BREAKING NEWS : HIV service agency in Venezuela stormed by police, lifesaving HIV treatments confiscated
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. No charges have yet been laid. “We are scared for the safety of our activists and call upon the global community to help us – not just us, but the people of Venezuela living with HIV” says Alberto Nieves, Executive Director of Acción Ciudadana Contra el SIDA (ACCSI).