Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Unrest In Venezuela -- News Updates May 30, 2017

BBC: Venezuela opposition Capriles leader 'beaten' at protest

Venezuelan opposition politician Henrique Capriles says he and members of his team were beaten by members of the National Guard as they left an anti-government protest on Monday.

"They cornered us, they beat us..." Mr Capriles said. "They robbed us all. They took my team's watches, radios, gas masks."

A lawmaker was also injured in Monday's clashes in the capital Caracas between protesters and the security forces.

More marches are planned for Tuesday.

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Unrest In Venezuela -- News Updates May 30, 2017

Venezuela opposition leader Capriles tear-gassed at protest -- Washington Post/AP
Venezuelan opposition leaders wounded in anti-government march -- DW
In Venezuela, National Guard & Police Assault Opposition Leaders -- Latin American Herald Tribune
Two Opposition Leaders in Venezuela Have Been Wounded in Anti-Government Protests -- Time/Reuters
Venezuelan Opposition Leader Says Nearly 250 People Injured in Caracas Protests -- Sputnik
Young activist, ex-military man latest killed in Venezuela -- AP
Venezuela's Deadly Security Plans: 71 Demonstrators Killed in 54 Days -- Latin American Herald Tribune
Venezuelan protesters pelt riot police with flaming Molotov cocktails as violent unrest against President Nicolas Maduro continues -- Daily Mail
Venezuela military defends protests role, backs Maduro congress -- NYDaily News/Reuters
Venezuelan armed forces stay loyal to President Maduro -- Financial Times
Under state pressure, Venezuela TV limits live coverage of protests -- Reuters
Venezuela socialists met shaming, protests on trips abroad. -- AP

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