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Venezuela: Further information: Critics of Venezuelan ...
1 April 2010

Oswaldo Álvarez Paz was detained on 22 March after he criticized the Venezuelan government on TV. Four other outspoken critics of the government ...

Urgent Action       AMR 53/004/2010

Amnesty International | Venezuelan government deliberately ...
1 April 2010

Amnesty International urged the Venezuelan authorities to stop targeting government critics following a series of politically motivated arrests.

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Venezuela: The Venezuelan State must respect fundamental ...
29 January 2010

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: AMR 53/003/2010. 29 January 2010. The Venezuelan State ...

PressItem       AMR 53/003/2010

Venezuela: Further information: Venezuelan farmer able to ...
26 January 2010

Farmer Franklin Brito Rodríguez has now been returned to his bed on a regular ward of the military hospital in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas, where ...

Urgent Action       AMR 53/002/2010

Venezuela: Hunger striking farmer is missing in Venezuela ...
15 January 2010

Franklin Brito Rodríguez, a farmer, went missing from a military hospital in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas, on 9 January 2010. Staff at the hospital, ...

Urgent Action       AMR 53/001/2010

Venezuela: Government official held in Venezuela
23 December 2009

Richard Blanco, a male local government official from Caracas, the capital of Venezuela, is being detained in a prison in Caracas without any evidence ...

Urgent Action       AMR 53/009/2009

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 ...

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