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


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