Venezuela


Civil society: new law restricts freedoms of association and expression

On 8th November, the National Constituent Assembly (ANC) approved the Anti-Hate Law for Peaceful Coexistence and Tolerance. The law contains some provisions that constraint the right to freedom of association. Read more

 Civil society: new law restricts freedoms of association and expression

Freedom of expression violations reported during regional elections

Civic space freedoms continue to be restricted in Venezuela, especially during the regional elections that took place in October where many freedom of expression violations were documented. Read more

Freedom of expression violations reported during regional elections

Concerns rise over freedom of expression in light of media shutdown

Freedom of expression and access to information continue to be restricted in Venezuela Read more

 Concerns rise over freedom of expression in light of media shutdown

Censorship continues: 49 radio stations removed from air thus far in 2017

Regulatory body CONATEL continue to issue decisions removing tv channels and radio stations from the air. Read more

Censorship continues: 49 radio stations removed from air thus far in 2017




Undaunted by severe state suppression of peaceful assembly, Venezuelans protest

Protests in Venezuela have continued for over two months now as the economic and political crisis worsens. Observatorio Venezolano de Conflictividad Social (Venezuelan Observatory of Social Conflict) recorded at least 1,791 protests taking place across the country from the beginning of April to end of May 2017. Read more

Undaunted by severe state suppression of peaceful assembly, Venezuelans protest