Venezuelan protesters demand release of political prisoners

Crowds have marched to a military jail in Venezuela, demanding the release of political prisoners and an opposition leader.

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    Crowds have marched to a military jail in Venezuela, demanding the release of political prisoners and an opposition leader.

    Critics are accusing President Nicolas Maduro of moving towards a dictatorship, and want him to resign. But Maduro says the opposition is conspiring with foreign entities, specifically the US, to destabilise the country.

    Al Jazeera’s Rob Matheson explains.


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