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Wed Sep 16, 2020, 11:05 AM

Venezuela: UN investigators accuse authorities of crimes against humanity

Source: BBC

Venezuela: UN investigators accuse authorities of crimes against humanity

16 September 2020

United Nations (UN) investigators say Venezuela's government has "committed egregious violations" amounting to crimes against humanity.

Cases of killings, torture, violence and disappearances were investigated in a fact-finding mission for the UN Human Rights Council.

The UN team said President Nicolás Maduro and other top officials were implicated.

Venezuela's UN ambassador has described the mission as a "hostile initiative".

Ambassador Jorge Valero said last year that the UN action was part of a US-led campaign. The UN team was blocked from travelling into the country.

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Read more: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-54176927

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Wed Sep 16, 2020, 11:38 AM

1. Investigations Of Colombia, Bolivia, and Brazil Are Eagerly Awaited, Sir

I expect much of what is alleged is true, but it is minor league stuff by comparison to neighboring polities.

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