Venezuela - Yukpa Chief Sabino Romero assassinated
- This makes over 200 indigenous, peasant and trade unionist leaders and
organizers assassinated in the last decade.
Chief Sabino Romero assassinated
[image: Sabino with Alexander Fernandez who also was savagely murdered by
Sabino with Alexander Fernandez who also was savagely murdered by hitmen
We are saddened to have to report the shocking news of the murder of the
great fighter and revolutionary supporter, Sabino Romero. Sabino's
history, was full of persecution because of his courageous struggle for the
land of the Yukpa. His father was killed for the same reasons and last
year, Alexander Fernandez was also killed by the same cause. Many Yukpa
have suffered harassment and indifference by many in the government.
Sabino had accused many times the complicity of local government bodies
with area farmers, which did not suit them and his brave and just struggle
for land of his peoples. Often denounced through this medium about the
persecution and harassment of Sabino, but only official deafness was felt
in this fight.
[image: Sabino Romero, cacique yukpa asesinado por el sicariato Zulia
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