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Wed Dec 19, 2012, 11:53 AM

Afiuni lawyer sentenced to prison for obstruction of justice (Spanish)

Arrested and charged for refusing to attend a hearing w/o his client (Afiuni).

Afiuni is a former judged imprisoned for making a ruling that Hugo didn't like. http://www.eluniversal.com/nacional-y-politica/121218/ministerio-publico-solicito-condenar-a-graterol-y-privarlo-de-libertad

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Wed Dec 19, 2012, 12:26 PM

1. Story on arrest of Afiuni's lawyer in English

http://www.eluniversal.com/nacional-y-politica/120606/hrw-terms-retaliation-arrest-of-venezuelan-lawyer-jose-graterol

According to HRW, on Sunday June 3, an interview with Graterol was aired on TV show Yo prometo (I promise), hosted by journalist Nitu Perez Osuna on news TV channel Globovision. In the interview, Graterol questioned the judiciary. His remarks, according to sources in the judicial system, were not welcomed by the judicial authorities. Consequently, the chairwoman of the Judicial Circuit of Vargas state allegedly ordered Graterol's arrest.

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