NewsPeru's Minister of Education resigns over deaths in pro-Castillo protests

    Peru’s Minister of Education resigns over deaths in pro-Castillo protests

    Patricia Correa pointed out in an official letter that “State violence cannot be disproportionate and cause death.”

    The Minister of Education of Peru, Patricia Correa, presented her resignation from the portfolio this Friday due to state violence against protesters who demand the release and reinstatement of Pedro Castillo, who was vacated by Congress and replaced in office. by Dina Boluarte.

    The death of compatriots has no justification. State violence cannot be disproportionate and cause death,” Correa said in a message posted on his Twitter account, which included the letter sent to Boluarte, in which he informed him of his “irrevocable resignation” from the position of Minister of education.

    Boluarte declared a curfew in 15 provinces of eight departments of the country, in the midst of massive protests in favor of Castillo that have been framed by complaints of excessive use of force and human rights violations by the authorities. against the protesters.

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    At least 20 people have died in the last week, according to local media monitoring.

    In this context, Correa spoke of the “large political crisis” that the nation is going through, which demands “democratic convictions, respect for order and at the same time for the physical integrity and life of each Peruvian citizenwhich unfortunately have been violated in the last few hours”.

    More information, shortly.

    Source: RT

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