Monday, December 11, 2023

Free corner groups and attacked opposition representatives

Nationalist deputy Antonio Rivera Callejas was attacked with a stone on the head by Libertad y Refundación (Free) groups who cornered them on the ground floor of the National Congress.

Nationalist deputy Antonio Rivera Callejas was attacked in the head by Libre groups.Three National Party deputies who were hoping to enter Congress were attacked this Tuesday by Libre groups.

National Party representatives Jack Uriarte and Tomás Zambrano were also attacked.

Deputy Toño Rivera was transferred to a care center

Police tried to protect the representatives from stones and glass bottles thrown by Libre supporters.

The basement of the National Congress was filled with Libre supporters who, according to them, wanted the opposition to impose an equal board of directors.

Libre supporters called the nationalist representatives thieves and corrupt.

A group of deputies from the Liberal Party and Salvador Party of Honduras (PSH) were locked up after it was ordered to close all access to the National Congress.

Libre collectives went to the basement of the National Congress to insult the nationalist representatives who could not enter the legislative building.

The followers of the Freedom and Refoundation Party (Libre) were cornered by the nationalist representatives.

The entrances to the National Congress were closed to prevent opposition deputies from holding an ordinary session.

Another group of nationalist deputies could not enter Congress to join the liberals and PSH.

Nationalist deputy Antonio Rivera Callejas criticized that Libre wants to dissolve the National Congress.

Deputy Tomás Zambrano also reported that they tried to enter the headquarters of the Legislature of Honduras, but they could not do so due to the order of Luis Redondo.

The atmosphere became tense in the basement of the National Congress.

More than three hours later, the deputies and the media continued to be unable to enter and exit the National Congress.

As the basement of the CN continued to fill with groups, they insulted the opposition deputies who demanded to enter the unicameral body.

While inside the CN, representatives from the Liberal and Salvadoran Party of Honduras (PSH), this Tuesday installed audio equipment to create the call.

“This is Libre’s agenda, a radical agenda to install socialism, today is October 31 and the deadline for ordinary sessions ends and as congressmen, we have to make laws,” said nationalist representative Eder Mejía.

He concluded: “Today democracy, the rule of law, is violated, we are not here on a whim, this is a step to suppress and cover the fact that they violated the rights of the representatives. They sent groups to insult us saying they will scare us, but we don’t move.”

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