Extrajudicial Executions

Several reports indicate that thousands of lives have been lost at the hands of law enforcement officials in Venezuela. Under the figure of security operatives that have taken different names in different periods, they are the framework for extrajudicial executions. Many of these executions take place in broad daylight, and most of the victims are young men under 25 years of age. Every day families demand justice for their murdered relatives.

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