Alfred de Zayas

UN Report on Venezuela Fails to Reflect the Causes and Severity of the Economic Crisis - Why? (2/2)

De Zayas: UN Human Rights Council’s Report on Venezuela is 'Unbalanced'

July 14, 2019
Alfred de Zayas says the UN Human Rights Council’s report on Venezuela left out essential aspects in its otherwise damning report on Venezuela because the council has increasingly fallen under the sway of the demands of the US government

Julian Assange’s Asylum to be Rescinded

July 23, 2018

Since Julian Assange is now an Ecuadorian citizen, President Moreno must protect his rights, says Alfred de Zayas, former UN independent expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order

Trump’s Attack on Syria Violates International Law

April 13, 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump ordered a military strike on the Syrian government after Salafi-jihadist rebels alleged a chemical attack in Douma, but human rights expert Alfred de Zayas says this is illegal under international law

UN Rapporteur: US Sanctions Cause Death in Venezuela

March 14, 2018

TRNN Replay: Over 150 intellectuals and activists signed an open letter urging the US and Canada to stop their economic sanctions on Venezuela, which are making the country’s economic problems worse. Special UN Rapporteur Alfred de Zayas is a signer and visited Venezuela late last year