Venezuelan special forces police watch a demonstration in April 1998. Photo: AFP

Venezuela death squads kill young men, stage scenes, UN report says

  • Families describe masked men dressed in black breaking into houses, taking belongings and assaulting women
  • Deaths ascribed to criminals ‘resisting arrest’ – many of which appeared to be extrajudicial executions – numbered 5,287 last year
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Venezuelan special forces police watch a demonstration in April 1998. Photo: AFP
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