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February 19, 2014

Venezuela: Release Leopoldo López (UA 33/14)

Opposition leader Leopoldo López has been sentenced to 13 years and 9 months in prison. He is a prisoner of conscience and must be released immediately and unconditionally.
1) Please write immediately in Spanish or your own language:
  • Calling on the authorities to immediately and unconditionally release Leopoldo López, as he is a prisoner of conscience who was arbitrarily detained and sentenced without any credible evidence against him; 
  • Urging them to ensure that those still detained since the 2014 protests do not remain in detention arbitrarily. 
2) For the full Urgent Action, including appeal addresses and further information, please click on the Word or PDF version below.
3) Please let us know if you took action so that we can track our impact! 
  • EITHER send a short email to [email protected] with "UA 33/14" in the subject line, and include in the body of the email the number of letters and/or emails you sent, 
  • OR fill out this short online form to let us know how you took action.