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Venezuela: Medical concern for Iván Simonovis

, Index number: AMR 53/018/2013

Amnesty International is concerned for the health of Iván Simonovis, an ex senior police officer imprisoned for his involvement in the deaths of protesters during the 2002 failed coup against President Chávez. For several years he was held in a tiny cell without natural light and fresh air. His health has been seriously compromised and he needs specialist medical attention urgently.

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