NHRC comes to Manaus on Monday (22) to see the situation of Venezuelan

The visit is part of the mission that the NHRC is performing in the states of Pará, Amazonas and Roraima.
20/01/2018 15h03 - Updated 22/01/2018 17h20
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The National Council for Human Rights (CNDH) will be in Manaus, next Monday (22), to check the status of human rights of Venezuelan immigrants who have entered the Brazilian territory requesting refuge and residence due to the established crisis in Venezuela.

The visit is part of the mission that the NHRC is performing in the states of Pará, Amazonas and Roraima, from 18 a 26 from January (na foto, some Venezuelans in Manaus Road before being sheltered by the government).

Local programming starts at 8:30 am, at a meeting with civil society, to be held at Caritas headquarters, on Avenida Joaquim Nabuco, 1035, Center.

The mission includes visits to shelters where immigrants are housed and meetings with local authorities of government agencies that have responsibility in the matter - such as the Federal Police and holders of state and local governments.

The Federal Public Ministry (MPF) will participate in the mission, with the presence of prosecutors Fernando Republic Merloto Soave, which operates the theme indigenous peoples and traditional communities, e Michele Diz Y Gil Corbi, Regional Attorney for Citizens' Rights, and advisor John Akira Omoto, representante do MPF no CNDH.

The situation of Venezuelan immigrants in Manaus has been accompanied by the MPF in the Amazon, through public civil investigation launched in March 2017.

The mission will consist of NHRC members and representatives of invited organizations in order to verify the situation experienced by these immigrants in finding solutions to the identified rights violations.

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