Venezuelan political prisoner Gilberto Sogo has regained his freedom after six months in detention
Venezuelan National Assembly deputy Gilberto Sogo was released Friday night, who was detained by the police of the Nicolás Maduro regime for six months.
“MP Gilberto Sogo has been released from prison, after more than 6 months in unjust imprisonment for political reasons”, On his Twitter account, he referred to the Popular Will Party, to which responsible President Juan Guaido belongs and to which Sogo belongs. .
Gilberto is a social leader who devoted his life to the freedom of this country. The statement added.
The movement led by the exiled leader Leopoldo Lopez, He also demanded the release of all political prisoners and persecuted persons from the Chavista regime.
soju He was arrested on February 25 this year by officials of the Special Operations Forces of the Bolivarian National Police (FAES-PNB), It is the body that Michelle Bachelet, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, asked the Venezuelan state to disband.
launch It happens in the middle of the day of the negotiation meetings between the opposition and the dictatorship of Chaveza taking place in Mexico.
vice He was already arrested in 2014 and released in 2017 with a humanitarian measureAfter weeks of hospitalization, when heart problems appeared. At the time, the United Nations International Mission to Investigate Human Rights Violations in the Latin American country expressed concern about his arrest.
Nicolas Maduro’s regime and the United Program of Venezuela, which brings together the main opposition parties, began a new round of meetings Friday in Mexico City, the scene of some contacts they reached through an under-arm “memorandum of understanding”. and what Tangible progress toward political agreements must begin to emerge.
The two delegations met from 15:00 local time (20:00 GMT), according to sources close to this dialogue table, facilitated by Norway and supported by Mexico.
footnote 11 people led by Jorge Rodriguez, the ruling parliament speaker and Maduro’s followerOn Friday afternoon, he arrived at Benito Juarez Airport in Mexico City.
“We come with deep expectations. We have been instructed by President Nicolas Maduro to focus on restoring the economic guarantees that were stolen from the Venezuelan people.”Rodriguez told state television VTV.
The opposition, on its part, arrived in Mexico with changes: the leader Freddy Guevara – a close collaborator with opposition leader Juan Guaido – will replace Carlos Vecchio, Guaido’s representative in the US, whose presence aroused unease in the official bloc, and confirmed to France Press agency Source close to negotiation.