Ezequiel Zamora Military Front (Venezuela)

Country: Venezuela
Details of Formation: The PGM was created through a law reforming the Bolivarian National Armed Force. Based on this law it was then formed mainly by active military and ex-soldiers. The group also profited from the motivation of many patriotic members acknowledging the importance of the creation of a civil militia.
Details of Termination: --
Purpose: The stated purpose of the group is to protect social production companies, defend the farmers, instruct the public in the Bolivarian, Zoamoran, revolutionarian and socialist doctrines, provide intelligence and participating in mass mobilizations.
Organisation: --
Weapons and Training: Although the group is not explicitly mentioned to be armed, we use the name of the group and the type of membership as indication of the group being armed.
Size: In 2010, a news source speaks of 600 members, with an ever increasing number that wants to take part.
Reason for Membership: --
Treatment of Civilians: --
Other Information: The group’s original name in Spanish is “Frente Cívico Militar Bolivariano Ezequiel Zamora (FCMB “EZ”)”.
References: Information was taken from news sources listed in the PGMD.