WEBINAR: The Arauca – Colombia & Venezuela: Hybrid War on the Border and Human Rights

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August 11 at 6pm ET/3pm PT

Speakers include:
ColombiaSonia Milena López Tuta, Human Rights DefenderLuis Hernando Alvarez Alvarez, Psychologist, Union and Social Leader.Venezuela: Orlando Zambrano, peasant. National Deputy.

Webinar will be in Spanish with English interpretation. Join us on Zoom to access the English interpretation.

Since the early hours of March 21, 2021, the Force the Bolivarian National Navy (FANB) carries out through of the Strategic Operational Command, an operation of control and defense in La Victoria, Apure, called Bolivarian Shield 2021, in order to counteract a Colombian drug gang. this operation involved significant military mobilization and deployment travel by air, water and land. intelligence information indicated the penetration of Venezuelan territory by of this criminal group to expand its structure of drug trafficking and crime economy. In the other part of Arauca on the Colombian side there is also a situation of anguish caused by these irregular groups, which have caused the violation of human rights of the inhabitants of Arauca on both sides of the border from Venezuela and Colombia to the Present.