Detained opposition activists say Venezuela authorities tortured them


  • World
  • Wednesday, 19 Apr 2017

CARACAS (Reuters) - A Venezuelan court has ordered the continued detention of two young opposition activists who say they were tortured until they incriminated opposition leaders in a plot to destabilise the government of President Nicolas Maduro.

Twin brothers Francisco Jose Sanchez and Francisco Alejandro Sanchez, age 22, were detained on Thursday by Venezuela's intelligence services amid a wave of anti-government unrest.

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