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PROTESTS IN VENEZUELA | According to NGO Foro Penal Venezolano

Protests in Venezuela leave 1,084 detainees so far

In his Twitter account @alfredoromero, lawyer and human rights activist Alfredo Romero said that from March 4-5, 2014 "54 people were detained for participating in demonstrations." He explained that 28 people are held in custody in Carabobo state, north, 4 in Aragua state, north, 14 in Miranda state, central north, two in Mérida state, southwest, and six in the Caracas metropolitan area

Representatives of NGO Foro Penal Venezolano (Venezuelan Criminal Forum) have met with victims of alleged abuses (Handout photo)
EL UNIVERSAL
Thursday March 06, 2014  09:25 AM
Alfredo Romero, a lawyer and human rights activist and director of non-governmental organization Foro Penal Venezolano (Venezuelan Criminal Forum), on Wednesday broke down the number of detainees in each Venezuelan state since February 12, amidst the official crackdown on anti-government protests.

In his Twitter account @alfredoromero, Alfredo Romero said that from March 4-5, 2014 "54 people were detained for participating in demonstrations." He explained that 28 people are held in custody in Carabobo state, north, 4 in Aragua state, north, 14 in Miranda state, central north, two in Mérida state, southwest, and six in the Caracas metropolitan area

In a report, the Foro Penal Venezolano remarked that a total of 1,084 people have been arrested so far for participating in anti-government demonstrations.

The NGO representatives have met with victims of alleged abuses committed both by the Bolivarian National Guard (GNB) and the National Bolivarian Police (PNB).
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