Venezuela: Murders of family continue; 17-year-old killed

Venezuela: Murders of family continue; 17-year-old killed

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Index Number: AMR 53/007/2013
Date Published: 20 May 2013
Categories: Venezuela

On the night of 16 May 2013, 17-year-old Roni Barrios was murdered with a machete or axe in Aragua state, Venezuela. He is the tenth member of the Barrios family to be murdered since 1998 under circumstances that suggest police involvement. The authorities have failed to investigate the murders or protect the family from further violence.


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