Venezuela protestors demand release of activist Leopoldo Lopez

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Opposition rallies were held in several cities in Venezuela over the weekend calling for the release of a former mayor and activist Leopoldo Lopez.

The Venezuelan government says Lopez deliberately incited violence during protests last year, and has been given a fair trial, but disagreement about that stance stretches around the globe. CCTV’s Stephen Gibbs filed this report from Caracas.

Venezuela protestors demand release of activist Leopoldo Lopez

Opposition rallies were held in several cities in Venezuela over the weekend calling for the release of a former mayor, Leopoldo Lopez. The Venezuelan government says Lopez deliberately incited violence during protests last year, and has been given a fair trial. CCTV's Stephen Gibbs filed this report from Caracas.