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Venezuelan Kidnap Victim Takes Claim to Inter-American Rights Court

A Venezuelan woman who was kidnapped and abused as a teenager nearly two decades ago asked the top Americas human rights court Tuesday to declare Venezuela responsible for failing to protect her in the first case of its kind. In an emotional testimony, Linda Loaiza Lopez told the Inter-American Court on Human Rights how she was held captive for nearly four months by a stranger who repeatedly raped and tortured her. The case aims to determine if the Venezuelan state was responsible for...

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