Thousands of Venezuelans that now live outside of their home country have organised demonstrations to support the actions on the streets in the South American country. The images of these gatherings have been shared widely on social networks.
— Rita (@RitaFinol) February 17, 2014
My cousin sent me this photos of Venezuelans and foreigners protesting today in Malta.
Some Venezuelans abroad took advantage of the protests to deliver documents to international organisations or to the Parliaments of the countries where they live. This was the case with a group of citizens who demonstrated in The Hague.
— Tomás A. Chang Pico (@TomasChang) February 18, 2014
Venezuelans in The Hague, Holland. We presented a document to Parliament. We denounced human rights violations in Venezuela
The newspaper TalCual [es] shared a photo of protestors in Times Square in New York City.
— TalCualDigital.com (@DiarioTalCual) February 18, 2014
PROTESTS IN NEW YORK. Hundreds of Venezuelans protested in Times Square.
There were even demonstrations in Australia:
— La Voz (@EldiarioLaVoz) February 18, 2014
Venezuelans in Sydney show their solidarity with the student marches
Meanwhile, in Venezuela the opposition leader Leopoldo López turned himself in to the authorities and President Nicolás Maduro assured that he will faces charges of sedition and “unawareness of the Constitution”.