As one UN test ends, another one begins

Caracas Chronicles

CIq5vCTWgAEoXpj.jpg large Leading the Venezuelan State’s delegation in Geneva is Prosecutor General Luisa Ortega Diaz (Photo by ccorreab)

The Venezuelan State is once again under review this week as the United Nations’ Human Rights Committee will monitor the country’s performance on civil and political rights, based on the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.

The B.R. of V.’s delegation is lead by Prosecutor General Luisa Ortega Diaz, who will be joined by the pro-government NGO Guarimba Victims’ Committee (whose spokesperson happens to be an official at the Housing Ministry).

Independent human rights groups will counterargument the State’s position, including Carlos Correa of Espacio Publico and Ligia Bolivar, who’s the coordinator of the Life Forum platform of NGOs and Director of the Human Rights Center of the Andres Bello Catholic University (CDH-UCAB).

You can follow all the details of the sessions (today and tomorrow) at…

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