Statement on the Leopoldo Lopez Conviction

Eighteen individuals and organizations in the US-based Venezuela Strategy Group have  issued a statement on the conviction of Venezuela opposition figure Leopoldo Lopez who was sentenced to 13 years, 9 months in prison for inciting riots in 2014.  The riots resulted in the deaths of 43 people including police, civilians and rioters.

Dale Sorenson signed on behalf of Task Force on the Americas.