This Tuesday the deputy and president of the Permanent Commission of Worship and Penitentiary Regime of the National Assembly, Williams Dávila Barrios, announced in the ordinary session of the Delegate Commission of Parliament, that he will report to the office of the High Commissioner for Rights Human Rights of the United Nations Organization, and before the Special Rapporteur of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, the murder of 19-year-old Daniela Yeraldine Figueredo Salazar in a cell in Polizamora, Miranda State.
According to the parliamentarian during his right to speak, this female was the victim of police officer Daniel Alexander Galarraga, who was carrying out the orders of an officer detained in the same compound named Pedro García. According to him, he detailed, citing the testimony of other inmates to NGO ‘A Window to Freedom’, the officer drew his weapon to force the inmate to have sexual relations with him, he shot her in the face and killed her.
Dávila stated that this fact shows, once again, that there is no prison policy in Venezuela and blamed the former Minister of Penitentiary Affairs, Iris Valera, for having destroyed the system. “This highlights the very serious situation that the prisons in Venezuela undergo and this was once again denounced in the recent report of the High Commissioner for Human Rights,” he stressed, indicating that he will raise their voice before international organizations. He added that this was agreed in the installation session of the parliamentary body that he presides, held recently.
“Here a culture of violence has been created, a language of hate and above all, they have wanted to trample on the condition of citizen with a supposed hierarchy of state security and officials,” Dávila condemned. He also said that Nicolás Maduro’s dictatorship is a sexist regime that violates the rights of Venezuelan women, free or deprived of liberty.