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May 15, 2019 | Via BBC

Venezuela Crisis: More Opposition Lawmakers Accused of Treason

Venezuela’s Supreme Court has accused four opposition members of parliament of treason and conspiracy, days after making similar accusations against 10 other lawmakers. They all supported opposition leader Juan Guaidó in a failed effort to spark a military rebellion against President Nicolás Maduro in April. Last week, one lawmaker was arrested and several took refuge in embassies. President Maduro has intensified a crackdown on the opposition since their failed uprising on 30 April.

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