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OAS to Host Press Conference on “International Crimes in Venezuela: Extrajudicial Killings, Torture, Political Prisoners and Forced Displacement”

  July 10, 2019

The General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (OAS) will host, on Friday, July 12, at 14:30 EDT (18:30 GMT), a press conference on “International Crimes in Venezuela: Extrajudicial Killings, Torture, Political Prisoners and Forced Displacement,” at the headquarters of the Organization in Washington DC.

The event will include the participation of:

• The Secretary General of the OAS, Luis Almagro
• The Executive Director of the CASLA Institute, Tamara Suju
• The former Chief of Citizen Security of the City of Caracas, and former political prisoner, Ivan Simonovis, and
• The United States Special Representative for Venezuela, Elliott Abrams


Members of the media who wish to cover this event should send their name and affiliation to OASpress@oas.org. On the day of the event press credentials and personal identification will be required.

The meeting will be broadcast live - on the OAS Website and the OAS Facebook page

Press Contact: Mónica Reyes (MReyes@oas.org)

WHAT: Press Conference on “International Crimes in Venezuela: Extrajudicial Killings, Torture, Political Prisoners and Forced Displacement”

WHEN: Friday, July 12 at 14:30 EDT (18:30 GMT)

WHERE: San Martín Room
Organization of American States
17th Street & Constitution Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20006

Reference: AVI-143/19