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Venezuela: Fear for safety/Death threats

, Index number: AMR 53/006/2002

Police officers have reportedly attempted to kill a senior officer who is giving evidence to an inquiry into the activities of police death squads in Portuguesa state. Miguel Angel Zambrano Heredia began receiving death threats in December 2001. Amnesty International believe that he and his family are in grave danger, as are other witnesses involved in the investigation.

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