Venezuela’s May 20 election, and its questionable legitimacy, will only deepen the country’s crisis, and potentially deepen its grave humanitarian crisis. As organizations dedicated to promoting human rights, the below groups express our call to the international community, and to the Lima Group in particular, that any measures adopted in reaction to the elections do not contribute to the human rights violations affecting Venezuelans inside and outside their country.
Santo Domingo: Casi 30 organizaciones de sociedad civil de las Américas solicitaron ante la Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos (CIDH) una mayor coordinación y acompañamiento técnico a los Estados de la región para afrontar la crisis de la migración forzada venezolana.
Santo Domingo: Today nearly 30 civil society organizations from across the Americas called on the Inter American Commission of Human Rights to provide better coordination and technical assistance for States in the region to address the Venezuelan migrant crisis.
Internal State Department Documents Reported to Show Senior U.S. Officials Warned of Dangers of Terminating TPS
Washington, D.C.—Since April 18, more than 20 people have been killed during protests that were violently repressed by state security forces and rogue armed groups in Nicaragua.