By: Steve Dellar | 05-17-2018 | News
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Venezuela - American Sends Desperate Call As 300 Political Prisoners Revolt (Video)

Just days before another politically staged election which President Maduro is bound to win, some 300 political prisoners being held in one of Venezuela's most notorious prisons in the centre of the capital Caracas, have taken over control of the building.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">BREAKING: Video from Josh Holt in the Venezuela prison. The videos were posted this afternoon on his personal Facebook Page. <a href=";ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#kutv2news</a> <a href=""></a></p>&mdash; Tazya Williams (@tazyawilliams) <a href="">May 16, 2018</a></blockquote>

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The inmates held at El Helicoide, the headquarters of Venezuela's secret service which serves as a prison, say they took over part of its cell blocks with videos taken from the surrounding streets indeed showing something going on.

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Mr Daniel Ceballos, the former opposition leader and mayor of the western city of San Cristóbal, claimed the inmates had taken control of parts of the jail and were fighting the secret service. Via telephone he stated: "We're demanding that all political prisoner be freed, all of us who have been held here, kidnapped for years without justice or due process."

Another urgent call from inside the prison came from Mr Joshua Holt, a US citizen from Utah who has been held at the said jail for more than two years already pending his trial.

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26-year-old Mr Holt pleaded for help in a video message: "My life is threatened. I need help. They're outside, they're trying to break in, they're saying they're going to kill me."

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Josh Holt has been held inside a prison in Venezuela for 23 months. Today, unrest in that country spilled over, leaving his family in <a href=";ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#Utah</a> on edge…<a href="">@KSL5TV</a> <a href=";ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#KSLLive</a> <a href=";ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#JusticeforJosh</a> <a href=""></a></p>&mdash; Andrew Adams (@AndrewAdamsKSL) <a href="">May 17, 2018</a></blockquote>

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The US embassy in Caracas confirmed the latest reports, stating it was "very worried about the rebellion".

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"Joshua Holt and other US citizens are in danger. The Venezuelan government is directly responsible for their security and we will hold them responsible if anything happens to them."

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Hope <a href=";ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#USA</a> government can negotiate the release of American, Josh Holt, from prison in my country Venezuela. He is asking his people to help him. Being lucked up in my country, not so good.<br> <a href=";ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#16May</a> <a href=";ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#CNN</a> <a href=";ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#bbc</a> <a href=";ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#news</a> <a href=";ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#JoshHolt</a> <a href="">@cnn</a> <a href=";ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#USEmbassy</a> <a href="">@CNNPolitics</a> <a href="">@bbc</a> <a href="">@realDonaldTrump</a> <a href=""></a></p>&mdash; Patty (@pattyfountain) <a href="">May 17, 2018</a></blockquote>

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3 Comment/s
Big unna No. 26331 2018-05-17 : 14:15

Dumb dog cunts trynna take ma land and drink ma goon dog

Anonymous No. 26337 2018-05-17 : 15:14

What did that guy do to get locked up?

Anonymous No. 26345 2018-05-17 : 16:44


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