Voter Fraud Charges Plague Honduran Election, While U.S. Backs Incumbent Winner05:53
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Supporters of the presidential candidate for the Opposition Alliance Against the Dictatorship, Salvador Nasralla, set fire to tires as they protest against the re-election of President Juan Orlando Hernandez in elections marred by suspicions of fraud, outside the U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa on Dec. 21, 2017. (Orlando Sierra/AFP/Getty Images)
Supporters of the presidential candidate for the Opposition Alliance Against the Dictatorship, Salvador Nasralla, set fire to tires as they protest against the re-election of President Juan Orlando Hernandez in elections marred by suspicions of fraud, outside the U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa on Dec. 21, 2017. (Orlando Sierra/AFP/Getty Images)
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More than two dozen protesters have died on the streets of Honduras during protests against the government of Juan Orlando Hernandez, the incumbent president who was declared the winner of the country's elections in late November. The Organization of American States and others are calling for a new vote, citing widespread voter fraud and manipulation, while the U.S. continues to back Hernandez.

Here & Now's Robin Young talks with Honduran journalist Gerardo Torres Zelaya, who is also coordinator of the Opposition Alliance.

This segment aired on December 22, 2017.

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