Venezuela will denounce Iván Duque at the ICC for "persecution" to their migrants

The Government of Venezuela will denounce to the president of Colombia, Ivan Duque, before the CInternational Criminal Court (CPI) for the “persecution” and the “extermination” of the Venezuelan migrants, after blame him of the murder from two young in the neighboring country, announced this Wednesday the vice president, Delcy Rodríguez.

Venezuela will take Iván Duque before the International Criminal Court for the crime of extermination, persecution, contemplated in article 7.1H of the Rome Statute for the persecution against our migrants, for the murder of our migrants “, Rodríguez indicated at a press conference.

As he noted, this has become “a systematic politics and massive against the Venezuelans.

The vice president also said that the Department dand Forensic Medicinee Colombia published that since the year 2017 see him “2,061 migrants murdered venezuelans“.

He also assured that the NGO Commission for the Human rights of the state Zulia (Codhez) has documented the murder of 360 Venezuelans on Colombia, as well as more than 800 missing.

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Rodríguez insisted that Venezuelan migrants are “being murdered in Colombia” and that they are victims of “persecution” in countries of the region.

“The advertising apparatus of the oligarchies, led by Colombian drug trafficking (…) directs its communication apparatus to denigrate Venezuelan migrants (…) the poor, the vulnerable, that is why it is aporophobic xenophobia”, added to the time also blamed al “extremism “of the Venezuelan opposition.

He also said that three weeks ago, the high representative of the United Nations for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, and the International Organization of Migrants (OIM) met in parallel to the United Nations General Assemblyonly for give “more money to Colombiwhat for murder to the Venezuelan migrants “.

In that sense, critical that HIM-HER-IT not have pronounced by death of whats two young people -one minor and another 18 years old- last Friday, after being detained when, supposedly, they stole in a Commerce from the town of Chick, in the border department of Norte de Santander.

Both of them young people were tied, with posters what did they say “thieves” and with headshots and body.

After this event, the Venezuelan attorney general, Tarek Saab, reported that he would send an official communication to Colombia “to request that the facts” surrounding the crime of young people in the Andean country be clarified.

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