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…tells protesters to stop blocking the roads
The barbaric killing of the three teen boys, Isaiah and Joel Henry and Haresh Singh has led to many chaotic events over the past few days, particularly in West Coast Berbice.
In the quest for justice, more damage is being done and the People’s National Congress Chairperson, Volda Lawrence said things must be done differently to reflect what they stand for as a people.
The former Minister of Health told the people at a protest in the village on Wednesday, to desist from hurting people.
“As a leader I consciously cannot condone. We are hurting each other as a people. We are hurting each other as neighbours and friends, and we’re turning on each other as if we don’t know each other… We are not a people who kill our children. We are not a people who maim each other. We are not barbarians, we are Guyanese. We are six people living together, and we have to continue living together and this has to stop,” Lawrence urged.
She urged the people of Guyana, particularly the protestors blocking the roads, to seek a peaceful way to get justice.
“We’re asking for justice, but we’re also asking for peace. We’re asking for this to stop. Pull away the things from in the middle of the road, we can do things differently. We can send our message differently. It doesn’t mean that we are weak. So I am calling on every single member of the PNC, irrespective of your status. I am saying we can’t continue. This carnage must stop,” she pleaded.