September 5, 2017

Urgent Action Update: Detainee Held Incommunicado Again (Venezuela: UA 194.17)


After being disappeared for 23 days, Raúl Isaías Baduel is once again being held incommunicado at the National Intelligence Service facilities in Caracas, denied access to his family and lawyers. His family is concerned for his physical and mental integrity.

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After being disappeared for 23 days, Raúl Isaías Baduel is once again being held incommunicado at the National Intelligence Service facilities in Caracas, denied access to his family and lawyers. His family is concerned for his physical and mental integrity.

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

  • Demanding the authorities immediately provide information on the physical and mental integrity of Raúl Isaías Baduel and ensure they are protected;
  • Demanding they immediately grant him free and private access to his family, and lawyers of his choosing;
  • Urging them to ensure full respect of Raúl Isaías Baduel’s rights, especially regarding right to due process.

Contact these two officials by 17 October, 2017:

Minister of the Interior and Justice
Gen. (Ej.) Néstor Luis Reverol Torres
Ministerio del Interior y Justicia
Avenida Urdaneta Esquina de Platanal
Edificio Interior y Justicia, Despacho del Ministro
Caracas, Venezuela
Fax: +58 212 506 1685
Salutation: Señor Ministro/Dear Minister

Charge d’Affaires Carlos J. Ron
Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela
1099 30th St. NW
Washington DC 20007
Phone: 1 202 342 2214; Fax: 1 202 342 6820
Email: [email protected]
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 194.17
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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