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Padre Melo speaks: The Price of Truth: Honduran Civil Rights Since the Coup

December 9th, 2013

In October, Padre Melo, one of Honduras's foremost human rights defenders, presented to over 1,000 people in New England. Now, you can view his talk, thanks to our partners at Greenfield Community College, and the Traprock Center for Peace and Justice. Take this opportunity to hear a clear analysis of the reality of Honduras today. And get to know an amazing human being!
See the video here: YoutubePadreMelo

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