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Thu May 16, 2019, 01:03 PM

Activists arrested inside DC Venezuelan Embassy [View all]

Source: The Hill

Four activists who had been protesting in the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington for more than a month on Thursday were arrested and forcibly removed from the building.

Medea Benjamin, co-founder of anti-war organization Code Pink, told The Associated Press that police entered the building early Thursday morning to arrest the protestors.

The Venezuelan Embassy has been the site of a face-off between supporters of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro and Venezuelan National Assembly leader Juan Guaidó for the last few weeks.

Guaidó has been recognized by the U.S. and a number of other nations as the interim president of the South American country, but Maduro has refused to concede power.

Read more: https://thehill.com/latino/444042-activists-arrested-inside-venezuelan-embassy-in-dc

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