Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez to face trial over demos

Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez is arrested by the National Guard after turning himself in during a demonstration in Caracas, on February 18, 2014A Venezuelan opposition leader has been ordered to stand trial on charges of instigating violence at an anti-government demonstration, prosecutors said Thursday. A judge ruled that Leopoldo Lopez, who has been in custody for three months, should stand trial, the prosecutor’s office said. Lopez is charged specifically over violence that broke out during a rally against the government of Nicolas Maduro on February 12.

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