theRealnews: Honduran teachers get shock treatment

Honduran teachers get shock treatment

A report from various communities in Honduras where the regime imposed by a 2009 military coup has opened up an all-out attack on the country's teachers. Honduras' teachers are, in the eyes of many, the most organized sector of the anti-coup resistance movement. Over recent months they have had their pensions stolen, their wages cut, their labor rights suspended, and a new education law passed which they believe is the beginning of the privatization process. In response, the teachers and the National People's Resistance Front have occupied institutions, roads and highways across the country, to which the regime has responded with brute force.

Produced by Jesse Freeston.

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