The Fatal attack on Ilse Ivania Velazquez A teacher was killed in Honduras last week as security forces attacked a teachers' demonstration in the capital The teachers have been on strike against plans to privatise education as well as defaults on pensions and late payment of salaries. The teacher - assistant principal, Ilse Ivania Velásquez was hit in t he head by a teargas canister and then run over. 2 other teachers were injured when police and the military Cobra unit attacked the demonstrators. Teachers have been in the forefront of the struggle against the illegal government of Lobo Sosa who came to power as the result of a military coup. Meanwhile Lobo Sosa issued a decree ordering the teachers back to work and enabling the state to fire those teachers who do not return and hire substitue teachers to take their positions. Read a statement from the reisistance in Honduras at: