In Memory of Michael Brown

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October 2, 2015

Human rights defender Marino Alvarado and his nine-year-old son were attacked by three armed men in their home. He, his family and other colleagues may be at risk of further attacks.

September 22, 2015

Opposition leader Leopoldo López has been sentenced to 13 years and 9 months in prison. He is a prisoner of conscience and must be released immediately and unconditionally.

June 4, 2015

The private communications of two human rights defenders may be being monitored by the Venezuelan authorities. This appears to be an attempt to restrict their ability to freely carry out their legi...

May 26, 2015

Horacio Giusti, a journalist and volunteer press officer has reported being beaten. This attack appears to be directly linked to his work at the Venezuelan Penal Forum (Foro Penal Venezolano), a la...