The president of El Salvador, Nayib Bukele, has condemned Western Leaders and countries’ authoritarian actions in the name of combating Covid. The leader has taken particular aim at Canada’s controversial Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau.
On Saturday, in the Canadian capital, police swept the area near parliament where freedom trucks have demonstrated for weeks against Trudeau’s strict Covid policy. Officers trampled peaceful protesters with horses, deployed pepper spray and stun grenades, among other tactical weapons and methods.
The protests in Ottawa have been ongoing for three weeks. RAIR Foundation USA has been on the scene since the very beginning. (See here, here, here, and here). The demonstration initially began to protest the federal government’s cross-border vaccine mandate for truck drivers; however, it has morphed into a Canada-wide convoy movement against Trudeau’s Covid restrictions.
El Salvador’s President Mocks Trudeau
President Bukele mocked Trudeau on Twitter after his government announced measures targeting crowdfunding platforms, digital assets, and cryptocurrency to curtail the Freedom Convoy funding.
Financial institutions were ordered to cease providing financial services to anyone supporting the blockades, ‘where the institution suspects an account is being used to further the illegal blockades and occupations.’
The government would not only freeze their bank accounts but suspend vehicle insurance of truckers who continued their protest of the “vaccine” mandates.
President Bukele stated that the Canadian government has “zero credibility” regarding teaching other “countries about democracy and freedom.”
Are these the people who like to give lessons to other countries about democracy and freedom?— Nayib Bukele 🇸🇻 (@nayibbukele) February 15, 2022
This is one of the top ranking countries in the “democracy index”?
Your credibility on these topics is now worth 0.pic.twitter.com/wCjh9bXwDt
His comments followed Trudeau’s invocation of the Emergencies Act against the Freedom Convoy. The newly-invoked Act gives authorities extraordinary powers to seize the assets and bank accounts of protesters without a warrant, as well as new powers of arrest and detention to deal with those participating in what are now ‘unlawful’ protests.
In December 2020, when India was facing a similar protest from farmers, Trudeau lectured India on how in a democracy, protesters had the right to block the economy. Instead, the Canadian leader supported “protesting farmers,” who he warned should be interfered with.
Freedom of the Press Hypocrite
The leader slammed Trudeau hypocritical and dangerous attacks on the Press after Ottawa Police threatened the media with arrest for covering their enforcement against peaceful protesters.
Condemns Emmanual Macron and European Union
Bukele was particularly stunned by images of armored vehicles deployed against the French Freedom Convoy in Paris last week. “Imagine this was in El Salvador. What would France, the European Union, and the ‘international community’ say?” the president asked.
This is Paris, today.— Nayib Bukele 🇸🇻 (@nayibbukele) February 13, 2022
Imagine this was in El Salvador…
What would France, the European Union, and the “international community” say?
‘They Want You To Look The Other Way’
“The real war is taking place in Canada, Australia, France, Brussels, England, Germany, Italy…” he wrote on Twitter. “They just want you to look the other way.”
No Mandatory Covid ‘Vaccines’
Bukele has been an outspoken critic of compulsory Covid “vaccines.” In December 2021, he announced that “vaccines and “boosters” are available to people who want them, even tourists. However, he stressed that his government would not mandate the vaccines, masks, or passports. “Everyone makes their own choice,” exclaimed Bukele.
While most Western Leaders have refused to denounce or comment on Trudeau’s human rights abuses, President Nayib Bukele has refused to stay silent. The El Salvadorian leader seems to care more about countries’ citizens and safety than their own leaders.