We demand cessation of criminalization, persecution, abuse and threats against members of the MAVID Foundation, our network and people with HIV in Venezuela
The Venezuelan Network of Positive People (RVG+) denounces acts of criminalization, threats, psychological aggression, intimidation and persecution towards MAVID Foundation (Manos Amigas por la Vida), members of our network and civil society organizations working in the HIV field.
On Friday, February 15th 2019, in the city of Valencia in the state of Carabobo, the headquarters of the MAVID
Foundation was the subject of an abusive and arbitrary raid by state security forces, identified as members of the
Scientific, Penal and Criminal Investigation Service Corps (CICPC – Cuerpo de Investigaciones Científicas, Penales y
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The police have stormed the offices of Fundación Mavid, a HIV service organization in Venezuela, and confiscated donated HIV treatment, infant formula and other essential medicines destined for people living with HIV in that country. They have also detained 3 human rights advocates that worked in Mavid.… Read more