12/04/2018

Urgent Action: 59 People Deprived of Their Liberty (Venezuela: UA 204.18)


On 21 November, the Venezuelan Supreme Court of Justice overturned an order issued a year earlier for the release of 59 Colombian nationals detained during a security operation in 2016. They continue to be deprived of their liberty.

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On 21 November, the Venezuelan Supreme Court of Justice overturned an order issued a year earlier for the release of 59 Colombian nationals detained during a security operation in 2016. They continue to be deprived of their liberty.

1) TAKE ACTION
Write a letter, send an email, call, fax or tweet:

  • Urging them to enforce the order for the release of the 59 detainees, which was issued by the preliminary proceedings court;
  • Demanding that the right to due process be guaranteed for the 59 detainees and that they be provided with medical treatment and dignified conditions of detention while in custody.

Contact these two officials by 14 January 2019:

President of the Supreme Court of Justice
Maikel Moreno
Supreme Court of Justice

Final Esquina “Dos Pilitas”, Foro Edif.
Supreme Court of Justice, Avenida
Baralt, Caracas, Venezuela
Twitter: @MaikelMorenoTSJ
Facebook: @MaikelMorenoTSJ
Salutation: Dear President of the Supreme Court of Justice

Charge d’Affaires a.i. Lissett Hernández
Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela
1099 30th St. NW, Washington DC 20007

Phone: 202 342 2214 I Fax: 202 342 6820  
Email:  [email protected]
Twitter: @VenezuelaInUS
Facebook: @VenezuelaInUS
Instagram: @venezuelainus
Salutation: Dear Ambassador

2) LET US KNOW YOU TOOK ACTION
Click here to let us know if you took action on this case! This is Urgent Action 204.18.
Here’s why it is so important to report your actions: we record the actions taken on each case—letters, emails, calls and tweets—and use that information in our advocacy.

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