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Venezuela: Dissidents allege torture, coerced confessions

Venezuela: Dissidents allege torture, coerced confessions

Since May 2016, the Bolivarian National Intelligence Service (Servicio Bolivariano de Inteligencia Nacional, SEBIN) and National Guard have detained 21 people on allegations that they were planning, fomenting, or had participated in violent anti-government actions.

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#Venezuela: Disidentes denuncian torturas y confesiones forzadas https://t.co/F9wNUa8w3u | @hrw @espaciopublico @ipysvenezuela