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Wanted Venezuelan opposition leader turns himself in

(Xinhua)    10:59, February 19, 2014
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Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez delivers a speech to right-wing activists, in Chacaito, Caracas, Venezuela, on Feb. 18, 2014. Leopoldo Lopez, wanted by authorities on charges of inciting violence, handed himself over to police on Tuesday amid waves of pro- and anti-government rallies in Caracas. (Xinhua/Boris Vergara)

Highlights

• Leopoldo Lopez, wanted by authorities on charges of inciting violence, handed himself over to police.
• Lopez showed up at a rally to address anti-government protesters before surrendering to security forces.
• Lopez said he hoped his arrest will serve to fuel the opposition movement.

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