Venezuela: Mourners pay respects to opposition politician who died in custody

Relatives and friends of opposition lawmaker Fernando Alban gathered at the National Assembly in Caracas on Tuesday to pay their respects to a politician who died in custody in controversial circumstances. Alban was detained over his involvement in the drone assassination attempt on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in August. The authorities said Alban killed himself by leaping from the... Еще 10th floor of the intelligence agency Sebin. Opposition leaders deny the official version, accusing Maduro's government of murdering the dissident politician. The United Nations announced it would conduct an investigation into Alban's death in custody as part of a wider investigation of alleged human rights abuses in Venezuela.

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