08.12.2017 00:08:44

VENEZUELA: Opposition Denounces 4,000 Cases Of Human Rights Violation

(RTTNews) - More than 4,000 cases of human rights violation were recorded in Venezuela in 2017, according to Delsa Solórzano, an opposition representative who chairs the Permanent Commission on Internal Policy of the National Assembly.

In a report released at a press conference, Solórzano said that the abuses range from illegal house searches to prison and political persecution. She added that currently, Venezuela holds 483 political prisoners. Her data also includes the lack of medicines to chronic diseases patients.

"We have not limited the Commission only to repression, but we have expanded it to deal with other types of human rights violations ranging from the absolute absence of medicine, lack of food and childcare, "said Solórzano.