Posts Tagged: Venezuela

Venezuela: Resistencia Contra el Gobierno

As residents of the United Sates, we often take certain services for granted. This includes access to basic shelter, food, and healthcare. In addition, we are believed to be protected under our constitution. This is not always the case in

Venezuela: Resistencia Contra el Gobierno

As residents of the United Sates, we often take certain services for granted. This includes access to basic shelter, food, and healthcare. In addition, we are believed to be protected under our constitution. This is not always the case in

Venezuela’s Presidencies: A Legacy of Repressing Human Rights Defenders

1 Introduction In the wake of the Caracazo 2014 violent protests in Venezuela, which occurred from February through March, over 3,000 people were arrested and another 43 died.[1] With this tragedy, the international community began to recognize the dire political

Venezuela’s Presidencies: A Legacy of Repressing Human Rights Defenders

1 Introduction In the wake of the Caracazo 2014 violent protests in Venezuela, which occurred from February through March, over 3,000 people were arrested and another 43 died.[1] With this tragedy, the international community began to recognize the dire political

Venezuela: Democracy or Dictatorship?

    In South America in 1830, after the collapse of Gran Colombia,  three new countries were born: Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela.  Being newly independent countries, they weren’t able to form an ideal government. In fact, many of these newly

Venezuela: Democracy or Dictatorship?

    In South America in 1830, after the collapse of Gran Colombia,  three new countries were born: Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela.  Being newly independent countries, they weren’t able to form an ideal government. In fact, many of these newly

FORERO, JUAN, and EZEQUIEL MINAYA. “Venezuela Raises Iron Hand Against Protesters.” Wall Street Journal – Eastern Edition, April 17, 2014., A12, Academic Search Complete, EBSCOhost (accessed April 20, 2015).

I believe this picture accurately depicts the fundamental argument that all human rights protesters share. Messages like this are simple yet strong enough to drive home an unforgettable message. Tags: Human rights, Venezuela, protest, violence, political dissent, political persecution. Summary:

FORERO, JUAN, and EZEQUIEL MINAYA. “Venezuela Raises Iron Hand Against Protesters.” Wall Street Journal – Eastern Edition, April 17, 2014., A12, Academic Search Complete, EBSCOhost (accessed April 20, 2015).

I believe this picture accurately depicts the fundamental argument that all human rights protesters share. Messages like this are simple yet strong enough to drive home an unforgettable message. Tags: Human rights, Venezuela, protest, violence, political dissent, political persecution. Summary:

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. Second Report on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders in the Americas. Vol. II. Swedish Foundation of Human Rights, 2011.

The author’s project is to clarify what persons qualify as a human rights defenders, follow up on the last report from the Inter-American Commission on Human rights, and lastly go over many of the challenges human rights defenders face in

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. Second Report on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders in the Americas. Vol. II. Swedish Foundation of Human Rights, 2011.

The author’s project is to clarify what persons qualify as a human rights defenders, follow up on the last report from the Inter-American Commission on Human rights, and lastly go over many of the challenges human rights defenders face in