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He believes the attack to be in retaliation for his demands for justice following the killing of his brother by state police in 2001. The Venezuelan authorities must ensure his safety.
Ana Patricia Fermín has been receiving death threats from police since after she reported that two of her relatives were tortured while in police custody. Two men were shot dead by police in Septem...
Private defense lawyer Omar Ernesto Silva Martínez has made a formal complaint after being repeatedly targeted with threatening calls and surveillance.
The U.S. government must do more to ensure policing practices nationwide are brought into line with international human rights standards and to address systemic racial discrimination.