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Trial winding down for popular Venezuela dissident leader

The wife of jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, Lilian Tintori (C), waves a national flag in Caracas on September 4, 2015Jailed Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez appeared in court Friday for the final phase of his trial on charges of inciting violence during protests that shook the country last year. Lopez, a US-trained economist, is one of the main leaders of the radical opposition movement seeking to force the ouster of socialist President Nicolas Maduro’s government. In May, the 44-year-old opposition leader staged a month-long hunger strike to pressure authorities to set a date for legislative elections.

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