Venezuela—Report Highlights Torture, Detention Of Military, Families

Human Rights Watch | 01/10/2019

Venezuelan military personnel say they and their families are increasingly targeted by the country's intelligence services, according to a new Human Rights Watch report.  The report released on Wednesday examines the cases of 32 people accused of plotting against the government.  Some were accused of collaborating with Oscar Perez, a rogue police officer who in June 2017 commandeered a helicopter in an attempt to start a mutiny.  Others were suspected of opposing the...

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