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UN wants investigation into fatal fire Venezuela

GENEVA – The mensenrechtenkantoor of the United Nations has called for a thorough investigation into the deadly fire in a Venezuelan police station. There lost Wednesday sure 68 people killed when fire broke out after the prisoners had revolted.

Grief in survivors.

The Office of the High Commissioner for human Rights of the UN (Ohchr) notes in a statement on the poor conditions in which detainees in the country often stuck. Prisons are frequently overcrowded and arrestantencomplexen of police stations to be used as permanent detention facilities, the Ohchr.

The UN organization calls to Venezuela and more-find out who is responsible for the fatal fire in the city of Valencia. Also to the relatives of the victims compensated. The Ohchr calls it ‘worrying’ that the security forces reportedly used tear gas afvuurden on people outside the police station information demanded about the fate of their loved ones.

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