Thursday, April 01, 2004

Vzla: Who's looking at you, kid?

Lawyers have asked the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez for crimes against humanity, saying abuses included politically-motivated killings and torture.

Alfredo Romero, a lawyer representing families of 52 victims of political violence in Venezuela, said on Wednesday he had met prosecutors at the world's first permanent criminal court and asked them to investigate claims of abuses.


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