Venezuela

30 million people
11,820 USD GNI (PPP)
Internet:
Partly Free
Press:
Not Free
Partly Free

News & Updates

The prison transfer of political prisoner Daniel Ceballos shows a stunning disregard by the Venezuelan government for safety and basic rights.

Issues: 
Human Rights Defense, Rule of Law
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Americas

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. 

Issues: 
Media Freedom
Regions: 
Americas

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.

La detención arbitraria de Antonio Ledezma por agentes del Servicio de Inteligencia Venezolano, los cuales actuaron sin una orden judicial y sin evidencia alguna que probara que Ledezma infringió la ley, constituyen una clara violación de los derechos constitucionales de Ledezma.

Issues: 
Rule of Law
Regions: 
Americas

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Senior Advisor for International Legal Affairs

Lisa Davis is senior advisor for international legal affairs at Freedom House promoting human rights and the rule of law. Ms.

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Freedom House works to enhance civil society’s efforts to promote political participation and to strength democratic institutions in order to improve democratic governance.

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