A Sistema violinist is injured in Venezuela violencemain
Wuilly Arteaga, a Sistema violinist who plays his instrument in anti-government protests, has posted a video of his bullet-swollen face, pledging continued defiance.
He was hit by a volley from armed police.
(Video) Ni PERDIGONES NI METRAS nos detendrán de seguir luchando hasta lograr la INDEPENDENCIA DE VENEZUELA. Mañana vuelvo a las CALLES… pic.twitter.com/aZHnmv7Hgt
— WuillyMoisésArteaga (@WuillyArteaga) July 22, 2017
‘Neither rubber bullets nor pellets will stop us,’ tweets Wuilly.
Reuters video report here.
Attacks on musicians are becoming routine in the escalating chaos fomented by the Maduro regime. Gustavo Dudamel spoke out last week, calling for an end to the bloodshed. This appears to be the regime’s instant response.