A number of U.S. officials -- most notably then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton -- played an important role in preventing Zelaya’s return to office and the junta consolidating its power in the face of massive nonviolent protests.
Critics argue the secretary of state's efforts paved the way for the violence still plaguing Honduras.
“They follow me and threaten to kidnap and kill me. They threaten my family. This is what we have to face,” the award-winning activist said last year.