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Author Archives: Ernesto LaMassa

Ernesto LaMassa is a former research assistant at the HSC and a qualified lawyer specialised on Human Rights and Public law. His research interests include the correct interpretation of rules in public international law and the practical consequences of considering human rights as morally binding.

The Venezuelan Political Culture and its Incompatibility with the Rule of Law

Since February this year, Venezuela has been in an extreme state of upheaval. Even for a country like Venezuela with extreme polarization and lively political debate, riots of this magnitude are uncommon. What started as a demonstration by a group of students in the south-west of the country claiming for more security at universities, has transformed into the worst political violence the country has experienced in more than twenty years.

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