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Violent protests in Venezuela continue

Protesters clash with police after a supreme court decision to remove an opposition congresswoman from office.

Last updated: 02 Apr 2014 14:15
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Protesters fought with police in the Venezuelan capital Caracas in the latest round of clashes since anti-government protests began in February.

The demonstrators, who included many students, were angry at a supreme court decision to remove congresswoman Maria Corina Machado from office.

Many protesters were detained during the violence, which saw police fire tear gas and rubber coated steel bullets.

Al Jazeera's Mariana Sanchez reports from Caracas.

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