UN calls for dignified treatment of Venezuelans leaving the country

UN calls for dignified treatment of Venezuelans leaving the country

Violence in Brazil against refugees and bureaucratic demands from Peru and Ecuador were criticized by a spokesman for the organization on Monday (20)

Venezuelans queue awaiting visas for PeruErnesto Arías / EFE / 20.8.2018The UN called on Monday to respect the rights of fleeing Venezuelans and to be treated with "dignity" in the nations that support them."It is important that those who escape violence and those who flee for their lives have their rights respected and treated with dignity," spokesman Stéphane Dujarric told the daily news conference.Dujarric thus answered questions about the incidents this weekend in Brazil and the decision by Ecuador and Peru to require Venezuelans to have a passport to cross the border.The spokesman recalled that there are international refugee laws and conventions and said it is "important that they are respected".See tooRoraima asks the Supreme Court to suspend the entry of VenezuelansThe chronology of the migration crisis in Pacaraima, on the border between Brazil and VenezuelaVenezuelans stock up on food and gas before measuresAt the same time, Dujarric said the United Nations und...


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