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The release of a Senate’s report summary on CIA torture once again makes crystal clear that the US government used torture. Demand accountability!

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March 20, 2014

A city mayor and member of the opposition party Voluntad Popular was detained on 19 March on suspicion of rebellion and conspiracy to commit a crime for his involvement in anti-government protests....

March 11, 2014

Violent clashes during protests that started in early February give no signs of abating. So far, the official death toll stands at 23 people, with over 300 injured.

December 4, 2013

An opposition party candidate in the forthcoming municipal elections in Venezuela has been shot and killed. Concerns about violence in the context of the elections remain.

September 20, 2013

Venezuelan police have threatened to kill another member of the Barrios family, who receive protection as 10 of them have been murdered since 1998 in circumstances suggesting police involvement....