Chavez's Venezuela: The Jewish Community Under Threat
Statements from NGO's and Political Parties
Posted: February 2, 2009
Communist Party of Venezuela (PCV)
January 13, 2009
The Communist Party of Venezuela (PCV) reiterated on Monday its call to boycott economically the products of national companies identified with bar code 729. the Secretary General of the organization, Oscar Figuera, made the following statement "this it is a boycott of the products of the Zionist and transnational companies that finance the State of Israel and, therefore, of their policy of massacre and genocide against the Palestinian people. The PCV reiterates its call to the economic boycott"
Foro Itinerante de Participación Popular (The Traveling Popular Participation Forum – FIPP), Hindu Anderi, January 6, 2009
The Traveling Forum communiqué, subscribed by diverse organizations and popular movements, raises among other topics the expulsion of the Israeli Ambassador from Venezuela, the rupture of economic relations with that country and the cancelation of petroleum shipments to the Zionist government.
The text of the communiqué:
GENOCIDE IN GAZA…
STOP THE ZIONIST HOLOCAUST AGAINST THE ARAB PEOPLE
"Nowadays, near a million and a half civilians in Palestine are prisoners of the Israeli army and are being deprived of food, fuel and electricity in the Gaza Strip, turned into a gigantic concentration camp only comparable to AUSCHWITZ, the extermination camp in Nazi Germany.
"Behind the Zionist crime hide the political interests of the candidates of the parties that will dispute the government of Israel in the next elections. Whoever kills more people or supports the genocide attack against the Palestinian civilians has a greater option of winning or of staying in power, whatever the case. …
It is inconceivable that those who call themselves descendants of the victims of Nazism in Europe commit today the same atrocities, becoming the executioners and involving themselves in the extermination of the original people of Palestine. Peace for the Palestinian people cannot be the peace of the tomb.
Movimiento al Periodismo Necesario (Movement of the Necessary Journalism – MPN), January 6th, 2009 (Source: periodismonecesario.com)
MPN, a group of allegedly 500 alternative journalists issued a statement condemning Israel's actions in Gaza. Their statement was prominently featured in official news outlets such as Telesur and the Venezuelan National Radio. At the end of their statement the say "Out with Zionist Jews from Palestine!", "Yes to the Boycott of Jewish, Zionist businesses!"