Venezuela police accused of brutality

Rights group says security forces have used excessive force against anti-government demonstrators.

    Advocacy group Human Rights Watch is accusing the Venezuelan government of using excessive force against demonstrators.

    At least 17 people have died and hundreds have been arrested during weeks of anti-government protests.

    The government accuses protesters of inciting the violence.

    Al Jazeera's Daniel Schweimler reports from Valencia.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Why Jerusalem is not the capital of Israel

    Why Jerusalem is not the capital of Israel

    No country in the world recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

    Strong quotes for Martin Luther King Jr Day

    Quotes from Martin Luther King Jr that resonate today

    Quotes of justice, education, religion and race said by MLK Jr.

    Bitcoin: Know the risks before you buy

    Bitcoin: All you need to know before you buy

    'Bitcoin is right now the riskiest investment you can make.' Here are the risks you should consider before you buy.