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Latin American Countries Urge Investigation Of Venezuela For Crimes Against Humanity

The countries have submitted a request to the International Criminal Court in the Hague for an investigation of alleged human rights abuses in Venezuela dating back to 2014.

Five South American countries and Canada have asked the International Criminal Court, a Netherlands-based tribunal, to place Venezuela under investigation for crimes against humanity. This is the first time a country has been referred to the ICC for investigation by an outside state. Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Peru,

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