Tuesday, 6 January 2009

More Than 100 Latin America Experts Question Human Rights Watch's Venezuela Report

[ In an open letter to the Board of Directors of Human Rights Watch, over 100 experts on Latin America criticized the organization's recent report on Venezuela, A Decade Under Chávez: Political Intolerance and Lost Opportunities for Advancing Human Rights in Venezuela, saying that it "does not meet even the most minimal standards of scholarship, impartiality, accuracy, or credibility." The signers include leading academic specialists from universities in the United States, including Harvard, Johns Hopkins, and a number of state universities, and academic institutions in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, México, the U.K., Venezuela and other countries.]

More Than 100 Latin America Experts Question Human Rights Watch’s Venezuela Report


Red Pepper Venezuela Blog said...

Head of Human Rights Watch Responds to Scholars’ Criticism of Venezuela Report


Red Pepper Venezuela Blog said...

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The BoRev blog's take on this here: