Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28
All day (Rally on Saturday at 10:00 a.m.)
Embassy of Venezuela in Washington, D.C.
1099 30th Street NW
We are calling for a full mobilization of all people of conscience to join us on Saturday, April 27 at 2:00 p.m. at the Venezuelan embassy in Washington, D.C. We urgently request that all who can stay overnight on Saturday and/or all or part of Sunday.
The powerful mobilization of people across the country who came together at the Venezuelan embassy in D.C. Wednesday and Thursday exposed the illegal character of the Trump White House’s efforts to seize this diplomatic compound. The embassy, which is a building owned by the Venezuelan government and covered by the Vienna Convention, has been the scene of rallies, teach-ins and mobilizations by U.S. peace and anti-war activists who are the invited guests of the Venezuelan government.
What has been accomplished in the last few days is a tremendous achievement in preventing the illegal seizure of an embassy of a sovereign country by the Trump administration. Every day that the embassy remains free from illegal seizure constitutes an important victory. But we have reached a new, critical juncture that will take place this weekend. With their unlawful actions fully exposed in the past two days, the Trump administration is re-calibrating. It is urgent that progressive people from all over the country join us this weekend starting at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday and continue this mobilization throughout the weekend. For those who can stay the night on Saturday night inside the embassy, we request that you fill out this form.
Anti-war, peace and progressive activists who are inside the embassy are lawfully present as the invited guests of the Venezuelan government, the owner of the property. It has been the presence of all of these activists at the embassy that has prevented the Trump administration from carrying out this brazen act of piracy. We can do it again. We must do it again.
We are making history — each one of us can make a difference. If you are retired, if you have vacation time, if you can take the weekend off, if you have any availability please make it a top priority to come to Washington, D.C. this Saturday and Sunday and join the Embassy Protection Collective in this historic struggle to defend the sovereignty and independence of the people of Venezuela.