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On Wednesday, April 7 at 12:00 p.m. EDT (11:00 a.m. in Bogota), the Center for Legal Studies, Justice, and Society (Dejusticia-Colombia) and the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) will be hosting an event to commemorate the launch of a new report entitled “Defending Human Rights in Venezuela: Challenges Facing Civil Society in Confronting the Closure of Democratic Spaces.”

The report is the product of a thorough analysis of the obstacles that Venezuelan civil society organizations face, as well as their acts of resistance and resilience in defending human rights. Its goal is to amplify the voices of Venezuelan activists to the rest of the region, raise the visibility of the precarious situation that they face and the strategies adopted to advance the movement, and, as a result, offer a series of recommendations to other actors in the region that have within their agenda the support for the human rights movement in Venezuela.

The event will be livestreamed in Spanish on Dejusticia’s Facebook page, with simultaneous interpretation to English available via WOLA’s YouTube channel.

For the full event details, visit