Humanitarian Aid Blocked from Entering Venezuelan Embassy in Washington D.C.
By David Swanson
Posted May 12, 2019
Why is it unacceptable to keep humanitarian aid out of Venezuela, but acceptable to keep it out of the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington, D.C.? Again, the facts are not what is most widely reported. The U.S. government ordered the Embassy staff out but did not lose its obligation to protect the embassy from takeovers.
The Embassy staff asked peace activists to protect the Embassy, and they are trying to do so. But the Secret Service, the D.C. Police, and a gang of pro-coup thugs threatening and engaging in violence and vandalism have created a siege.
The nonviolent protectors inside the embassy are now cut off from food, water, medicine, electricity, and communications. Those attempting to deliver humanitarian aid have not yet had their vehicles burned but have been assaulted and thrown to the ground and arrested by “law enforcement” soldiercops. More…
The US is in the process of attempting another overthrow of a foreign government by fomenting dissent and financing and arming a coup.
Remember the US response when Russia was accused of meddling in out elections? Why is it acceptable for the US to do this to other nations, but not OK when it is done to the US?