Foro Penal – Civil Rights Defender of the Year Award 2023

Foro Penal is a central part of the Venezuelan civil society, which continues to be the greatest hope for a democratic Venezuela. For courageously putting their own safety at risk in defence of the freedom of others and access to justice for all, Foro Penal is awarded the Civil Rights Defender of the Year Award 2023. 

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Foro Penal – Civil Rights Defender of the Year Award 2023

With a network of thousands of volunteers and hundreds of lawyers in every region of Venezuela, Foro Penal provides invaluable support to human rights defenders, student activists, and opposition politicians who are politically persecuted by the repressive regime. They have helped over 12 000 individuals, successfully drawn international attention to human rights violations in Venezuela.

Thank you, Foro Penal, for being a source of hope for all of those who want democracy in Venezuela.

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