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11/04/2016

T.S.J. turns the income of civil servants into secret

The Supreme Tribunal of Justice put in the safe all the information regarding the income of civil servants, padlocked it and, then, threw the key out. […]
10/04/2016

TSJ insists on endorsing previous censorship despite what the Constitution says

Although the article 57 of the Constitution establishes that “every person has the right to timely, truthful and impartial information, without censorship”, the Supreme Tribunal of […]
02/04/2016

TSJ supports emergency decree and endorses notion of “economic war”

The Supreme Court not only upheld the constitutionality of the economic emergency decree issued by President Nicolás Maduro on January 15, 2016. In a single sentence, […]
02/04/2016

National Assembly Journal of Debates and Legislative Gazette will not be published

Do the people have the right to know what their representatives are discussing? The Political-Administrative Chamber of the Supreme Tribunal of Justice (TSJ) gave the answer: […]
02/04/2016

TSJ Electoral Chamber snatches 2/3-majority at Parliament away from opposition

It was the best electoral system, until the government lost. The Electoral Chamber of the Supreme Court suspended its December vacations for a few hours to […]
02/04/2016

Supreme Court supports closing of border with Colombian ordered by President Maduro

President Nicolás Maduro closed the door and the Supreme Court locked it. The Constitutional Chamber of the TSJ shielded the decrees signed by the Head of […]
02/02/2016

TSJ turns income of civil servants into a secret and restricts right to information

The Supreme Court put all the information on incomes of civil servants in a box, locked it and then threw away the key. In denying the […]
02/02/2016

Supreme Court opacity is incurable

Because of the Supreme Court, opacity in Venezuela is an incurable illness. On March 19, 2012, three human rights organisations appeared before the Constitutional Chamber of […]
02/02/2016

TSJ turns income of civil servants into a secret and restricts right to information

The Supreme Court put all the information on incomes of civil servants in a box, locked it and then threw away the key. In denying the […]
02/02/2016

TSJ denied information about blocking websites

The Supreme Court is always “online” with the government. As if it were a website, the Administrative Chamber “blocked” the request for information filed by civil […]
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