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UN warns of possible 'crimes against humanity' in Venezuela


© AFP/File | Opposition activists clash with the police during a demonstration against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, on July 9, 2017

GENEVA (AFP) – The UN human rights chief voiced alarm Monday at widespread rights abuses in Venezuela, warning of possible “crimes against humanity” in the crisis-wracked country. 300 more words

Venezuela: Maduro condemned after opposition duo arrested in midnight raids

Leopoldo Lopez

  • Leopoldo López and Antonio Ledezma said to have violated house arrest terms
  • UN human rights chief ‘deeply concerned’ two men were taken into custody…
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Fighting kills more than 3,000 in Congo's Kasai region: Catholic church


Tue Jun 20, 2017 | 11:39am EDT

Congolese security forces and a militia fighting them have killed at least 3,383 people in the central Kasai region since October, the Catholic church said on Tuesday, in the most detailed report to date on the violence. 649 more words