What punishments does the Bukele model that Burlando proposes against drug traffickers impose?

The lack of control of the drug traffickers in Rosario slipped into the middle of the political campaign and led possible electoral candidates such as the media lawyer Fernando Burlando to consult the networks about the idea of ​​replicating against the drug traffickers in Argentina the measures sanctioned by the government of Nayib Bukele against gangs in The Savior. These are 3 very harsh laws that were highly criticized by human rights organizations.

Despite criticism from international organizations, Bukele defended the measures approved by the Legislative Assembly -with an official majority- aimed at punishing the media and journalists who reproduce messages from the so-called maras: which also include the prohibition of graffiti alluding to gangs and the seizure and subsequent use of goods and weapons to combat them.

But it did not stop there, but the President of El Salvador He threatened to starve the imprisoned gang members if his accomplices begin to take revenge on the streets for the regime of exception declared in the country. And he said: “And I don’t mind what international organizations say,” added the president during an act.

The controversial measures approved by Bukele:

1. Sanctions for the media

The reform orders sanction with sentences of ten to fifteen years in prison to any means of communication that reproduces or transmits “messages or communications originated or allegedly originated” by gangs.

The Association of Journalists of El Salvador (Apes) he expressed his concern and described the reform as a “gag”.

2. Prohibition of graffiti

The reform establishes that those who create, participate in, or facilitate the execution of “texts, paintings, designs, drawings, graffiti, and any other form of visual expression on public and private property,” where they are transmitted explicit and implicit messages who allude to gangs will be sentenced to ten to fifteen years in prison.

3. Reuse of goods and weapons

It authorizes the State to use the weapons, money and property seized from the gangs to fight against themselves. In other words, they are reused by the Ministries of Security and Defense.

These measures and the statements of the Salvadoran President received harsh criticism from the UN, Unicef ​​and different human rights organizations in El Salvador and various countries.

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