On September 9-10 Venezuela’s Attorney General’s office organized a conference called Prevention is Citizen Security. It sought to bring government representatives, academics, police, and community organizers together to discuss prevention “as an indispensable tool to guarantee citizen security.”
The event brought together a diverse group, including the Vice Rector of the National Security University, José García Pinto, the Minister of Interior and Justice, Miguel Rodríguez Torres, Universidad Central professors Andrés Antillano and Keymer Ávila, community council spokespersons, and other community activists.
Marino Alvarado, the director of PROVEA, one of Venezuela’s historic human rights NGOs, also attended. PROVEA has had a tense relationship with the government in recent years due to its criticism of the government over a number of issues such as housing access, citizen security, and indigenous rights. SEE MORE…
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