International News from QVenezuela – Venezuela ratified today its claim to the American company Twitter after thousands of accounts belonging to ministers and pro-government media and supporters were simultaneously suspended Wednesday.
The Minister of Communication and Information, Dercy Rodriguez, reported that it was a massive political attack and made a formal complaint to Twitter, still unanswered.
In addition to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and Rodriguez, at least two other ministers, state media, journalists and personalities were attacked.
According to reports, the account of Venezuelan President lost 6,500 followers.
The government says the accounts of a pro-government newspapers and some media, and Venezuela’s immigration authority were also suspended, along with the accounts of other officials and government agencies.