Urgent Action Update: Prisoner Of Conscience Held Incommunicado (Venezuela: UA 33.14)

Urgent Action
April 19, 2017
Venezuelan prisoner of conscience, Leopoldo López, has been kept incommunicado since 8 April. He has been placed in solitary confinement for reasons that have not been disclosed by the authorities. During this time, he has been illegally denied visits from his lawyer and family. 
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 safety;
  • 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 30 May, 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: Señor Ministro/Dear Minister
Minister Counselor of Political Affairs Carlos J. Ron
Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela
1099 30th St. NW, Washington DC 20007
Salutation: Dear Minister/ Señor Ministro
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