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CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan security operations killed at least 1,324 people in the first five months of 2020, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights said on Thursday.

Michelle Bachelet, who presented a 17-page report on Venezuela in Gene...

Saturday, June 20, 2020

Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro clenches his fist after he was sworn in, in Caracas, on March 8, 2013.

Genocide Watch Alert: Venezuela

June 2020

Genocide Watch is issuing a Genocide Alert for Venezuela.

Political opponents of President Nicolás Maduro’s United Socialist...

“Forced disappearances” are playing a critical role in the Venezuelan government’s efforts to muzzle opponents and instill fear, according to a new report.

A new report documents the Venezuelan government’s use of forced disappearances, a tactic reminiscent of right-win...

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Conditions in Venezuela’s prisons are “beyond monstrous”, the UN human rights office, OHCHR, said on Tuesday, before calling for an independent and transparent investigation into the death of a leading political opponent of the Government.

Issuing the alert in Geneva, O...

Friday, June 22, 2018

Venezuelan security forces have carried out hundreds of arbitrary killings under the guise of fighting crime, the UN's human rights body says.

In a report, it cites "shocking" accounts of young men being killed during operations, often in poor districts, over the past t...

It’s not all about Donald Trump.

That’s a statement more easily written than believed, given the U.S. president’s erratic comportment on the world stage — his tweets and taunts, his cavalier disregard of international accords, his readiness to undercut his own diplomats...

SAN CASIMIRO, Venezuela — Kenyerber Aquino Merchán was 17 months old when he starved to death.

His father left before dawn to bring him home from the hospital morgue. He carried Kenyerber’s skeletal frame into the kitchen and handed it to a mortuary worker who makes hou...

Thursday, November 23, 2017

  • What happened?  On 14 November, credit ratings agencies declared Venezuela in partial default on its foreign debt, after the country failed to meet a $200 million payment to bondholders.
     

  • Why did it happen?  Economic mismanagement and corruption have r...

Friday, July 21, 2017

Human Rights Watch issued a multimedia report today that shows the scale and brutality of violent repression of protests by Venezuelan security forces in recent months.

Since early April 2017, tens of thousands of Venezuelans have taken to the streets to...

An antigovernment protester threw back a tear-gas canister fired by the National Police. Hundreds of thousands of protesters have taken to the streets of Caracas and other cities demanding elections in Venezuela.

CARACAS, Venezuela — The bikers thundered up in a phalanx...

Thursday, March 2, 2017

A demonstrator is detained by security forces on July 10, 2017, during a protest against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s government in Caracas, Venezuela. People have been demonstrating in the streets in opposition to the government almost daily since March. Scor...

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