Death of an Activist in Venezuela: In Memory of Orlando Figueroa
Date Written: 2017-06-16
Year Published: 2017
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX21019
Highlighting the death of a political activist in Venezuala by the utra-right, which uses brutality, murder and ecological destruction to pursue their goal of recuperating control over the oil producing nation.
Excerpt: Stabbed and beaten Figueroa was doused with gasoline and burnt alive by a group of merciless anti-government demonstrators (see Video). Children are coopted and hired by rancorous opposition to cause chaos, instability and bring violence to the streets of Venezuela.