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Crisis in Caracas: Human rights on the streets of Venezuela


This week, Human Rights Watch released a report into Venezuelan security forces using unlawful force against antigovernment protestors.┬áSocial unrest, protests and violence erupted at the start of 2014 due to high levels of violent crime and chronic food shortages. Reporter Maria Gatta spoke with student protest leader Roman Reyes about what life is like demonstrating on Venezuela’s streets.

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