Argentina asked the UN for Venezuela to investigate the allegations of human rights violations
Argentina, which has chaired the Human Rights Council of the United Nations (UN) since December, today called on Venezuela to launch investigations into the allegations of human rights violations. In a meeting held in Geneva, the delegation of the government of Alberto Fernandez supported the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, the former Chilean president Michelle Bachelet and asked that the regime Nicholas Maduro Cooperate with requests to bring to justice the “perpetrators” of the denounced facts.
At the meeting of the Human Rights Council, chaired by the Argentine Federico Villegas Beltran, the situation in Venezuela was analyzed and the Argentine representative Cristian Machuca read a series of recommendations from the Argentine delegation. “The Argentine delegation recommends that Venezuela fully cooperate with the Human Rights Council and all its mechanisms, including relevant special procedures, and fully implement the recommendations made by the High Commissioner in her reports,” was the first of the recommendations listed by Machuca.
“Specify the call of the High Commissioner to conduct prompt, exhaustive, independent, impartial and transparent investigations into the allegations of human rights violations, to bring the perpetrators to justice and to guarantee adequate reparation to the victims” , indicated the Argentine representative.
The national delegation also asked the Maduro government to “strengthen the existing cooperation with the Office of the High Commissioner, establishing a permanent office in the country, equipped with the human and material resources that allow it to carry out its tasks adequately.” To conclude, Machuca pointed out Argentina’s willingness to “ratify the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons against Enforced Disappearances.”