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POLITICAL VIOLENCE IN VENEZUELA

POLITICAL VIOLENCE IN VENEZUELA

– from March 31st to July 30th, 2017 Sumary of the facts

This report is the result of the documentation process of the violent actions and human rights violations committed during the demonstrations and protests promoted by the Venezuelan opposition between the months of April and July of 2017. The drafting of this report was under the responsibility of the Executive Secretariat of the National Council of Human Rights (CNDH, Spanish acronym), acting in its capacity as national observer for the human rights situation in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, pursuant to Decree No. 873 of April 3, 2014, published in Official Gazette No. 40,386.

For this document, we used the analysis of the information provided by the Prosecutor General’s Office, the People’s Attorney’s Office and the People’s Power Ministry for Interior Relations, Justice and Peace. Other sources included in this report are the direct testimonies by relatives of the victims, injured people, as well as by non-governmental human rights organizations.

Read the whole report here: https://nordicvenezuelasolidarity.wordpress.com/2017/10/02/political-violence-in-venezuela/