Human Rights Council
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of


Mai Lan Nguyen
Viet Nam

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Committee: Human Rights Council

Topic: Human Rights violations in prisons

Country: Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

Delegate: Mai Lan Nguyen

As it states in the the Universal Declaration of Human Rights “everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms set forth in this Declaration, without distinction of any kind”. However, prisoners of Latin America have been continuously deprived of their basic human rights and mistreated for more than two decades.

And while Venezuela guarantees that “any person deprived of liberty shall be treated with respect” in Article 46 of its own Constitution, the Republic also recognizes problems connected with prison...

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