- Location of case in SG report
- Relevant SG report
- Year of the report
- From Country
- Country Geolocation
- Country Geolocation (linked Countries)
- Latin America and the Caribbean
- UN body that raised the case prior to the SG report
- UN Special Procedures: Thematic
- Dates of prior UN action
- 20 July 2015
- Type of record
- Named individual
- Was the victim a foreign national?
- Was the victim a minor?
- Type of rights defended
- Civil/political rights
- Was the victim a civil servant, member of the security forces or of the judiciary?
- Reported trigger of reprisal
for their cooperation with the Human Rights Committee and for organizing a workshop on how to submit human rights cases to international organizations; participation in in the session of the Human Rights Committee on the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, held in June 2015
a workshop they held in December 2014 on how to submit human rights cases to international organizations
- Engagement with UN body
- UN Treaty Bodies: HRC
- Dates of engagement
- June 2015; December 2014
- Type of attempted engagement
- Participation in meeting on UN premises
- Dates of mentioned reprisals
- 1 July 2015
- Reprisal information
On 1 July 2015, the President of the National Assembly, in his television programme “Con el Mazo Dando”, mentioned the participation of Ligia Bolíviar, Carlos Correa, Humberto Prado Sifontes, Alfredo Romero, Rocío San Manuel and Tamara Sujú in the session of the Human Rights Committee on the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, held in June 2015, stating that they “conspire and defend dark interests”. In addition, he showed the photographs of Ms. Sujú and Mr. Romero, stating they were involved in presenting “false reports against the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela” to the United Nations. Moreover, he reportedly referred to Mr. Romero, Feliciano Reyna and Mr. Uzcátegui (see para. 33 above) in connection with a workshop they held in December 2014 on how to submit human rights cases to international organizations.
- Types of reprisals suffered
- Defamation / Defamation campaign
- Alleged/likely perpetrators
- State actors
- Was the reprisal based on new legislation?
- Does the report make general comment about country’s environment for engagement with UN?
- Is the country cited for a "pattern of reprisal" in the context of this case?
- Is a pattern of reprisals mentioned otherwise in the context of this case?
- Does the report cite "self-censorship" as an issue in the context of this case?
- How many times has the case been followed up in subsequent SG reports?