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May 18, 2017

Urgent Action Update: Leopoldo López Denied Access To His Lawyers (Venezuela: UA 33.14)


Venezuelan prisoner of conscience, Leopoldo López, continues to be denied access to his lawyers since 8 April. Despite authorities allowing family visits since 7 May, they continue violating his right to a defense.

Write a letter, send an email, call, fax or tweet:

  • Demanding the Venezuelan authorities immediately grant Leopoldo López free and private access to his family and lawyers of his choosing;
  • Urging them to guarantee his personal integrity and provide him with medical attention of his preference;
  • Calling on them to release Leopoldo López immediately and unconditionally, as he is a prisoner of conscience who was arbitrarily detained and sentenced without any credible evidence against him.

Contact these two officials by 28 June, 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
Twitter: @NestorReverol
Salutation: Dear Minister/ Señor Ministro

Minister Counsellor of Political Affairs,
Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela
Carlos J. Ron
1099 30th St. NW, Washington DC 20007
Fax: 1 202 342 6820
Phone: 1 202 342 2214
Email: [email protected]
Salutation: Dear Minister

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