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Contact Information: Amnesty International in Venezuela

Address:
Amnistía Internacional Torre Phelps piso 17, oficina 17 A Av. La Salle, Plaza Venezuela Los Caobos, CARACAS 1050

Phone: 00582127931318
Fax: 00582127936941

Amnesty International Report 2014/15

The security forces used excessive force to disperse protests. Scores of people were arbitrarily detained and denied access to lawyers and doctors. Torture and other ill-treatment of protesters and passers-by were reported. The judiciary continued to be used to silence government critics. Those defending human rights were intimidated and attacked. Prison conditions remained harsh.

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Key Country Facts

Head of State:
Nicolás Maduro Moros
Head of Government:
Nicolás Maduro Moros
Population:
30,620,404

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