Leading Venezuelan opposition figures have been taken from their homes, their ...

Leading Venezuelan opposition figures have been taken from their homes, their ...
Leading Venezuelan opposition figures have been taken from their homes, their ...

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Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro celebrates the results of a national vote that creates a new institution called the Constituent Assembly in Caracas. The election will allow Maduro to replace Venezuela's current legislative body -- the National Assembly -- with the new assembly of 545 members, all nominated by his administration.

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A demonstrator shouts slogans through a traffic cone during an anti-government protest in Caracas on July 30.

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A protester wounded by a pellet gun receives attention July 30 during a demonstration against the vote for a Constituent Assembly.

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An anti-government activist is arrested during clashes in Caracas on Friday, July 28. The government has forbidden protests through Tuesday, August 1, saying violators will face prison terms of five to 10 years.

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A protester faces off with National Guard members during a downpour in Caracas on July 28.

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A member of the National Guard fires at protesters during clashes in Caracas on July 28.

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Members of Venezuela's National Guard shield themselves from flames during a two-day, opposition-led general strike in Caracas on Wednesday, July 26.

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A demonstrator dressed as Venezuelan independence hero Simón Bolívar is silhouetted against a national flag in Caracas on Monday, July 24.

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A boy runs under a national flag during a June 27 protest in Caracas.

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Maduro talks on a cell phone during Army Day celebrations in Caracas on Saturday, June 24. Anti-government protesters have accused Maduro of eroding democracy, and they want him to step down.

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Protester David Jose Vallenilla is shot through a fence by a member of the National Guard near a military base in Caracas on Thursday, June 22. Vallenilla later died in the hospital after suffering three gunshot wounds to the chest.

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Maduro holds up a copy of the Venezuelan constitution during a news conference at the presidential palace in Caracas on June 22. Maduro has called for changes to the constitution amid the unrest.

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A protester hides behind a barrier in Caracas on June 22.

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An opposition activist displays bullet shells during an anti-government demonstration on Monday, June 19.

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People flee during a clash between opposition demonstrators and riot police in Caracas on June 19.

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Opposition activists aim projectiles toward riot police during a demonstration on June 19.

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Demonstrators stand in front of a police vehicle on June 19.

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Demonstrators clash with riot police in Caracas on Saturday, June 10.

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Demonstrators gather on Thursday, June 8, to protest the death of young activist Neomar Lander. Lander reportedly died during clashes with riot police on Wednesday, June 7.

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A street in eastern Caracas is painted with the names of people killed during more than two months of protests.

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Opposition activists scuffle with riot police in Caracas on May 12.

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Anti-government protesters face off against military forces during an opposition march in Caracas on Wednesday, May 10.

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Thousands of Venezuelan protesters march on a Caracas highway on May 10.

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Opposition activists clash with riot police in Caracas on Monday, May 8.

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A demonstrator catches fire during protests in Caracas on May 3. It happened as protesters clashed with police and the gas tank of a police motorcycle exploded. Other photos from the scene showed the man being attended for burns to his body.

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A demonstrator stands in front of an armored vehicle during protests in Caracas on Wednesday, April 19.

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A protester aims a Molotov cocktail at police on April 19.

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Opposition leader Henrique Capriles reacts to tear gas during a protest on April 19.

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Rescue workers tend to a demonstrator hit by a tear gas canister during anti-government protests on April 19.

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Riot police clash with demonstrators while tear gas fills the air in Caracas on April 19.

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Opposition protesters burn an effigy of their country's vice president, Tareck El Aissami, during a protest in Caracas on Sunday, April 16.

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A demonstrator reacts during a march in Caracas on Saturday, April 15.

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A protester suffering from the effects of tear gas is carried away on Thursday, April 13.

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Clouds of tear gas spread across a highway in Caracas during clashes on Monday, April 10.

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Demonstrators help a journalist whose leg was injured while covering clashes in Caracas on April 10.

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Opposition activists are engulfed by a cloud of tear gas in Caracas on April 10.

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Thousands of demonstrators protest against Maduro in Caracas on Saturday, April 8.

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Riot police are attacked with Molotov cocktails on April 8.

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Venezuelan police line up before clashing with opposition activists on Thursday, April 6.

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