Jujuy
18 - Giros Rosario Santa Fe
19 - Mesa de pequeños productores del norte Neuquino Neuquen
20 - SERCUPO Buesno Aires
21 - Corriente Julio Antonio Mella - Argentina
22 - La Trifulca - Frente Cultural y Territorial
23 - Organización Estudiantil Lobo Suelto
24 - Consejo Mundial por la Paz - CMP
25 - Centro Brasileño de Solidariedad a los Pueblos y Lucha por la Paz -
26 - Ecologistas en Acción
27 - Frente Popular Dario Santillan Argentina
28- Convergencia de Movimientos de los Pueblos de las Américas (COMPA)
29- Red Latinoamericana contra las Presas y en Defensa de los Ríos, sus
Comunidades y el Agua (REDLAR)
30- Otros Mundos, AC, México
40 -Red Mexicana de Afectados por la Minería (REMA)
41 - Movimiento Mexicano de Afectados por las Presas y en Defensa de los
42- Red Regional de Justicia y Paz -RedPaz
43- Grupo de Estudios sobre América Latina (GEAL) - Argentina
44- international CADTM network


In Belgium

François Houtart - FMA (Forum mondial des Alternatives)
Avenue Ste Gertrude 5
B- 1348 Louvain la Neuve
Avec mention: Honduras

From abroad:

*Banque DEXIA-Bruxelles - boulevard Pacheco, 1000 Bruxelles
IBAN:BE19 0634 1932 8712

François Houtart
Avenue Sainte Gertrude 5,
1348 Louvain-la-Neuve
Tél : 32.476 31 50 53
Fax : 010/48.95.68
email : francoishoutart at yahoo.fr

In annex : Companies related to the coup leaders



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