The activist, who has been detained by the Chavista regime's Rocío San Miguel, has been incommunicado for more than 100 hours, they said.

Advocates of military expertise Rocio San Miguel They still have nothing to do with her “More than 100 hours without communication” Since his arrest on Friday, he has been accused of “conspiracy” against the dictator Nicolás Maduro.

It is true that the arrest of San Miguel, head of the NGO Citizen Control, which records human rights abuses, followed the arrest of five of his relatives. Juan Gonzalez Daguaruco, A section of his legal team condemned it as “a clear pattern of enforced disappearance”.

It is known about the case, which is being followed “with concern” by the UN Human Rights Office and the US government:

San Miguel, 57, of dual Venezuelan and Spanish nationality, was detained at the immigration area of ​​the international airport on February 9 at 05:00 local time. Maiquetia, It serves Caracas.

He was with his daughter when he was arrested MirandaHe was able to inform his loved ones that his mother had been detained by officials of the Bolivarian Intelligence Service (SEBIN).

Official information is known in Trips and Drops. More than 48 hours passed until the Attorney General, Tarek William ChapAn arrest warrant for San Miguel was reported Sunday afternoon through a message on the social network X.

The trial connects her “White Bracelet”, The alleged plot was to attack a military base in the Colombian border state of Tachira and then Maduro.

File photo of Venezuelan activist and human rights defender Rocio San Miguel (EFE/Jeffrey Arguedas)

Maduro has often denounced plots to overthrow him. He claimed that his regime neutralized five “conspiracies” in 2023. The president, who is seeking his third re-election this year, has already been accused of involvement in a “military coup” in San Miguel in 2014.

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The legal team responsible for the defense of 57-year-old San Miguel, Condemned the “enforced disappearance” of the activist and his five relativesIncluding her ex-husband, retired Air Force veteran Jose Gonzalez de Canales Plaza, and her daughter, Miranda.

“As of 10:30 this morning, February 13, the Technical Security Unit has not been able to contact Rocio San Miguel or any of the five relatives, who will be arraigned in the Second Control Court with jurisdiction over terrorism. Judge Carlos Liendo,” the defense noted.

“We don't know where each of these people are, so enforced disappearances continue. Rocío San Miguel has spent 100 hours incommunicado,” his lawyers said in a statement this Tuesday.

In a second message on X published Monday night, lawyer Sapp noted Presentation audience of six peopleSan Miguel and five of his relatives before the anti-terrorism court.

Thereafter, the prosecution requested that San Miguel and her ex-husband be deprived of their liberty. She will be charged with crimes “Sedition”, “Conspiracy” and “Terrorism”, Other Venezuelan activists were prosecuted.

San Miguel's ex-husband, a retired colonel from the armed forces, will be prosecuted for “divulging political and military secrets related to national security,” Saab says.

Four other cousins ​​of San Miguel received PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES “Periodic Explanations” In the court handling the case, Saab pointed out, without specifying the identity of these people.

“During that investigation, Rocio San Miguel did not have the lawyers he relied on to guarantee his right to legal aid as part of the due process established in Article 44 of the Constitution,” the analyst's legal team added.

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(With information from AFP)

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