Venezuela death squads kill young men, stage scenes, U.N. report says

FILE PHOTO: U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet speaks during a news conference after meeting with Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela, June 21, 2019. REUTERS/Fausto Torrealba NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES.

GENEVA (Reuters) – Venezuelan security forces are sending death squads to murder young men and stage the scenes to make it look like the victims resisted arrest, the United Nations said in a report issued by its human rights chief on Thursday. Government figures showed that deaths ascribed to criminals resisting arrest numbered 5,287 last […]

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