Integrants: Euclimar Ramos, Natalia silva, Roy Lameda
The Government may say. It may do, or you may say you will do. Right, and in honor of the language of Cervantes, it is that they are not the same verbs say and do.
That are convinced 37 organizations that defend human rights in Venezuela, critics of the initiatives of President Nicolas Maduro to extend the guarantees of these universal powers in the country, but in practice, desdicen of international standards and principles in the matter.
A statement signed by institutions such as the Venezuelan Program of Education-Action in Human Rights (Provea) and Peace Laboratory attests to this position, arguing that such initiatives "do not have the independence necessary for their operation and end institutionalizing discrimination as state policy under the human rights discourse ".
"According to Decree 876 published in the Official Gazette 40,836 for the April 3, 2014, reports on the creation of the National Council for Human Rights (CNDDHH) whose preamble to its foundation is the qualification of fascism and terrorism to series of protests in February of that year, which motivated public policies to neutralize violent groups promoted by the Venezuelan fascist right. In a statement the Forum for Life opined that such concepts compromised the integrity, impartiality and transparency of the council, validating the criminalization of the right to peaceful assembly and demonstration. In addition, the operational autonomy of the instance was subject, according to Article 1, to 'instructions President of the Republic, "complains the group of non-governmental organizations.
Also they recall that the National Human Rights Council (CNDDHH) never took into account in its final report the 15 recommendations made by 40 of these organizations, after the same council conduct a public consultation in August 2015 on a proposal for National Human Rights plan.
"The result was a Human Rights Plan of discriminatory nature, through concepts which are not contained in the Constitution of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela or in international human rights standards (eg socialist democracy or emancipatory vision, critical and alternative of human rights) that are representative only of the population sector that supports the ideology of current party of government ", they criticize.