UN Human Rights Council Should Act on Venezuela

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Venezuelan Crisis needs to be a Council Priority

  • Leila Swan
  • HRW

No one was surprised when Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro was re-elected last May, or when the opposition alleged voting irregularities.

Unofficial reports estimated low voter turnout, less than 40%, despite government officials’ frantic attempts to increase participation.

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Upon hearing the results, Maduro sang victory, claiming “The whole of Venezuela has triumphed! Democracy has triumphed! Peace has triumphed!”.

Yet the elections were rejected by democracies world-wide.

The Lima Group – comprised…

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