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Radio Havana Cuba | They condemn the structural violence against Venezuela in Colombia

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Caracas, October 12 (RHC) Venezuela’s Attorney General, Tarek William Saab, condemned the structural and systematic violence against the country’s citizens in Colombia as a result of discriminatory policies.

At a press conference at the headquarters of the Ministry of Public Administration and Home Affairs, the President reiterated his call on Colombian authorities to clarify the October 9 killing of two Venezuelan minors in the Tibetan metropolitan area. Norde de Santander.

Victims were arrested on charges of stealing from a warehouse, and Chab said someone in the community should not “appear dead on the road” with the intent of handing them over to police when handcuffed and registered.

Later, armed men arrived at the scene and took the minors, who were found hanging hours later on the road leading to the municipality of El Dora.

We have sent a message to Colombia’s Attorney General Francisco Barbosa, where the facts should be clarified and responsibility for the murder of these two children hanged on public roads should be determined, Chap said.

Citing figures from the NGO Consultoría para los Derechos Humanos y el Desplaizaje about the killing of at least 1,933 Venezuelan immigrants in Colombia and another 836 who went missing in 2015, the head of the public ministry stressed that this was not an isolated incident. 2020.

The NGO warned that 2,319 migrants from Venezuela were victims of sexual violence at the same time, most of them young women, he added.

We are talking about structural violence against Venezuela in that country, which is caused by the main anti-Venezuelan discourse of the political and media elite and the discriminatory policies put forward by its officials, Chab said.

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Faced with this situation, the Attorney General of Venezuela demanded that the case of the murdered juvenile be investigated and that those responsible be punished with the full weight of the law. (Source:P.L.)