Venezuela investigating claims of protest abuses

Mar 24, 2014, 5:40 AM EDT
General view of an anti-government protest in Caracas, on March 22, 2014.
AFP/File

Venezuela's attorney general, Luisa Ortega Diaz, says 60 cases of alleged human rights abuses during recent street protests are being investigated. At least 15 officials had been imprisoned in connection with the violence, Ms Ortega said. She said the unrest had killed 31 people, including six security agents, and left more than 450 injured.
Background:
Venezuela investigates '60 cases of human rights abuse' [BBC]
3 more deaths reported in Venezuela's political unrest [AP]

YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE