Charting Venezuela’s political death toll

Since April 4, 2017, violent anti-government protests have rocked Venezuela. Characterised by deadly clashes between state security forces and opposition demonstrators, vandalism and destruction of public institutions, and the assassination of Chavista supporters, the unrest has left 126 people dead to date [August 7]. Hundreds more have been injured.

Despite the heavy press coverage, there is significant confusion over how these deaths occurred and at the hands of whom. In a bid for clarity, we are posting an interactive map created by Danesh Chacko which identifies the reasons and distribution of violent deaths as result of the protest since April 2017.

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An in-depth and regularly updated complete account of the deaths can be found at Venezuela Analysis