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Urgent Action: Parliamentarian disappeared in Venezuela

On 26 April 2019, intelligence officers took Venezuelan opposition member of parliament Gilber Caro at a restaurant in Caracas, according to reports. His fate and whereabouts have been unknown since. Gilber Caro was arbitrarily detained from January 2017 until June 2018, under unfounded accusations of treason and stealing military equipment. His detention and disappearance in April 2019 are arbitrary since it reverses the freedom he was granted in June under political motives. We call on the Director of the Bolivian National Intelligence Service (SEBIN) to swiftly provide information on Gilber Caro’s fate and whereabouts and to release him immediately.

Take action.




Please write urgently in your own words or using the template letter included in English or Spanish to:


Director of the Bolivarian National Intelligence Service (SEBIN)
Mr. Gustavo González López
Servicio Bolivariano de Inteligencia Nacional
Torre Corporativa Metro de Caracas
Avenida Casanova, Plaza Venezuela
Caracas 1050, Venezuela
Salutation: Dear Director


Also send copies to diplomatic representatives accredited to your country.

HER EXCELLENCY ROCÍO MANEIRO Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela 1 Cromwell Road SW7 2HW 020 7584 4206 or 020 7581 2776 Fax 020 7589 8887

Please check with your section office if sending appeals after the above date.

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