The Social Forum will ask the president of Congress to protect the victims of torture


The entity this week criticized an intervention by Vox deputy Macarena Olona, ​​who read testimony in Congress to “false torture” by members of ETA.

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The Social Forum has announced its intention to send a letter to Congress President Meritxell Batet asking protection for torture victims

In a EditionThe Social Forum has criticized an intervention this week by the deputy of Vox Macarena Olona, ​​who read a testimony in Congress from “false torture” by members of ETA.

In his opinion, there is a “serious re-condemnation of the victims of torture” and Olona’s statements are “more serious insofar as this deputy has been a state lawyer and has also heard shocking stories of torture in court”.

After complaining about “the minor institutional response this intervention has provoked,” he announces that he will address a letter to the President of Congress asking “for the protection of the victims in light of these grave events.” and that it will demand a public rectification”.

“We will also send you the reports of torture cases performed for the Basque and Navarrese governments by the Basque Institute of Criminology”, he adds, while also asking the executives of Euskadi and Navarra “an institutional response in the same direction”.

Source: EITB


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