Antonietta Ledezma is the daughter of Caracas mayor Antonio Ledezma, in jail on politically-motivated charges. Her father was arrested by Venezuelan intelligence forces while working in his office and charged with conspiracy to oust President Nicolás Maduro.
Antonio Ledezma is an opposition leader in Venezuela. His colleagues, together with local and international human rights groups and organizations, have raised significant doubts about the suspicious circumstances that led to his incarceration, and insist that it was politically motivated.
Antonietta has become a strong advocate for the release of her father and for the rebuilding of democracy in Venezuela.