Tamara Sujú

Human rights defense attorney


Ms. Sujú is Founder and Director of the NGO Nueva Conciencia Nacional and Damas de Blanco of Venezuela, organizations dedicated to training, promoting and reporting on Human Rights and democratic values. In 2014, she left Venezuela due to the fierce political persecution by the dictatorship of Nicolás Maduro and obtained political asylum in the Czech Republic. Since 2015, she is the Executive Director of the CASLA Institute, which promotes democracy and human rights, and the Delegate for the International Criminal Court (ICC) of the World Association of Jurists (WJA). She is one of the founding members of Democratic Solidarity. Ms. Sujú graduated from the Andrés Bello Catholic University in Caracas, Venezuela.