Venezuelan political prisoner Gilberto Sojo released after six months in prison

Venezuelan opposition deputy Gilberto Sojo has been released after serving six months in prison

The Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly of Venezuela Gilberto Sojo was released on Friday nightNicolas Maduro was detained by the police six months ago.

“Deputy Gilberto Sojo was released from prison after serving more than six months in prison for political reasons.” He pointed to the Popular Will party on his Twitter account. .

“Gilberto is a community leader who has dedicated his life to the freedom of this country.” Added the report.

Movement led by exiled leader Leopoldo Lopez, He demanded the release of all political prisoners and was persecuted under the Savista regime.

The announcement was made by the Popular Will Party of Sojo
The announcement was made by the Popular Will Party of Sojo

Sojo He was arrested on February 25 this year by officers of the Bolivian National Police (FAES-PNB) Special Task Force. UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michael Bachelet has called for the dissolution of the Venezuelan government.

Release It takes place in the middle of the day of talks between the opposition in Mexico and the Savista dictatorship.

Sub He was already arrested in 2014 and released in 2017 on humanitarian grounds, After being admitted to the hospital for several weeks while presenting with heart problems. At the time, the UN was investigating Latin American human rights abuses.

Mexico meeting

Nicolas Maduro’s regime and Venezuela’s single platform unite major opposition parties Solid progress towards political agreements must begin to emerge.

The two groups met from 15:00 local time (20:00 GMT), according to sources close to this conversation schedule. With the support of Norway and Mexico.

They also demanded the immediate release of political prisoners
They also demanded the immediate release of political prisoners

A feedback 11 led by George Rodriguez, Speaker of the ruling Parliament and aide to Maduro, Arrived at Benito Juarez Airport in Mexico City on Friday afternoon.

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“We come with deep anticipation. We have received instruction from President Nicolas Maduro that we are focused on repaying the economic guarantees stolen from the Venezuelan people.Rodriguez said in a statement to state television VTV.

The opposition, for its part, came to Mexico with changes: the leader Freddie Guevara – a close associate of opposition leader Juan Quito – will replace Quito’s representative in the United States, Carlos Vecchio, Created an asa presence charcoal in the official camp AFP A source close to negotiation.


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