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LIGNET: Face of Venezuelan Repression Looks Familiar to Ukrainians

LIGNET: Face of Venezuelan Repression Looks Familiar to Ukrainians
Protesters take to the streets in Caracas, Venezuela, on Feb. 24, 2014. At least 14 people have been killed and 140 others injured in the protests, which have posed the greatest challenge to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government since he was narrowly elected president last year to succeed the late Hugo Chavez. (Raul Arboleda/AFP/Getty Images)

Tuesday, 25 February 2014 02:21 PM

Disproportionately repressive force against peaceful protesters, often in the form of organized thuggery, has become a common theme in a number of conflicted cities worldwide, most recently in Venezuela.

Demonstrators faced off with violent thugs in last summer’s marches in Istanbul and other Turkish cities. In Iran, they are called the Baij. More recently, Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych tried to use similar groups in an attempt to put down the protests that finally ousted him.

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Disproportionately repressive force against peaceful protesters, often in the form of organized thuggery, has become a common theme in a number of conflicted cities worldwide, most recently in Venezuela.
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