CARACAS, Monday November 19, 2012 | Update

IACHR Court probes sentences of cases of Venezuela, Argentina and Colombia

With respect to Venezuela, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights is to ponder on how to settle a case of alleged impunity in the investigation into an assassination attempt that claimed the live of Joe Luis Castillo González

Monday November 19, 2012  02:54 PM
Judges of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR Court) will hold on November 19-30 their 97th regular session where they will delve in private meetings into the sentences of cases in Venezuela, Argentina, Colombia, Guatemala and Costa Rica.

Based on an official communiqué, the Court will discuss its rulings in key cases, Efe quoted.

With regard to Venezuela, the IACHR Court will tackle how to settle a case of alleged impunity in an investigation into an attack that claimed the life of Joe Luis Castillo González.

The decrees will be issued in the weeks subsequent to the session, through a formal notice to the parties.
Gagging Twitter users

Pablo Jiménez Guaricuco was summarily dismissed from his Clerk III job at the Autonomous Service of Public Registries and Notaries' Offices (Saren). He read a notice published in a newspaper on November 5 informing the public that he was no longer employed to the Saren. He was sacked despite the fact that he was taking a leave of absence from work due to a work-related accident, and that he enjoyed security of employment under the parental job-immunity privilege. Most probably, the decision was influenced by his role as a union organizer. But what did he do, besides leading protests, to deserve the sack? Well, he allegedly sent off a series of tweets that definitely hurt the sensitivity of the Saren Directorate.

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