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Students lead the way in Venezuelan protests

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President Nicolas Maduro accuses them of being instruments of a "fascist" coup. They say they are exercising their rights by protesting insecurity, inflation and the arrest of fellow activists. 

Anti-government students rally to protest in Caracas on February 16, 2014

University students have taken center stage this week in Venezuela with volatile, headline-grabbing protest marches that challenged the government and wreathed Caracas and other cities in tear gas.

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