Aided by lax rules, violent ultranationalists have successfully registered as election observers.
Beatriz Borges (center), representative of the Venezuelan organization Cepaz (Peace and Justice Center), speaks during a hearing at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights in 2018. Credit: ERIKA SANTELICES/AFP/Getty Images.
A human rights activist says the humanitarian crisis can only be resolved with steady pressure from a broad international coalition.
From left to right: Leaders of the ACUM alliance Maia Sandu and Andrei Nastase; Mayor of Orhei and lead of the Shor party Ilan Șor; Business magnate and chairman of the Democratic Party (PDM) Vladimir Plahotniuc; President Igor Dodon of the Socialist Party (PRSM) with Zinaida Greceanîi. (Photos courtesy of Anticoruptie.md and Moldova.org).
The international norm against ethnic cleansing is not just being swept aside. It is at risk of being replaced.
Volunteers of the movement 'Aid and Freedom Venezuela Coalition' attend a rally led by Venezuelan opposition leader and self-declared acting president Juan Guaido in Caracas, on February 16, 2019. (Credit: YURI CORTEZ/AFP/Getty Images).