Opposition prepare new march in support to Leopoldo López
After surrenders of the radical opposition leader Leopoldo López, to the police yesterday, the students called for a new mobilization in support for the opponent today, Wednesday 19 February.
Through a press conference transmitted via the Internet the metropolitan mayor of Caracas, Antonio Ledezma, said: On Wednesday “we will accompany Leopoldo (…) who is a victim of a rigged trial.”
Other political parties and student leaders as Gaby Arellano, have joined the call. Arellano wrote on his Twitter account: “Today all at 10:00 (09:30 Ecuador) at the Palace of Justice All support to the leader of Venezuela.”
Is expected that Lopez be presented in a court today accused of the deaths of three protesters last week.
In this context, yesterday, the prosecutor Luisa Ortega Díaz published via twitter: “In the coming hours the Public Prosecutor will present to the Court to Leopoldo López, with the guarantee of all their rights.”