Juan Carlos Gutiérrez
Juan Carlos Gutiérrez

Juan Carlos Gutiérrez is a human rights lawyer, the President of the World Jurist Association’s Human Rights Institute and a partner at Cremades & Calvo-Sotelo Law Firm. He is a member of the International Criminal Court’s List of Counsel.

Gutiérrez is a defender of the prisoner of conscience Leopoldo López, Venezuelan President Juan Guaido and several other prominent political prisoners in Venezuela. He serves as counsel to a number of NGOs supporting political prisoners in Bolivia, Cuba, Turkey and Venezuela.

At the Geneva Summit, he will be presenting the case of Dr. Eduardo Cardet, leader of the Christian Liberation Movement, who is under arbitrary detention in Cuba.