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Human Rights Commission Lashes At Repression; Deplores Rising Death Toll in Venezuela

IACHR lashes at repression; deplores rising death toll in Venezuela
IACHR lashes at repression; deplores rising death toll in Venezuela

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) – Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos (CIDH) in Spanish – specially condemned the increasing number of killings, injured people and detentions en masse during the demonstrations convened by the Venezuelan dissent, blastING the “repressive measures” adopted in Venezuela, in retaliation to the wave of nationwide protests started last April.

The IACHR urged the Venezuelan government to stop such measures and effectively discharge its international obligations in the field of human rights, a notice stated.

The IACHR specially condemned and voiced concern about the increasing number of killings, injured people and detentions en masse, in addition to militarization of the way of dealing with the demonstrations.

As per the numbers recently released by the Attorney General Office, 38 people have been killed, including four minors, and at least 757 people have been injured during the protests across the nation, in the last 40 days.

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