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Venezuela: Arbitrary detainee held incommunicado

, Index number: AMR 53/2323/2020

On 2 April 2020, officers of the Venezuelan Directorate for Military Counterintelligence (DGCIM) raided the home of Maury Carrero in Caracas (Capital) and detained her arbitrarily for reportedly being linked to an advisor to Juan Guaidó, President of the National Assembly. She has had almost no contact with her attorneys and family and has been held incommunicado since 1 May. Maury Carrero is at risk of torture and forced disappearance, which are common in the country. We demand Maury’s release as her judicial case is processed, with all due process guarantees, protection for her integrity, and immediate access to her family and lawyers.

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