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Venezuela: Refugee Crisis Requires Concerted Regional Response

Governments Should Collaborate to Protect Rights of Fleeing Venezuelans

Thursday 06 September 2018

(New York) – Governments in the Americas should develop a collective and uniform response to the exodus of people fleeing Venezuela, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. They should consider adopting a uniform temporary protection regime to afford security and legal status to Venezuelans seeking protection. Venezuela’s deepening crisis has triggered the largest migration flow of its kind in recent Latin American history.

The 33-page report, “The Venezuelan Exodus: The Need for a Regional Response to an Unprecedented Migration Crisis,” documents efforts by South American governments to address the massive numbers of Venezuelans crossing their borders, as well as recent setbacks that threaten Venezuelans’ ability to seek protection. In some Caribbean islands, Venezuelans are subject to arbitrary arrests and deportations. Xenophobic incidents are a growing concern.

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Venezuela: Refugee Crisis Requires Concerted Regional Response

Thursday 06 September 2018

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Thursday 06 September 2018

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Tuesday 31 July 2018

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Brazil: Pesticide Poisonings in Rural Areas

Friday 20 July 2018

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Brazil: People With Disabilities Confined in Terrible Conditions

Wednesday 23 May 2018

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Friday 27 April 2018

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Ricardo Montaner and Human Rights Watch Campaign for Venezuela

Monday 09 April 2018

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Thursday 18 January 2018

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Venezuela: Systematic Abuses of Opponents

Wednesday 29 November 2017

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Peru: Humala Implicated in Atrocities

Friday 08 September 2017

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Peru: Humala Implicated in Atrocities

Friday 08 September 2017

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Venezuela: Video Footage Exposes Brutal Repression

Saturday 22 July 2017

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Brazil: Zika Epidemic Exposes Rights Problems

Thursday 13 July 2017

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Brazil: Domestic Violence Victims Denied Justice

Wednesday 21 June 2017

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Guatemala: Thousands Face Needless End-of-Life Suffering

Wednesday 17 May 2017

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Guatemala: Thousands Face Needless End-of-Life Suffering

Wednesday 17 May 2017

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Venezuela: Humanitarian Crisis Spilling into Brazil

Tuesday 18 April 2017

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