Spotlight On Iran
Has Iran Trained Venezuelan Security Forces?
As street unrest spreads in Venezuela, it is common to see special government units on motorcycles riding towards demonstrators and using force to disrupt and disperse gathering crowds.
The similarity of this tactic to Iran's special motorcycle units used against public protesters is just too obvious.
Radio Farda compared video footage of the 2009 mass protests in Iran with current images from Venezuala in this a video.
Also, we found news reports from a decade ago, which point to a possible Iranian role in training Venezuelans to use Iranian tactics against protesters.