Activists who have been living in the Venezuelan embassy in Washington have written to the State Dept. on Friday urging it to stop violent mobs from attacking them.
Activists who have been living inside the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington are reporting that violent protestors have been attacking both them and embassy property.
— Max Blumenthal (@MaxBlumenthal) May 4, 2019
As the mob tries to break down the door to the embassy, a lawyer for the activists has written the following:
Please share this letter to the US State Department widely and call secret service at 202-406-8800 and 202-287-0001.:
At this moment, the violent mob that you have allowed to continually commit acts of violence against persons and property at the Venezuelan embassy is actively working to smash in the doors while your officers give permission to the assault and explicitly refuse to intervene.
As you know, and your officers have witnessed, members of this mob have physically attacked and made death…