Venezuela begins releasing jailed opposition activists

Venezuela begins releasing jailed opposition activists

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela said on Friday it has begun freeing groups of opposition activists who were jailed for their involvement in protests against leftist President Nicolas Maduro.

A group of opposition activists including former mayor Daniel Ceballos were present at a televised meeting called by the Constituent Assembly, an all-powerful legislature made up of ruling Socialist Party loyalists.

(Reporting by Caracas Newsroom, writing by Brian Ellsworth; Editing by Susan Thomas)

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Updated Date: Jun 02, 2018 00:07:03 IST

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