21 US Congress Members Sign Letter Asking John Kerry to Suspend Military Aid to Honduras

PDF of the letter here:08_19_15_Honduras_Letter_Sec_Kerry



August 19, 2015

Dear Secretary Kerry:

We write to express our concern regarding the continued involvement of the Honduran military in domestic law enforcement and traditionally civilian institutions in Honduras, and the Obama Administration’s request to increase U.S. security assistance to Honduras for FY2016.

We also write to request the State Department’s strict evaluation of U.S. support and training for the Honduran police and military in accordance with human rights conditions placed in the FY2015 State and Foreign Operations Appropriations Act, full implementation of the Leahy Act, and the suspension and re-evaluation of further training and support for Honduran police and military units until human rights abuses are adequately addressed by the Honduran Government.

To read more please link here: 08_19_15_Honduras_Letter_Sec_Kerry



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