1. Over 10,000 had gathered in Tegucigalpa to protest the coup, and they were violently dispursed by the military, using tear gas and guns (not clear if rubber bullets or otherwise)
2. There are wounded and perhaps dead, but numbers are still unclear
3. COFADEH has been to hospitals and has been documenting some cases
4. THE OFFICIAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION AND THE FISCAL (ATTORNEY GENERAL) ARE REFUSING TO DOCUMENT THE ABUSES, AND ARE SUPPORTING THE COUP GOVERNMENT. COFADEH ASKS THAT WE DENOUNCE THESE OFFICIALS AS NOT FULFILLING THEIR DUTY AS DEFENDERS OF HUMAN RIGHTS. THEY ARE RAMON CUSTODIO, DIRECTOR OF THE NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION AND SANDRA (?couldn't understand last name, something like POLSER), THE ATTORNEY GENERAL.
5. A new cabinet was named by the coup leaders, and they tried to bring them to be sworn in at the presidential palace, but lights were cut and phone lines downed, and this did not take place.
6. Two army batallions have declared that they will not be loyal to the coup government
7. A crew from TELESUR was detained and beaten, but released, after international public pressure
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