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Venezuela's Maduro accused of human rights abuses at the ICC

The counsel for the defense of Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo López, Juan Carlos Gutiérrez, said that the legal action includes not only a request for investigation into the reported events...

Venezuelan President Is Chased by Angry Protesters

President Nicolás Maduro was chased at a routine political event by a crowd of angry protesters banging on pots and yelling that they were hungry, just days after thousands of Venezuelans...

Thousands March in Venezuela to Demand President’s Ouster

Thousands took to the streets here on Thursday to demand the ouster of President Nicolás Maduro in what appeared to be the year’s largest display of frustration with Venezuela’s economic collapse...

Jailed Opposition Leader Rallies Venezuelans against Maduro Regime

Opposition Leader and former political prisoner Leopoldo López published a letter this week online calling for all Venezuelans to join the “great taking of Caracas” this Thursday, September 1.

"López would not be in prison if Venezuela were a democratic nation"

The chairman of the Human Rights Foundation (HRF) Garry Kasparov on Friday stated that the appellate proceedings upholding the prison sentence against Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo López were full of...

US denounces 'miscarriage of justice' against Venezuela dissident

The United States on Monday denounced what it called a "miscarriage of justice" in Venezuela, where a court last week upheld the 14-year prison sentence for opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez....

Venezuela’s Descent

A Venezuelan court on Friday upheld the conviction and 14-year prison sentence for opposition leader Leopoldo López. Mr. López is jailed for inciting violence during 2014 antigovernment street protests. But his real...

Venezuelan court upholds sentence given opposition leader

A Venezuelan appeals court upheld on Friday the nearly 14-year prison sentence imposed on opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez for inciting violence during anti-government protests in 2014, his lawyer said.

Jailed Venezuelan opposition leader appeals sentence

Jailed Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez appealed his 14-year sentence during a marathon hearing that stretched into early Saturday, declaring himself innocent of inciting violence at anti-government protests in 2014..."I...

Venezuela opposition leader's appeal postponed

A Venezuelan court postponed a sensitive appeal hearing Thursday for a prominent jailed opposition leader, his lawyer said, sparking accusations of political interference...His lawyer Juan Carlos Gutierrez said the hearing...