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UN launches probe into Venezuela rights abuses

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AFP Geneva
The UN Human Rights Council on Friday voted to send a team of investigators to probe alleged violations, including extrajudicial executions and torture, in crisis-wracked Venezuela.
A resolution tabled by more than a dozen countries from Latin America and elsewhere was adopted by the 47-member council with 19 votes in favour, seven opposed and 21 abstaining.

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First Published: Sep 27 2019 | 4:10 PM IST

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