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The Organization of American States, the UNASUR, and the governments of Latin American region should immediately press Venezuela to release prisoners in custody on politicized charges.
The prison transfer of political prisoner Daniel Ceballos shows a stunning disregard by the Venezuelan government for safety and basic rights.
Freedom House issued the following statement in response to the Venezuelan judiciary’s decision to prohibit 22 media owners and executives from leaving the country due to a libel suit.
Freedom at Issue highlights those who have contributed to the promotion or strengthening of democracy, and those who have set back the cause of freedom.
Lisa Davis is senior advisor for international legal affairs at Freedom House promoting human rights and the rule of law. Ms.
Freedom House works to enhance civil society’s efforts to promote political participation and to strength democratic institutions in order to improve democratic governance.