The Swiss government announced on Tuesday that it had added 11 officials of Nicolas Maduro’s dictatorship involved in the assault on the country’s democratic institutions, including the kidnapping of the political organization Voluntad Popular, to its list of those sanctioned.
The sanctions include a ban on entry or entry and travel in Switzerland and the freezing of any assets they may have on deposit in Swiss banks.
Among those sanctioned is José Gregorio Noriega, who was placed on the list because he was an accomplice of the dictatorship in kidnapping of the party Voluntar Popular, and usurping its card in the electoral fraud being planned by Nicolás Maduro.
Also on the list are other high-ranking leaders of Maduro’s dictatorship, such as: José Adelino Ornelas Ferreira and Néstor Luis Reverol Torres.
Ornelas Ferreira is accused of committing grave violations of human rights and of the repression of civil society and the democratic opposition in Venezuela, which includes the obstruction of the entry of humanitarian aid and the excessive use of force by members of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces and other components of this force that are under his command.
While Reverol Torres, is accused of serious human rights violations, such as torture of political prisoners and repression of the democratic opposition in the country.
List of those sanctioned:
Gladys Del Valle Requena
Tania Diaz Gonzalez
Juan Jose Mendoza