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Venezuela Fails to Meet Criteria for UN Human Rights Council Membership

Venezuela’s brutal crackdown on dissent, and its failure to tackle a humanitarian crisis that is largely of its own making, give rise to serious concerns about its fitness as a candidate for the United Nations Human Rights Council. Members of the UN’s premier human rights body are expected to maintain the highest standards of human rights and to cooperate with the council. We, a coalition of xx international and Venezuelan organizations, strongly believe that Venezuela falls short on both counts.  Earlier this year, the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights issued a damning report…

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