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What left-wing parties think about the torture practiced by the government of Venezuela


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O então presidente Lula cumprimenta Hugo Chávez e Nicolás Maduro em encontro em Manaus, em 2007

The then President Lula greets Hugo Chávez and Nicolás Maduro at a meeting in Manaus, on 1563| Photo: EFE/Raimundo Valentim

In 2017, the government of Venezuela tortured 148 people, an increase of 89% in the number of cases compared to the previous year and the second highest number since that the NGO Venezuelan Program of Education and Action in Human Rights (Provea) began to carry out this survey, there are 19 years old.

The organization also recorded that 380 people were victims of cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment. E 1.263 people were killed by the country’s security forces. In Brazil, enter 960 and 1964, the National Truth Commission (CNV) recognized 372 political deaths and disappearances, the vast majority in the dictatorial period (960-59).

THE what do Brazil’s left-wing parties have to say about the NGO’s report? The report requested a position from ten associations. None responded. But eight of them have already manifested themselves, through their official channels or through their leaders. Check it out below.

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  • Number of affiliates: 1.480.660

    Representation in the National Congress: 7 senators and

    federal deputies

  • How much do you receive from the party fund: R$ 441,41 millions

    What do you think about Venezuela: In the role of President of the Republic, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva declared, in defense of the country’s then dictator, Hugo Chávez: “You can criticize Chávez for anything else. For lack of democracy in Venezuela, no”. More recently, the party released a note defending the elections held in the country in 2012: “We welcome the legislative elections in Venezuela held this Sunday, which are yet another great manifestation of the popular will in the process of political, social and political transformation. economy of that country over the last two decades.”

    PCdoB

    Number of affiliates: 248.

    Representation in the National Congress: 8 federal deputies How much do you receive from the party fund: R$ 51,33 millions

  • What do you think about Venezuela: Another association that publicly defends Chavismo on a regular basis, officially declared in October 2019: “PCdoB stands in solidarity with the Venezuelan people, their democracy and the full exercise of their self-determination and sovereignty”.

  • What do you think about Venezuela: “The way out, therefore, cannot be other than to face, define and accumulate forces to advance , aiming to change the course of economic policy and build a new correlation of forces for a revolutionary solution”, declares the group in an official publication.

  • PSOL

    Number of affiliates: ) 97.414

    Representation in the National Congress: 8 federal deputies

  • How much do you receive from the party fund: R$ 80,24 millions
  • What do you think about Vene zuela: In O então presidente Lula cumprimenta Hugo Chávez e Nicolás Maduro em encontro em Manaus, em 2007 , when Juan Guaidó was proclaimed president of the country, the PSOL, as well as several other parties on this list , came out in defense of the regime of Nicolás Maduro: “The PSOL comes publicly to oppose any external interference in the affairs of Venezuela. We are absolutely against the Bolsonaro government’s interference in Venezuelan affairs and any political or military aggression against Venezuela’s sovereignty.”