The Working Group for Latin America of the Party of the European Left (EL) expresses its solidarity with Beatriz Rajland and with ATTAC Argentina after the pressure and threats of the government of Mauricio Macri and the security forces.
The media have announced that the Argentine security services "have under the microscope" the organizations that are preparing critical activities of the G20 and capitalist globalization.
The President of the Party of the European Left, Gregor Gysi declares:
The Party of the European Left warns against a further intensification of anti-democratic developments in Tanzania
Since being elected as President of Tanzania in 2015, John Pombe Magufuli and his government impede the solving of crimes of which state officials are suspected to be perpetrators or at least involved. Currently, opposition politician Zitto Kabwe is in police custody accused of incitement of the masses.
On the outcome of the presidential election in Brazil, the President of the European Left Gregor Gysi declares:
The Vice-Presidency of the Party of the European Left Maite Mola denounces the repressive maneuvers against Jorge Glas, former Vice President of the Republic of Ecuador, transferred to the Detention Center of Latacunga, where violent episodes have recently taken place causing the death of prisoners, alleging supposed reasons of security and risk of flight.
That decision is revealed as another reprisal against Glas, involving him in the corruption of the "Odebrecht case" through an implication that has not been proven.