Lima, January 30, 2021Updated on 01/30/2021 09:15 am
He exchange rate in Venezuela it fell on the day of this Friday, at a time when the organization Amnesty International (AI) assured that the deployment of the military on the border between Peru and Ecuador “endangers the human rights” of refugees, therefore He demanded that the Peruvian government limit the use of the armed forces in migration control tasks to “avoid a tragedy.”
At the opening of the session, the dollar In the informal market, it was trading at 1’802,869.02 sovereign bolivars, a drop of 2.62% compared to 1’850,128.02 at the close of the previous session, according to information from the portal DolarToday.
“Militarizing the border in Peru represents a serious risk to the human rights of migrants” and “set a dire precedent“, so that “We urge President Francisco Sagasti to limit the use of the military in immigration control tasks and avoid a tragedy”, Claimed through her official Twitter account the director for the Americas of AI, Erika Guevara.
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The Peruvian government this week deployed the Army to monitor up to 30 border crossings with Ecuador and thus deter illegal immigration, which has allegedly increased with the clandestine arrival of foreign citizens, mostly Venezuelans.
According to the Amnesty International director for the Americas, the use of military personnel for migration control tasks poses “a serious risk to the human rights of migrants and refugees” because the uniformed men lack “training and adequate tools for such a function ”.
“Proof of this is the recent event that occurred in Tumbes, on the border with Ecuador, in which Peruvian Army personnel fired firearms into the air to disperse defenseless people, including children.”, Guevara explained.
With information from EFE
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