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Human Rights in BOLIVARIAN REPUBLIC OF VENEZUELA

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Venezuela: Fears for family and colleagues after killing
16 December 2009

Human rights defender Mijail Martínez was shot dead on 26 November in Venezuela. He was working on a documentary film that featured the stories ...

Urgent Action       AMR 53/008/2009

Venezuela: Family at risk after killing
15 December 2009

The lives of Oscar Barrios' family are in danger. He and his family have been subjected to a campaign of intimidation from police officers in northern ...

Urgent Action       AMR 53/007/2009

Venezuela: End impunity through universal jurisdiction (No ...
10 December 2009

This paper examines the various shortcomings of the Venezuelan legal system in regards to universal jurisdiction. Areas covered include universal criminal ...

Report       AMR 53/006/2009

Amnesty International | Venezuela: Globovisión attack must be ...
4 August 2009

Amnesty International today expressed grave concern at attacks against staff at Globovisión television station on Monday and called on the Venezuelan ...

Press Release      

Venezuela: Political will and resources still needed to end ...
17 July 2009

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: AMR 53/005/2009 (Public). 17 July 2009. Venezuela: Political ...

Document       AMR 53/005/2009

Call on the Government of Venezuela to protect women's ...
24 February 2009

Sign the petition to demand that the Government of Venezuela takes the urgent steps to protect women's rights.

Action Document      

Venezuela: Open police station doors to women: Support ...
5 February 2009

Description: In Venezuela each year thousands of women are raped, beaten and verbally abused at the hands of their partners or former partners. For ...

Document       AMR 53/002/2009

Venezuela: Open doors to shelter: Support women escaping ...
5 February 2009

In Venezuela, thousands of women are beaten, verbally abused and raped, or suffer other forms of domestic violence at the hands of their partners or ...

Document       AMR 53/001/2009

The Wire, February/March 2009. Vol. 39, issue 001
1 February 2009

1) International Women's Day: Women make history 2) International Women's Day: 'I had to stay quiet…' Sexual violence during Haiti carnival 3) Livewire ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/001/2009

Venezuela: Violence in the family in Venezuela: Case of ...
19 November 2008

VIOLENCE IN THE FAMILY IN VENEZUELA. Case of Alexandra Hidalgo. I thought that it was going to be like when other ...

Document       AMR 53/007/2008