The hacking group who has declared war to the Venezuelan President

The hacking group who has declared war to the Venezuelan President

Zeid warned that "these violations have occurred amid the breakdown of the rule of law in Venezuela, with constant attacks by the Government against the National Assembly and the Attorney-General's Office".

On Tuesday Padrino addressed the Constituent Assembly in uniform, after the military earned unanimous backing from the body.

The crackdown on the opposition following last month's widely questioned vote to elect the constitutional assembly is likely to dominate a meeting in Peru on Tuesday where foreign ministers from more than a dozen Latin American governments were gathering to discuss how to force Maduro to back down.

Constituent Assembly leader Delcy Rodriguez said a "truth, justice and peace commission" will investigate the violence in the country in the past few months, and warned that "justice will come" to some members of the opposition.

In the months that followed, clashes erupted between security forces and protestors opposing elections for the so-called Constituent Assembly.

The U.S. State Department is repeating its rejection of the new government-loaded assembly rewriting Venezuela's constitution, saying it's "an illegitimate product of a flawed process designed by a dictator".

Since the disputed election, security forces have stepped up their presence.

The situation became more acute with the installation of the Constituent Assembly last Friday, given that the body was not recognized by the Venezuelan opposition or by many governments and worldwide organizations.

At least 40 global leaders have called on Maduro not to launch the new Assembly, threating not to recognize it.

To counter the perception that it was isolated internationally, Venezuela on Tuesday hosted a meeting of allied nations in Caracas.

The U.N. human rights office says it has unearthed "widespread and systematic use" of excessive force, arbitrary detention and other rights violations against demonstrators and detainees in Venezuela.

Participating were the foreign ministers from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru and Santa Lucia, the Canadian deputy FM, Grenada's representative at the Organization of American States and the Uruguayan ambassador in Lima.

With Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro facing criticism from around Latin America and the world amid a deepening political crisis, Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona said he was willing to fight for the embattled leftist regime.

It also paid its respects to the installation of the Constituent Assembly, which it called a "legĂ­timately sovereign" act by the Venezuelan people. Socialist Party leaders have said Ortega failed to help control opposition protests, which have left more than 125 people dead.

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