One killed in Honduras protests against re-election of President Juan Orlando Hernandez [Photos]

Activists blocked roads and clashed with police in Honduras as part of nationwide protes against re-election of President Juan Orlando Hernandez

FP Staff January 21, 2018 13:30:19 IST
Activists blocked roads and clashed with police in Honduras as part of nationwide protests on Saturday against the contested re-election of President Juan Orlando Hernandez. AP
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Activists blocked roads and clashed with police in Honduras as part of nationwide protests on Saturday against the contested re-election of President Juan Orlando Hernandez. AP
Following a disputed election marred by irregularities, incumbent President Juan Orlando Hernandez was declared the victor and will be inaugurated on 27 January . The opposition does not recognize Hernandez's victory and are protesting against the result. AP
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Following a disputed election marred by irregularities, incumbent President Juan Orlando Hernandez was declared the victor and will be inaugurated on 27 January . The opposition does not recognize Hernandez's victory and are protesting against the result. AP
The left-wing Alliance in Opposition is against the dictatorship and heading the protest campaign insisting that the election was stolen from its candidate, former TV anchor Salvador Nasrallah and called for a national strike. AP
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The left-wing Alliance in Opposition is against the dictatorship and heading the protest campaign insisting that the election was stolen from its candidate, former TV anchor Salvador Nasrallah and called for a national strike. AP
Dozens of people have been killed and hundreds jailed since Hernandez was declared winner of 26 November run-off election after a three week stretch of often-interrupted ballot counting. AP
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Dozens of people have been killed and hundreds jailed since Hernandez was declared winner of 26 November run-off election after a three week stretch of often-interrupted ballot counting. AP
Opposition presidential candidate Salvador Nasralla made a livestream broadcast along with supporters during clashes with military police in the Policarpo Paz Garcia neighborhood of Tegucigalpa in Honduras on Saturday. AP
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Opposition presidential candidate Salvador Nasralla made a livestream broadcast along with supporters during clashes with military police in the Policarpo Paz Garcia neighborhood of Tegucigalpa in Honduras on Saturday. AP
The government deployed police and soldiers to confront protesters. One demonstrator was shot dead dead on Saturday while seven others were detained. AP
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The government deployed police and soldiers to confront protesters. One demonstrator was shot dead dead on Saturday while seven others were detained. AP
In Tegucigalpa, police fired tear gas at protesters trying to block a road and burn tires. The demonstrators responded by hurling rocks. AP
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In Tegucigalpa, police fired tear gas at protesters trying to block a road and burn tires. The demonstrators responded by hurling rocks. AP
Hernandez was awarded the electoral win last month despite the disputed vote tally. The opposition plans to continue protesting through his swearing-in on 27 January. AP
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Hernandez was awarded the electoral win last month despite the disputed vote tally. The opposition plans to continue protesting through his swearing-in on 27 January. AP