Venezuela Constituent Assembly Cracks Down On Media

The regime-controlled Venezuelan Constituent Assembly has approved a law that will punish "messages of hate" in broadcast and social media with penalties reaching 20 years in prison. Learn more about censorship in Venezuela in an article by Richard Gonzales featured in NPR.

(NPR) - The Assembly, created by Maduro in July and mainly composed of his supporters, bans any message transmitted through radio, television or social media that instigates hate ... The law also prohibits opposition political parties that don't comply with the Assembly's anti-hate law from registering with the government-dominated National Electoral Council.

Read the full article here.

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