Academy concerned about continuing, serious threats to scholars in Venezuela

10 November 2017

The Academy is concerned about continuing, serious threats to scholars and scholarship in Venezuela. The Academy endorses the public statement issued by the International Human Rights Network of Academies and Scholarly Societies (IHRN) concerning the current situation in Venezuela.

In this statement (PDF), the HR Network’s Executive Committee calls upon the Venezuelan Government to ensure that academics are able to conduct research and educational activities in safety and to respect and protect internationally recognised human rights, including the right of peaceful protest.

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Download the IHRN's statement (PDF)