Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó made a statement at the military Carlota in Caracas on Tuesday, where he urged the people and the military to join the fight to overthrow president Nicolás Maduro.
the Performance was the day before the previously planned protests against the current government.
– this is for setting in motion all the tremendous mobilization you hope for tomorrow, " says Erik Jennische, Latinamerikaexpert at Civil Rights Defenders, the organization that works for human rights.
”a huge risk” to the upcoming protests subjected to extensive violent resistance from forces loyal to Maduro. He points out that tårgasattacker already been carried out against protests at the silver used, and mentions several groups that can go hard to the protesters: military, police and various special forces.
– If the protests become so massive that the opposition hope so, there is enough reason to believe that the number of deaths will be high, and the number of injured also, of course, " says Erik Jennische.
the economic crisis, according to Erik Jennische, the deepest a non war-torn country has undergone in the modern era. He says that there is a huge anger against the Maduro government, but do not want to speculate on how strong the current motrörelsen can grow. However, he is clear about what is required next in order to improve the situation in the country.
– the international community must stand by the commitments it has made, that you are standing behind the national assembly and its representative Juan Guaidó. That is to say, not to accept any other solution than to Nicolás Maduro leaves power away from themselves, so that the national assembly can form a transitional government and call early elections, " says Erik Jennische.
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