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After night of terror, protests to continue today in Venezuela against Cuba-backed dictatorship

A night of terror in Venezuela last night at the Cuban-controlled security forces of the Venezuelan dictatorship violently attacked demonstrators.

Maduradas has photographs of the violence:

http://www.maduradas.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/BifHWFQIAAAzt-S.jpg

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BifhK0lIAAAdiBE.jpg

See more photographs HERE.

Undaunted by the brutality and violence of the Cuban-controlled security forces, pro-democracy protestors in Venezuela will once again take to the streets today to call for the end of the Cuban occupation of their country and the puppet dictatorship of Nicolas Maduro.

Via Notes from the Cuban Exile Quarter:

March of the Youth Against Impunity on #13M at 10:00am in Caracas

"Today I was hit with a rock in the back, a helmet in my nose. I swallowed tear-gas, Carried the kid who died, and what did you do?" - Robert Redman, age 31 over twitter on February 12, 2014 shortly before he was shot and killed.

March 12, 2014 marks one month since the Maduro regime began shooting students in the head who dared to nonviolently protest the lack of security, food shortages, and long lines for basic necessities in Venezuela. Over the past month 23 have been killed in the protests, hundreds injured and more than a thousand detained. Many youths have also been tortured and one documented case of a young detainee anally raped with an assault rifle.

The students are calling for the Maduro regime to free all the detained students, end the criminalization of nonviolent protest, stop the torture and human rights violations, disarm the paramilitary groups, end the censorship of mass media and re-legitimize and renovate of public powers.

Continue reading HERE.

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