South America

Top official's son calls out his dad as Venezuela quits OAS

The son of Venezuela's top human rights official is urging his father to prevent further bloodshed tied to anti-government street clashes as officials defy international criticism by withdrawing from the Organization of American States.

Yibram Saab said in an online video that he attended an opposition march Wednesday that was planned to reach the offices of his father, national ombudsman Tarek William Saab. Police fired tear gas and rubber bullets that were blamed for the death of a college student.

"This could've been me," said the younger Saab, staring into the camera and pleading with his father to help restore the constitutional order that the son said was...

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