Venezuela

Venezuela’s withdrawal from regional human rights instrument is a serious setback - 6 September 2013

Headline Title:  Venezuela’s withdrawal from regional human rights instrument is a serious setback Venezuela must immediately reverse its decision to withdraw from the American Convention on Human Rights and make a commitment to truly protect all individuals, Amnesty International said today. Venezuela must immediately reverse its decision to withdraw from the American Convention on Human Rights and make a commitment to truly protect all individuals. Media Node:  Venezuela Venezuela CIDH Story Location:  Venezuela 8° 57' 52.7868" N, 68° 33' 16.8768" W “This decision is an insult to the victims of human rights violations and places future generations of Venezuelans at risk. What’s more, it goes against Venezuela’s constitution, which guarantees access to international bodies to seek protection of their human rights” Source:  Guadalupe Marengo, Deputy Director of the Americas Programme at Amnesty International Date:  Fri, 06/09/2013 URL:  American Convention on Human Rights Description:  News story, 13 September 2012 URL:  Venezuela’s break with regional human rights court ‘an affront to victims’

Venezuela: Conditional freedom for Judge Afiuni not enough

The decision to grant Judge María Lourdes Afiuni Mora conditional release is a positive step, but clearly insufficient, Amnesty International said today. The decision to grant Judge María Lourdes Afiuni Mora conditional release is a positive step, but

Venezuela: la libertad condicional para la jueza Afiuni no es suficiente

La decisión de otorgar la libertad condicional a la jueza María Lourdes Afiuni es una buena noticia, pero claramente insuficiente, ha manifestado hoy Amnistía Internacional. La decisión de otorgar la libertad condicional a la jueza María Lourdes Afiuni es una buena noticia, pero claramente insuficiente, ha manifestado hoy Amnistía Internacional.

Diez miembros de una familia venezolana víctimas de homicidio sin que las autoridades investiguen - 22 May 2013

Headline Title:  Diez miembros de una familia venezolana víctimas de homicidio Con diez miembros muertos en poco más de diez años, la historia de la familia Barrios es difícil de creer.Todo empezó a primeras horas del 28 de agosto de 1998. Con diez muertes en poco más de diez años, la historia de la familia Barrios es difícil de creer. Media Node:  Barrios_es Venezuela Map At a Glance:  Delitos violentos en Venezuela10 miembros de la familia Barrios han muerto víctimas de homicidio en los últimos 15 años.Venezuela tiene uno de los índices de delitos violentos más altos de América.Según el Ministerio del Interior venezolano, sólo en 2012 hubo más de 16.000 homicidios en el país, el 92 por ciento de ellos perpetrado con armas de fuego.Según un informe del Consejo General de Policía, el 80 por ciento de las instituciones policiales utilizan las armas sin respetar las directrices institucionales. Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0cm 5.4pt 0cm 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0cm; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-ansi-language:#0400; mso-fareast-language:#0400; mso-bidi-language:#0400;} Story Location:  Venezuela 8° 9' 23.0148" N, 67° 40' 32.8116" W “¿Cuántos miembros más de la familia Barrios tienen que morir para que las autoridades venezolanas afronten directamente el problema? Es preciso adoptar de inmediato medidas urgentes para investigar estos asesinatos y proteger a la familia.” Source:  Guadalupe Marengo, directora del Programa para América de Amnistía Internacional URL:  Venezuela: Continúan los asesinatos de los miembros de una familia con la muerte de un joven de 17 años Description:  Acción urgente, 20 de mayo de 2013 URL:  Presunta participación de la policía en continuos ataques a una familia venezolana Description:  Noticia, 1 de junio de 2011 URL:  Venezuela: Familia en peligro tras un homicidio Description:  Acción urgente, 15 de diciembre de 2009

Ten members of Venezuelan family killed as authorities fail to investigate - 22 May 2013

Headline Title:  Ten members of Venezuelan family killed With 10 killings in their family in a little over a decade, the Barrios' story is hard to believe.It all started in the early hours of 28 August 1998. With 10 killings in their family in a little over a decade, the Barrios' story in Venezuela is hard to believe. Media Node:  Barrios Venezuela Map At a Glance:  Violent crime in Venezuela10 members of the Barrios family were killed in the past 15 years.Venezuela has one of the highest levels of violent crime in the Americas.According to the Venezuelan Ministry of Interior there were more than 16,000 killings in the country in 2012 alone.92 per cent of killings were committed with firearms.According to a report from the National Police General Council, 80% of police institutions were using weapons in a Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0cm 5.4pt 0cm 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0cm; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-ansi-language:#0400; mso-fareast-language:#0400; mso-bidi-language:#0400;} way that violated institutional guidelines. Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0cm 5.4pt 0cm 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0cm; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-ansi-language:#0400; mso-fareast-language:#0400; mso-bidi-language:#0400;} Story Location:  Venezuela 8° 9' 23.0148" N, 67° 40' 32.8116" W “How many more members of the Barrios family have to die before the Venezuelan authorities take action to address the issue head on? Urgent action needs to be taken immediately to investigate these murders and protect the family. ” Source:  Guadalupe Marengo, Americas Director at Amnesty International. URL:  Venezuela: Murders of family continue; 17-year-old killed Description:  Urgent Action, 20 May 2013 URL:  Police role suspected in continued attacks on Venezuelan family Description:  News, 1 June 2011 URL:  Venezuela: Family at risk after killing Description:  Urgent action, 15 December 2009
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A situação dos direitos humanos na Venezuela foi avaliada de acordo com a Revisão Periódica Universal da ONU, cujo


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Contexte

La situation des droits humains au Venezuela a été évaluée dans le cadre de l’Examen périodique universel [ONU], dont le ra


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Información general

La situación de los derechos humanos en Venezuela fue sometida al examen periódico universal de la ONU, cuyo inf


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Background

Venezuela’s human rights record was assessed under the UN Universal Periodic Review, whose report was adopted in March.


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