from MintPress News
Emboldened by the attempted military
coup — and amidst the ongoing tenancy of the Embassy Protection
Collective at Venezuela’s Washington embassy at the invitation of the
legitimate government of Venezuela — opposition activists rallied on
Tuesday, hurling racist and homophobic slurs at members of the
Collective. On several occasions, they attempted to unlawfully break
into the embassy and injure its protectors.
MintPress News has been at the embassy in D.C. since Wednesday, recording livestream reports and publishing articles
featuring the voices of activists on the front lines in the fight
against US imperialism that seeks to overthrow the Democratically
elected leader of Venezuela and install a right wing government friendly
to US economic interests.
As Venezuelan opposition leader Juan
Guaidó attempted a military coup on Tuesday, pro-opposition activists
gathered in far greater numbers outside of the embassy in Washington. MintPress News observed numerous uses of slurs against embassy protectors and multiple instances of violence...
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