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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Venezuela: Activist in danger from son's killers: Víctor Martínez
14 August 2013

Venezuelan human rights defender Víctor Martínez is in danger, as the two men on trial for the murder of his son are free: one has escaped and the other ...

Urgent Action       AMR 53/012/2013

Venezuela: Prison bans visits: safety fears for inmates
21 June 2013

Relatives of prisoners held in Yare prison, near Caracas, have not been allowed to visit their loved ones for over a week. They are concerned for the ...

Urgent Action       AMR 53/010/2013

Amnesty International | Venezuela: Conditional freedom for ...
15 June 2013

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

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Venezuela: Ten members of Venezuelan family killed as ...
23 May 2013

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. FEATURE. 22 May 2013. AI Index: AMR 53/009/2013 . Ten members of Venezuelan family ...

PressItem       AMR 53/009/2013

Venezuela: Further information: Opposition politician released
22 May 2013

Antonio Rivero has been released pending trial. He was arrested for his involvement in protests after the election results were published.

Urgent Action       AMR 53/008/2013

Venezuela: Murders of family continue; 17-year-old killed
20 May 2013

On the night of 16 May 2013, 17-year-old Roni Barrios was murdered with a machete or axe in Aragua state, Venezuela. He is the tenth member of the ...

Urgent Action       AMR 53/007/2013

Venezuela: Opposition politician arbitrarily detained: Antonio ...
8 May 2013

Antonio Rivero, a supporter of the main opposition candidate in the recent Venezuelan presidential elections, was detained on 27 April and two days ...

Urgent Action       AMR 53/006/2013

Venezuela: Election-related deaths and threats must stop ...
18 April 2013

Violent incidents around Venezuela following last Sunday's presidential elections are only likely to increase unless the authorities carry out prompt, ...

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Venezuela: Further information: Venezuelan prison activists ...
15 April 2013

Further Information on UA: 160/12 Index: AMR 53/005/2013 Venezuela Date: 15 April 2013. URGENT ACTION VENEZUELAN ...

Urgent Action       AMR 53/005/2013

Five priorities for Venezuela ahead of elections | Amnesty ...
4 April 2013

As Venezuelans prepare to go to the polls on 14 April, Amnesty International has identified some of the key human rights issues that every candidate ...

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