Authoritarianism, Human Rights and the Rule of Law in Colombia and Venezuela

Tuesday, November 18
4:30pm - 6:00pm

HKS Campus, Malkin Penthouse (Littauer 5th Floor)
Co-sponsored with the Venezuelan Caucus

Jose Miguel Vivanco, Program Director for the Americas at Human Rights Watch will discuss continuing human rights issues in Colombia and Venezuela today. Presidents Alvaro Uribe and Hugo Chavez, despite their many differences, have at least one thing in common: both have pursued policies that seriously threaten the rule of law and human rights in their respective countries.

Hugo Chávez Versus Human Rights, Jose Miguel Vivanco - New York Review of Books, 11/16/2008

Light refreshments provided.

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