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The number of those arrested during the protests in Venezuela are calculated. According to the head of non-governmental organizations criminal forum (Foro Penal) Alfredo Romero, it has grown to 364 people. He wrote about this in his Twitter.
According to the organization the number of arrests has increased dramatically since the beginning of the protests. January 21, were taken into custody nine people, January 22 — 35, and the next day — 320 people.
Romero also noted that lawyers and activists are now in prison and the courts.
January 23, in Venezuela, began mass protests. During a rally in the capital, the leader of the opposition and the speaker of Parliament Joan Guido proclaimed himself interim President and declared that will perform the duties of the head of state with the support of the armed forces to hold free elections. His authority was recognized by Donald trump, as well as the authorities of Argentina, Canada, Peru, Colombia and other countries. Russia refused to do so.
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