Remember that coup in Honduras last year? Well, a group of judges who were fired after making legal decisions against the widely-accepted-as-illegal coup have launched a hunger strike against their dismissal.

The judges say their dismissal was a political maneuver, claiming the high court in Honduras is defending the interests of the coup government and not justice or national interest. –JCL

Al Jazeera English:

A group of Honduran judges and lawyers have launched a protest after being fired by the supreme court.

The men say their dismissal has nothing to do with their performance and everything to do with politics.

Al Jazeera’s Kimberly Halkett reports from Tegucigalpa, the Honduran capital.

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