PINAR DEL RIO


support babalú


Your donations help fund
our continued operation

do you babalú?

what they’re saying


bestlatinosmall.jpg

quotes.gif

activism


ozt_bilingual


buclbanner

recommended reading





babalú features





recent comments


  • Ziva Sahl: The NYT’s well knows that the Castro regime has been repressing and murdering dissidents for a half century plus. They...

  • Rayarena: Honey, believe me, I’ve written many-a-letters to the NYTs. And Londoño has a twitter account that people are writing to....

  • Honey: Then write letters to the NTYimes and to CNN and tell them about it.

  • Honey: Now at this Thanksgiving time it is a perfect time to reread Learning to Die in Miami. If you haven’t read it yet, go get a...

  • Ricardo: I thank my lucky star everyday! I hate that “no es facil”, crap I hear from the new Cubans. No brother mas duro es...

search babalu

babalú archives

frequent topics


elsewhere on the net



realclearworld

Amnesty’s Human Rights Report on Venezuela and María Corina Machado’s nonviolent moment on #1A

John Suarez in Notes from the Cuban Exile Quarter:

Amnesty's Human Rights Report on Venezuela and María Corina Machado's nonviolent moment on #1A

Venezuela's slide into totalitarianism and the democratic resistance

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-44Ywt86ujUs/UztqYmL0CkI/AAAAAAAAIJw/66eDWF0dPII/s1600/BkKcBLHCcAAetS3.jpg+large.jpg

María Corina Machado, National Assembly member tear gassed #1A

April 1, 2014 in Venezuela was no joking matter. Two events on the same day demonstrated the human rights challenges facing the South American country: release of the Amnesty International report on Venezuela and María Corina Machado's nonviolent rally to demand admittance to the National Assembly where she is a member duly elected by the Venezuelan people.

Beginning in Madrid in the late morning, Amnesty International released its report on the human rights crisis in Venezuela titled: Venezuela: Human Rights at risk amid protests and during the presentation of the report a number of tweets by the authors and researchers highlighted the situation.

"Esteban Beltrán, provides data on arrests, deaths and wounded in protests in recent weeks in Venezuela."

"Nuria García talks about field research and emphasizes that there are victims who fear speaking in Venezuela."

From Amnesty Spain: "We're concerned, by among other things, threat in residential neighborhoods, using rubber bullets and the abuse of detainees. From Amnesty Spain: We have received dozens of complaints from people who have been ill-treated in detention.

Continue reading HERE.

Comments are closed.