Unlawful Arrests of Venezuelan DC Embassy Protectors Symbolic of US Decadence

According to the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, the premises of embassies, consulates, and other diplomatic facilities are inviolable territory — no one permitted inside without head of mission permission. Read more »

Venezuelan Embassy Protectors Arrested After Feds Raid Building

Washington, DC—Four peace activists who remained in the Venezuelan embassy for 36 days were released from police custody on Friday afternoon, just over 24 hours after federal agents raided the embassy in... Read more »

US Illegally Evicts Protectors From Venezuelan Embassy

Today, law enforcement agents broke into the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington, D.C., and arrested the four remaining members of the Embassy Protection Collective Read more »

What is Happening at the Venezuelan Embassy is an Outrage

Medea Benjamin writes from the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington D.C. about the efforts by Venezuelan right-wing forces to take over the embassy. Read more »