US called “head of the snake” at rally of solidarity with Venezuelan regime
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A rally of solidarity with Venezuela in front of its embassy in Ramallah, with the participation of Fatah Movement Central Committee members Jamal Muhaisen and Rawhi Fattouh, as well as a number of Fatah Revolutionary Council members, religious figures, politicians, and civil society activists.”
The video shows the rally in front of the Venezuelan embassy in which participants are holding pictures of PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas and Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, posters with Venezuelan and Palestinian flags, and a poster showing pictures of US President Donald Trump with an “X” across his face.
Rally participants: “America is the head of the snake, blessings from Ramallah to proud Caracas.”
Jamal Muhaisen also holds the positions of PLO Central Council member and Fatah Commissioner of Mobilization and Organization in the West Bank.
Venezuelan crisis 2018-2019 - Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro won a second term in the Venezuelan presidential election in May 2018; however, the election was determined to be fraudulent and Venezuela has been considered to be without a president by most of the international community since Jan. 10, 2019, when Nicolás Maduro’s legitimate term ended. Maduro nevertheless has continued as president, supported by countries like Russia, China, Mexico, Syria, Iran, and Turkey. The US, Canada, the EU, and others have condemned this and encouraged support for Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaidó as the country’s legitimate president. Guaidó proclaimed himself “acting president” on Jan. 23, 2019, but Maduro has refused to step down. The countries supporting Guaidó have been accused by Russia and others of fomenting a coup. Dozens have been killed in protests against Maduro and his government, and the people are suffering under food and medicine shortages.