2.00 pm Henrique Capriles en Las Mercedes pic.twitter.com/bq13oU0Eu2
— Adriana Núñez R. (@Adriananunezr) April 10, 2017
Take 20 seconds to watch the video in this tweet. It shows a calm, colected Henrique Capriles walking down the street when suddenly, for no apparent reason, a tear gas canister is shot straight at his group.
That’s the dynamic at work in this week’s protests in Caracas. It really is perverse.
And, if you need a bonus, here’s a second tweet:
La GNB ahora está lanzando bombas lacrimógenas dentro de la clínica donde estoy hospitalizada
— Delsa Solorzano (@delsasolorzano) April 10, 2017
Tear gas from helicopters:
— Ronna Rísquez (@ronnarisquez) April 10, 2017
Oh, and inside hospitals, to boot.
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— Leonardo Padrón (@Leonardo_Padron) April 10, 2017