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An employee at the offices of "El Nacional" newspaper, Caracas, Venezuela, 14 June 2019, FEDERICO PARRA/AFP via Getty Images

Venezuelan authorities seize headquarters of “El Nacional” as damages in defamation suit

Venezuelan authorities should ensure that civil defamation suits cannot be abused to censor news outlets, and should return “El Nacional”’s headquarters to its owners immediately.

Civil society organizations declare their resounding rejection and demand the repeal of the new registration measure for terrorism and other crimes in Venezuela

The NGOs of civil society express our resounding rejection of new Administrative Ruling 001-2021 for the Unified Registry of Obligated Subjects before the National Office Against Organized Crime and Terrorism Financing

Venezuelan authorities charge 2 journalists, imprison 1, under ‘anti-hate’ law

Venezuelan authorities should immediately drop all charges against journalists Otilio Rodríguez and Nicmer Evans, release Evans immediately, and stop using the country’s anti-hate law to persecute the press.