Venezuelan Thugs Break Into Blogger’s Home – Threaten to Kill Him & His Young Children
Nate Thayer reported this week on the break-in and threats.
Alek Boyd is one of the most skilled and courageous journalists I have ever met.
This week, agents of powerful and corrupt Venezuelan government forces threatened to kill him and his young children.
Threatening journalists, and their young children, for writing the truth is against the rules.
Boyd lives in exile in London. This week, they broke into his house and stole his computers.
Alek Boyd is the real deal.
For years, Boyd has waged a lonely battle as an investigative journalist micro focused on the entrenched political and moneyed powers in Caracas to expose their blatant corrupt hold on power in the pursuit of personal enrichment.
Alek Boyd has not blinked, for years, in the face of intimidation and death threats by corrupt and powerful Venezuelan thugs loyal to the Chavista government who have tried to silence him.
And nobody is paying him for his work.
Now that ante has been upped.
This week, they threatened to kill his children. This week, government agents broke into his house in London, where he lives in exile, stole his computers, and left pictures of his children as a warning.
Read the rest here.