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Freedom House se encuentra profundamente consternado por la violencia que se ha desatado en las manifestaciones pacíficas de los estudiantes en toda Venezuela este 12 de Febrero, en las que murieron al menos tres personas. Instamos al gobierno de Venezuela que tome acciones inmediatas para restaurar el derecho a protestar pacíficamente y que investigue las muertes ocurridas el pasado miércoles.

Around the world, millions of people carried on the struggle for freedom and human rights in 2013. There were gains, to be sure, but unfortunately many more setbacks. Here are some of the best and worst developments in human rights over the past year.

Distinguished Fellow for Democracy Studies

For some time now, democracy promotion has been under concentrated attack from authoritarian sources ranging from Robert Mugabe and Vladimir Putin to the leaders of Venezuela. More recently, criticism has spread to the democratic world, with the United States front and center.

Freedom House denuncia la decisión del gobierno Venezolano de retirarse de la Convención Americana de Derechos Humanos, que entra en vigor hoy, un año después del anuncio del Presidente Hugo Chávez

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