The multistate TeleSUR TV channel said on Friday 29 April, 2011 that its news team out, which was covering the stay of the legitimate president of Honduras, Manuel Zelaya, in the Brazilian embassy in Tegucigalpa since 21 September, was forced to leave this site diplomacy for the progressive deterioration of his health “due to the systematic plan implemented by the de facto government officials.”
Further alleges that the illegal authorities chaired by Roberto Micheletti denied access to a new group of media professionals.
“This multi-communication company (TeleSUR En Vivo) tried to enter a new news team into the embassy, a request that was denied by the de facto government, that fact constituted a new violation of press freedom,” he said.
TeleSUR informed world public opinion that:
The TeleSUR news team that was in the interior of the Brazilian Embassy in Tegucigalpa was forced to withdraw from the embassy during the day.
The health of our staff was under the danger due to systematic plan implemented by the de facto government officials from the moment arrived the president, Manuel Zelaya.
This multi-communication tried to enter a new news team into the embassy, a request that was denied by the de facto government, that fact constituted a new violation of press freedom.
Despite this new harassment against our work, TeleSUR reaffirms its commitment to reporting transparency and uncensored reality has been living the Latin American people.