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


  • asombra: If this pope ever wants my respect, he’d better have an incredible mea culpa ready, and I mean epic.

  • asombra: I’m telling you, those typical Cuban women are to die for, even if they’d make Aunt Jemima blush with shame. But...

  • asombra: Queen Marie Antoinette never said “If the people have no bread, let them eat cake,” but even if she had, she would...

  • asombra: This noxious asshole isn’t worth a response, being merely a generic academic POS, but he begs a very common question:...

  • TWFKAP: Fucking disgusting. But then, what else can we expect from the sub-human trash that is the left…

search babalu

babalú archives

frequent topics


elsewhere on the net



realclearworld

Human Rights Watch: Unarmed Protestors Beaten, Shot: Rights Violations in Venezuela

Via Notes from the Cuban Exile Quarter:

Human Rights Watch: Unarmed Protestors Beaten, Shot: Rights Violations in Venezuela
"Prosecutors, Judges Complicit in Rights Violations" - Human Rights Watch
http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-QsPGM3RUD0k/U2gvFnXcz3I/AAAAAAAAIVk/-RIL5v4vDic/s1600/2014_venezuela_protest_PRESSER.jpg

This 103-page report documents 45 cases from Caracas and three states, involving more than 150 victims, in which security forces have abused the rights of protesters and other people in the vicinity of demonstrations. Security forces have also allowed armed pro-government gangs to attack unarmed civilians, and in some cases openly collaborated with the gangs.

Excerpt from the report summary:

The accounts of the victims in these 45 cases—together with corroborating evidence assembled from a diverse range of sources—provided credible evidence that more than 150 people were victims of serious abuses in related incidents. (For more on how we conducted our research and documented cases, see the “Methodology”section in this report.)

In most of the cases we documented, security forces employed unlawful force, including shooting and severely beating unarmed individuals. Nearly all of the victims were also arrested and, while in detention, subjected to physical and psychological abuse. In at least 10 cases, the abuses clearly constituted torture.

Continue reading HERE.

Comments are closed.