Deputy to file with OAS the cases of political prisoners and exiles
Venezuelan Vice-President Nicolás Maduro froze the talks that started in November
"We must exhaust every possible means," Zambrano stated, adding that he would also submit the dossier to the Council of National Academies on Wednesday and the Venezuelan Red Cross on Friday, in an attempt to gain support in favor of amnesty.
"We are compelled to keep the Venezuelan people informed about each one of the actions taken to prevent this initiative from waning, and we must remember everyday that we have a group of exiles and political prisoners going through hard times," he stressed.
Zambrano added that Vice-President Nicolás Maduro halted the negotiations that began last November because he is an impending presidential candidate, and the talks do not yield political dividends.
Translated by Jhean Cabrera
As late as Tuesday, February 25, there was some visible response from Gabriela Ramírez's office. Representatives of the Office of the Ombudswoman would visit independent human rights watch groups to find what happened in connection with repression of protests. That day, they visited NGO Provea. The next day, they met with the attorneys of NGO Venezuelan Criminal Forum. They pursued specific data because -they argued- no claims of human rights violations of demonstrators had been filed with the Office of the Ombudswoman.