Photograph by Provea depicts a protest in february 2020 in Caracas, demanding freedom for Rodney Alvarez and Ruben Gonzalez. Gonzalez received a presidential pardon but Alvarez did not and is still in jail. Note by Venezuelan Workers Solidarity: On August 31st of this year, after negotiations with Opposition leaders mediated by Turkey, the Venezuelan Government … Continue reading Let us join forces to achieve the full freedom of workers and social activists
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
Black Lives Matter! Victory to the Rebellion! As Venezuelan Workers Solidarity, a collective of Venezuelan socialists in the U.S., we want to express our solidarity with the ongoing anti-racist rebellion and the movement for Black Lives.
A statement supporting Professor Keymer Avila by around two hundred Venezuelan academics. Translation by NACLA here. Professor Keymer Ávila has recently been the target of a smear campaign in Venezuela. Over the last few weeks, Professor Keymer Ávila has been the target of a smear campaign launched by the news daily "Ciudad CCS,” published out … Continue reading In Defense of Professor Keymer Avila’s Research Amid Police Violence in Venezuela
Appeal to solidarity with the political prisoner Rodney Alvarez who has been in jail for eight years without the right to defend himself in a trial
The recent UN report caused shockwaves in the international community by setting out a previously unknown number of homicides and deaths committed by the state security forces in 2018.
19-year-old Alixon Dos Santos was shot in the heart during a protest. His courageous aunt is ready to fight impunity.