The law firm of former Spanish judge Baltasar Garzón, ILOCAD, announced this Wednesday that it will take over the defense of Álex Saab, the Colombian-Venezuelan businessman accused of being the front man of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, to “do a political one.” To fight and legally “.
“ILOCAD has coordinated the international defense team from Álex Saab, who is detained in Cape Verde and accused of money laundering by the United States,” said a statement from the International Law Office for Cooperation and Development.
Garzón’s office noted that “there is clear evidence that the United States government is violating fundamental rights” and “evidence” that “the United States authorities may be doing bad practices.”
In his opinion, “Mr. Saab has been harmed by a number of irregularities, including a significant lack of proportionality in the indictment, the lack of the right to a due process, and a due process in the event of extradition to the United States.” .