31 Aug 2017

UN accuses Venezuela of human rights violations

From Morning Report, 6:16 am on 31 August 2017

The United Nations has accused the government in Venezuela of human rights abuses as part of a deliberate policy to repress political opposition. Mass-demonstrations against the rule of President Maduro began in April. Now, in a harding hitting report, the UN has accused the country's leaders of trying to instil fear in its population to stop mass demonstrations. New York correspondent Will Denselow joins us.