Honduran Golpistas Are Using Sonic & Chemical Weapons

As the Peruvian government threaten to sue Narcosphere for reporting what appear to be Peruvian police munitions used by the Honduran coup regime more detail of the weapons being deployed against the Brazilian embassy (and for that matter G20 protesters in Pittsburgh) even after the UN condemned them-

Narco News and its team of technical engineers and counter-surveillance consultants has identified the apparatus as the LRAD-X Remote Long Range Acoustic Device, manufactured by the American Technologies Corporation.

The coup regime held a “cadena nacional” (mandatory broadcast on all radio, TV and cable channels) this afternoon to deny having engaged in any chemical warfare and to say it would allow the international Red Cross and Dr. Andres Pavon, a human rights leader, into the embassy to check the health of those inside. A group of doctors, including Pavon, just emerged from the examinations and reported the following:
That the symptoms were definitely caused by some kind of “contaminant.” Upon review of the photos of the unidentified device in the final photograph above, Pavon concludes that it is a humidifier and that the plastic bag contained some kind of liquid to put where water usually goes, and that it was the likely cause of the contamination of the embassy. It was not concluded whether the contaminant weapon was chemical or biological.
The doctors also confirmed, for Radio Globo, that UN officials had entered the Embassy with them to participate in the investigation.
The coup regime has just called a military curfew for most of the country’s population from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. tonight.

And as for those claims of Israeli mercenaries (used, along with the mention of sound and chemical weapons, to discredit Zelaya in articles painting him as losing his mind), it has basis in fact-

Tegucigalpa – August 2, 2009 – We’re facing the COPEMH building, which is the professional association for middle education, and we also are speaking with Dr. René Andrés Pavón, who is the President of the Honduran Human Rights Commission (CODEH).

Dick Emanuelsson (DE): Yesterday CODEH put out a news release denouncing a variety of things, among them that Micheletti’s de facto government has contracted with Israeli commandos or people to train the Honduran military/police forces. What we know from the civil war in Colombia is that these commandos have also been advising the Colombian military forces. What are the Israelis doing here?

Andrés Pavón (AP): Until now what we know is that their mission is to prepare the Armed Forces and the police to aggressively and violently dissuade the demonstrations, by committing crimes of a selective nature in order to build fear, staged terror, and achieve a dismantling of the resistance. Other actions they are undertaking involve certain employees of private security firms putting on police uniforms and acting aggressively against the demonstrators. The police have already sort of been trained to dissuade demonstrations and are a bit fearful about attacking the demonstrators so that it’s as if a bit of their human rights training lingers. On the other hand, the security guards are being paid double and their immunity is guaranteed. These are the practices that they are developing, using the experience of the conflict in Palestine and after having put into practice some of these actions in Colombia.


11 Responses to “Honduran Golpistas Are Using Sonic & Chemical Weapons”

  1. Jay Vos Says:

    Thanks for this update. What I’m fearing is that there might be a coup in Brasil, too? I had also seen the report from TRNN


  2. RickB Says:

    Clip above!
    I had not even though of Brazil being at risk, have to look into that, I had thought Lula was pretty secure.

  3. kyledeb Says:

    Great link to the narcosphere reporting, RickB. I hadn’t noticed that until you pointed it out.

  4. RickB Says:

    Hey Kyle! The narcosphere is really proving invaluable given the biasses of English speaking corporate media when it comes to Latin America and it is like the methodologies and technologies of repression through globalisation are reaching a point of singularity.

  5. RickB Says:

    And a good point -as many have made- the teabaggers got to parade around with guns, while G20 protesters get attacked just for being there. On all the vids you hear the very good police audio system (those sonic weapons must have dolby) announcing the gatherings have been declared an unlawful assembly, so we know who the law is for and who it is not for.

  6. Berto Says:

    I think international funding should be watched into this country, schools and hospitals are lacking everything! But how come this poor country can afford chemical and sonic weapons????? Whose money is that being invested? Hope is not any taxpayers money either.

  7. ralfast Says:

    American taxpayer dollars.

  8. RickB Says:

    Wonder if the teabaggers will protest that?

  9. ralfast Says:

    Oh noes. Not at all. You see the teabggers want and need to feel “powerful”. Their chest swells every time the image of a Supercarrier fills the small screen and fighter/bombers screech over head. Empire makes their loins grow and their hearts rot.

  10. RickB Says:

    That’s why I find the name (and the slang meaning of course) funny, they are not against tax, just against some uses of it, dishonesty as usual from right wing shills.

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