Venezuelan opposition has filed a lawsuit against the President for the intention to change the Constitution
Venezuela is shaken by the third month of anti-government demonstrations.
MEXICO city, June 9. /Offset. TASS Ivan valueK/. The opposition coalition “democratic unity Bloc” today filed a lawsuit to the Prosecutor General of Venezuela against President Nicolas Maduro, members of the Supreme court and the National electoral Council (CNE). This was announced by member of Parliament Thomas Guanipa. The opposition, which controls the National Assembly, intends to bring these people to justice for trying to “violent” changes in the Constitution.
We filed this lawsuit because currently, Venezuela is the place hardest a coup, which follows the criminal responsibility.Thomas Ganpatipule Parliament
In early may, Maduro signed the decree about convocation of the Constitutional Assembly. This body could reform the system of public administration and to amend the basic law of the Bolivarian Republic.
The last time it was convened in 1999 after the referendum, which will not be this time.
Attorney General Luis Ortega Diaz has asked the Electoral chamber of the Supreme court to annul the decision of the NIS in the first place, which relates to the convening of the Constitutional Assembly. According to the head of the Supervisory authority, the presidential decree did not conform to the law.
Venezuela is shaken by the third month of anti-government demonstrations. The number of victims during this time exceeded 1.3 thousand, over 3.1 thousand were arrested. According to various estimates by officials, died from 67 to 80 people.