Between October 2001 and August 2005, State agents harassed and physically and verbally assaulted forty-four people associated with Globovisión television station because they broadcasted a strike called by the Workers' Confederation of Venezuela and Fedecámaras. The strike demanded the resignation of the President of the Republic. The Court found that the State violated the victims' rights to humane treatment and freedom of thought and expression.
Case Summary: Perozo et al. v. Venezuela, Case Summary