translated from Spanish: IACHR urges Venezuela protectively guided and his family

Washington.-this Friday, the Inter-American Commission on human rights (IACHR) granted measures precautionary to the self-proclaimed interim President of Venezuela, Juan Guaidó, and asked to state that protect your life and your family. 
The Commission requests the State of Venezuela adopted the necessary measures to protect the rights to life and personal integrity, and ensure the safety of Mr Juan Guaidó and his family, said the IACHR in a document to which he had access Efe. 

Interim measures request lawyers made it this Thursday three before the IACHR on the grounds that guided it was “object of persecution, harassment, attacks and arbitrary deprivation of personal liberty” in the past. 

In just 24 hours, the IACHR decided that the case of guided meets “prima facie severity, urgency and irreparability requirements” contained in its rules of procedure and justifying the grant of the measures precautionary. The Commission considered that “the rights to life and integrity” guided “are in a situation of risk” that could be “exacerbated” by “the deepening of the political crisis in the State of Venezuela”. In addition, for its decision making, the IACHR noted that guided was detained for an hour by Venezuelan intelligence agents last January 13, when he was already President of the National Assembly (AN, Parliament). The Commission asked the State of Venezuela to report within a period of 15 days of measures taken in favour of guided. 

We are moving ahead: tomorrow we are at 10 am at the plaza Alfredo sadel. Our members together with civil society and the broad front free Venezuela tomorrow will focus on plazas, housing estates and streets peacefully in assemblies popular. – Juan Guaidó (@jguaido) 26 January 2019 the granting of these medi das injunctive relief, according to the IACHR, “does not constitute prejudgment about any violation of the protected rights” of the beneficiary. Guided proclaimed himself interim President of Venezuela on Wednesday, a charge that the United States was the first country in the world to recognize, in considering “illegitimate” Maduro. After USA, a dozen of Governments in the continent as the Colombia, Brazil, Argentina and Chile also recognized guided, while Mexico, Cuba and Bolivia maintained support for Maduro, as well as Russia, China and Turkey. The IACHR, an autonomous body of the Organization of American States (OAS), can ask the States that are under their jurisdiction measures precautionary to protect their seekers to situations of “gravity and urgency that pose a risk of” damage irreparable”, as contained in its rules of procedure. 

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