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Venezuela: Victims of human rights violations during protests demand justice: Marvinia Jiménez beaten up for taking photos of a demonstration

, Index number: AMR 53/0009/2015

Marvinia Jiménez, aged 36, described to Amnesty International how she was beaten up by a member of the National Guard in Valencia, Carabobo State. On the 24th of February 2014, Marvinia Jiménez was taking photos with her mobile phone of National Guard armoured vehicles breaking up a demonstration near her home. She was surrounded by several officers, one of whom attacked her, hit her with her helmet and pulled her hair.

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