The civil society organizations that sign this statement reiterate our rejection and demand the revocation of new Administrative Ruling No. 002-2021 for the Unified Registry of Obligated Subjects before the National Office Against Organized Crime and Terrorism Financing.
As Venezuela’s crisis of authoritarianism deepens, civil society voices are increasingly coming under attack by the de facto government of Nicolás Maduro. On March 30, the Venezuelan Ministry of Interior and Justice published a new requirement in the Official Gazette for the registry
The recent campaigns of stigmatization, harassment, and repression against the media in Venezuela constitute a clear attack against the freedoms of expression and of access to information and infringe upon the important contributions by these organizations
On Saturday, October 10, the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) joined with 27 Venezuelan and regional civil society organizations in calling on the U.S. government to reiterate its commitment to a peaceful, democratic solution in Venezuela, and to refrain from any policies that aggravate the humanitarian emergency.
Saturday, July 25 marks one full year since the Venezuela TPS Act of 2019 passed in the U.S. with bipartisan support. The Senate version of the bill has been stalled in the Senate ever since it narrowly failed to pass by unanimous vote shortly thereafter.