There are 2,700 complaints of xenophobic attacks

There are 2,700 complaints of xenophobic attacks

The Special Commission to investigate crimes against Venezuelan migrants, of the National Assembly, reported that to date they have received 2,761 cases of complaints of attacks against compatriots.

This was reported by the president of the commission, deputy Julio Chávez, who explained that 2,529 cases reached the parliamentary instance through various channels, and the other 232 complaints from Ecuador, the United States, Peru, Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, Chile and the majority from Colombia through encrypted mail, [email protected]which guarantees security and reliability to whistleblowers.

Additionally, Chávez indicated that they await the reports of the Sures organization, dedicated to the study, promotion, education and defense of human rights, whose data will increase the number of cases of those affected.

He also denounced that countries that receive Venezuelan migrants maintain policies of aggression against Creoles. In Colombia, the non-governmental organization Progresar, chaired by Wilfredo Cañizarez, warned about the actions of special self-defense and paramilitary squads, especially in the border area, “these groups have forced peasants to work in the Tibú area where there are more than 40,000 hectares of drug crops,” he said.

Similarly, he exposed the prostitution of Venezuelan women whose documents are withheld and forced to prostitute themselves in an area protected by the Bogotá municipal police. And in Ecuador, through the media, they revealed groups dedicated to persecuting Venezuelans.

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