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December 01, 2013

Trial Observation Report: The Case of Maria Lourdes Afiuni

Venezuelan judge, María Lourdes Afiuni, has been charged with unsubstantiated corruption charges and subjected to unwarranted pre-trial detention. After proceedings that lasted nearly four years due to delays caused by the court and the prosecution, a new trial was ordered in November 2013. 

The ABA Center for Human Rights report on the first trial is available in both English and Español