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 31 people dead to date. 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, Venezuelanalysis provides readers with an in-depth and a complete account of the deaths so far below.
This table will be updated on a daily basis in accordance with the results of ongoing investigations as well as new incidents.
Readers will note that a number of deaths have still not been accounted for given that substantive criminal allegations have yet to surface regarding the circumstances and alleged party responsible for the killings.
Total death count: 31
Date last updated: April 27
Deaths caused by authorities 5
Direct victims of opposition political violence 9
Indirect victims opposition political violence 1
Deaths still unaccounted for 9
Accidental deaths 8
Deaths attributed to pro-govít civilians 0 ...
Names of those killed and details of incidents at link.