Venezuelan violinist detained over anti-Maduro protests

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has sworn in a controversial new Constituent Assembly that has the power to rewrite the constitution despite massive protests.

As the opposition plans more demonstrations against the all-powerful superbody, one prominent protester is not out on the streets.

Violinist Willy Artiaga is facing years in prison after he was arrested and charged with instigating violence.

Al Jazeera’s Lucia Newman reports from the capital Caracas.

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