#AceWorldNews – GAZA CITY – July 20 – The presidents of Venezuela and Bolivia have decried the IDF’s incursion into Gaza as genocide and called for the UN to condemn Israel. President Nicolas Maduro likened the latest operation, which has claimed over 350 lives, to an “extermination.”
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Venezuela called for an emergency session of the UN’s Human Rights Council to address Israel’s ongoing military incursion in Gaza, on Saturday. The South American nation’s government reiterated its support for the Palestinian people and warned the Israel had “initiated a higher phase of its policy of genocide and extermination with the ground invasion of Palestinian territory, killing innocent men, women, girls and boys.”
“President Nicolas Maduro has instructed the Ambassador to the UN Jorge Valera to call for an emergency session of the Human Rights Council,” said an official statement on Saturday, adding the UN should address the “systematic violation of the Human Rights of the Palestinian population in Gaza by the State of Israel and adopt the necessary measures to halt those violations.”
Venezuela has been a staunch supporter of Palestinian statehood, with the previous president, the late Hugo Chavez, severing relations with Israel after he compared its 2009 military incursion into Gaza to the Holocaust.
#AceWorldNews – VENEZUELA (Caracus) – June 05 – A Venezuelan opposition leader has been ordered to stand trial on charges of instigating violence at an anti-government demonstration, AFP reported.
A judge ruled that Leopoldo Lopez, who has been in custody for three months, should stand trial, the prosecutor’s office said Thursday.
Lopez is charged over violence that broke out during a rally against the government of Nicolas Maduro on February 12.
Leopoldo López (April 29, 1971) is a Venezuelan politician and democratic activist. He is currently the National Coordinator of Popular Will , a social movement and political party, composed of thousands of activists and community, labor and youth leaders from all regions of Venezuela, which promotes a conciliatory message of peace, prosperity and progress and is committed to construction of an alternative country where all rights are for all Venezuelans. Will Leopoldo Popular with Venezuela has traveled end to end, discussing the national project “The ultimate Venezuela” . Leopoldo is currently a political prisoner of the dictatorship in Venezuela; is unjustly deprived of his liberty in Ramo Verde military prison.
Four students were also ordered to stand trial.