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FILE PHOTO: People walk in front of the building of Venezuela’s Supreme Court of Justice (TSJ) in CaracasFILE PHOTO: People walk in front of the building of Venezuela’s Supreme Court of Justice (TSJ) in Caracas, Venezuela June 28, 2017. REUTERS/Marco Bello/File Photo

CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela’s Supreme Court said on Tuesday it had asked the country’s Constituent Assembly, a pro-government legislative superbody, to determine whether to open criminal proceedings against seven opposition lawmakers including Henry Ramos, a former National Assembly president.

In a statement on Facebook, the court said the assembly would determine if proceedings could be opened to investigate crimes including conspiracy, treason, and rebellion. It did not specify which actions the lawmakers had taken that could be considered criminal.

In April, following

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