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Ensuring fundamental freedoms vital to peaceful elections in Venezuela: UN experts

New York, Dec 5 (Just Earth News/IBNS): Voicing concerns over deteriorating restrictions on freedoms of expression, association and assembly in Venezuela, United Nations human rights experts on Friday called on the Government to guarantee the safety of all individuals and their peaceful participation in the parliamentary elections, set for this Sunday.

Venezuela must uphold rights of 'even those who disagree with State policies' – UN human rights chief

New York, Nov 13 (Just Earth News/IBNS) At a special meeting of the United Nations Human Rights Council, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights stressed the need to promote and protect human rights in Venezuela and to defend even those who disagree with the State’s policies, while Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro Moros vowed to continue employing truth to defend his country against "audacious accusations" and "imperialist attacks."

Venezuela: UN concerned at renewed violence, use of force

New York, May 10 (IBNS): The United Nations human rights office on Friday voiced concern at renewed violence in Venezuela, and at the reported excessive use of force by the authorities in response to protests.