Article published : Monday, August 12th, 2019 (7:52 am)
Venezuelan activist urges Raab to back ICC Maduro torture case Tamara Sujú visits London to seek support for six countries pressing for investigationThe UK foreign secretary, Dominic Raab, has been urged to draw on his experience as a former Foreign Office human rights lawyer to press the legal case that the Venezuelan government of Nicolás Maduro has systematically tortured its people.The call was led by the prominent Venezuela human rights defender Tamara Sujú who visited London to persuade the UK to join six non-European countries in pressuring the international criminal court (ICC) to pursue a case against the Venezuelan leadership. Continue reading...
Author : Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor