By Laclase.info Caracas, May 25, 2022.- According to figures from human rights organizations and academic researchers, since 2015, there has been a significant increase in the number of executions perpetrated by members of the Venezuelan police forces, which occur in the midst of the deployment of repressive operations in popular neighborhoods in the main cities … Continue reading Mothers of youth killed by the chavista police: “We will continue to demand justice”
Racism and State Violence in Venezuela
Professor Keymer Ávila is a Researcher at the Institute of Criminal Sciences at the Central University of Venezuela and a Professor of Criminology at the same university. He is one of the foremost scholars and critics of institutional violence and criminal justice policies in current Venezuela. In this interview, originally published on July 6 and … Continue reading Racism and State Violence in Venezuela
Chavismo and the parliament: killing the tiger but fearing its fur
By Simon RodriguezPhoto credit: Andrea Hernandez (AP) Russian government spokespersons had already predicted, speaking to Bloomberg, that Guaido would not be re-elected as president of the National Assembly (AN) on January 5th. So the military siege of the Legislative Palace and the election of deputy Luis Parra as president of the parliament without the statutory … Continue reading Chavismo and the parliament: killing the tiger but fearing its fur
Venezuelan women in the wave of LasTesis
By Xili FernandezPhoto credit: Reuters, Manaure Quintero. The text in the woman's chest reads 'I disturb more naked than raped' Last week, multiple feminist groups in Merida, Maracaibo & Caracas invited people to participate in the globally famous performance of ‘Un violador en tu camino’ (a rapist in your way). Created by the Chilean interdisciplinary … Continue reading Venezuelan women in the wave of LasTesis
Intelligence officers confiscate punk rock graphic art as “subversive material” and detain worker
Provea, a human rights organization co-sponsoring the production of the CD, denounced Mendoza is simply a worker at the company that printed the inserts.
Police harassed and detained peasants protesting in the offices of the National Land Institute
On July 16th, FAES agents (police commando forces) and the anti-drug unit of the Bolivarian National Police (PNB) arrived to the headquarters of the National Land Institute (INTI) to harass the group of peasants that has been protesting there
Gasoline scarcity follows the disastrous state of refineries and imperialist sanctions
For José Bodas, general secretary of the Unitary Federation of Oil Workers (FUTPV), the scarcity of gasoline is a consequence of the state of disaster of our refineries.
Missing chavista dissident Alí Domínguez died at hospital
Alí Domínguez, a youth political leader from the Chavismo dissidence, died in the early hours of the 6th of March.