martedì 18 luglio 2017

Venezuelan bishops defend 'sovereignty' of the people, warning Maduro seeks to establish a 'socialist, Marxist and militaristic' state
The Tablet
(Daniele Palmer) Venezuelan bishops have warned that President Maduro is seeking to establish a “socialist, Marxist and militaristic” state as tensions continue to rise in the Latin American country. In a statement released last week (12 June), the Venezuelan episcopal conference said that it “clearly perceived how the violence has acquired a structural character.” “Official repression at times generates violent responses, contributing to a climate of tension and anarchy,” the bishops wrote. “Prisoners are persecuted in front of arbitrary military tribunals, violating the Constitution…as if they were dangerous animals,” they added. (...)