Venezuela crisis: Students seek refugee status

Students in Venezuela have been at the centre of the civil unrest in the country.

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    Students in Venezuela have been at the centre of the civil unrest in the country.

    They are among the 90 killed and thousands arrested in the past three months.

    Now - fearing detention or worse - some are seeking political asylum in Colombia.

    Al Jazeera’s Alessandro Rampietti reports from the border town of Cucuta.


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