Venezuela frees judge, journalist, 20 students: U.N.

FILE PHOTO: Judge Maria Lourdes Afiuni waves to supporters outside her house in Caracas June 14, 2013. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins/File Photo

GENEVA (Reuters) – Venezuela has freed 22 prisoners including the emblematic cases of judge Maria Afiuni and journalist Braulio Jatar, a senior U.N. official said on Friday, and an opposition lawmaker called for more releases. Twenty students were also among those freed on Thursday, according to U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet and […]

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