Venezuela: Venezuela’s chief prosecutor Luisa Ortega rejects dismissal

August 6, 2017

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Venezuela’s chief prosecutor says she was sacked by the new constituent assembly because the government wanted to stop her investigations into alleged corruption and human rights abuses.

Luisa Ortega, a critic of left-wing President Nicolás Maduro, said she rejected her dismissal, condemned by other Latin American countries.

She will face trial for “serious misconduct”, the supreme court says.

Meanwhile, the regional bloc Mercosur has suspended Venezuela “indefinitely”.

The group says the country will not be re-admitted until political prisoners are released and the constituent assembly is scrapped.

Venezuela had been suspended temporarily in December for not complying with the bloc’s regulations.

On Saturday the assembly, which is dominated by government supporters, decided to remove Ms Ortega, 59, from office in a unanimous vote.

Ms Ortega was prevented from entering her office in the capital, Caracas, by dozens of National Guard officers in riot gear, and left on a motorbike amid chaotic scenes.

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La nouvelle Assemblée constituante a démis de ses fonctions la procureure générale Luisa Ortega. Nommée en 2007 par le président Hugo Chavez (1999-2013), elle est la principale figure institutionnelle à oser défier publiquement son successeur. Luisa Ortega dénonce « un coup d’Etat contre la Constitution » mené par le gouvernement de Maduro. « C’est une dictature! » a dénoncé cette chaviste historique.
DESSIN DE WEIL dessinateur vénézuélien réfugié politique à Miami.

(Plantu Facebook)

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