Venezuela: UN report accuses Maduro of gross violations against dissenters

In withering report, human rights chief details how Maduros security forces allegedly torture members of the opposition The UN has issued a withering appraisal of the human rights situation in Venezuela, as horrific details emerged of the injuries inflicted on a navy captain allegedly tortured to death during a crackdown on alleged plotters against president Nicols Maduro. A report by UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet which follows a notorious special forces group blamed for a wave of politically-motivated killings. The a shadowy special forces unit activists suspect has been tasked with subduing opposition to Maduro in Venezuelas impoverished periphery. The report said Bachelets team had interviewed relatives of 20 young men killed by FAES between June 2018 and April …