Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

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On 27 September 2019, the United Nations Human Rights Council established the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela through resolution 42/25 for a period of one year, to assess alleged human rights violations committed since 2014.

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Council closes forty-second regular session, establishes a fact-finding mission on Venezuela
27 September 2019
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Mandate

  • Urgently dispatch a mission to the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to investigate extrajudicial executions, enforced disappearances, arbitrary detentions and torture and other cruel, inhumane or degrading treatment since 2014.
  • Ensure full accountability for perpetrators and justice for victims.
  • Present a report on its findings to the Council during an interactive dialogue at its forty-fifth session.

Call for Submissions

Public hearings

Members

The members are to be appointed by the President of the Human Rights Council.

Documentation

  • Human Rights Council Resolution A/HRC/RES/42/25 on the situation of human rights in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

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