Venezuela crisis: Bans on protests that 'disturb' election

Venezuela crisis: Bans on protests that 'disturb' election
 

Venezuela is banning protests that could "disturb or affect" Sunday's controversial election for a new constituent assembly.
Prison terms of between five and 10 years could be imposed on those contravening the ban, Interior Minister Néstor Reverol said.
More than 100 people have been killed in protest-related violence since April.
The opposition sees it as a move towards dictatorship.
A 48-hour general strike is currently taking place. A 49-year-old died in a protest in the northern Carabobo state on Thursday.
The opposition has also vowed to go ahead with a mass protest on... read more

 
27 July 2017 in World News, Views: 47
Source: BBC
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