Lopez has been detained since early 2014 over accusations of inciting anti-government protests.
“By the ability of Supreme Courtroom Choose Maikel Moreno, the felony courtroom of the Supreme Courtroom Justice grants home arrest to Leopoldo Lopez because of well being issues,” the courtroom tweeted.
One in all Lopez’s relations confirmed that he has been granted home arrest.
The South American nation is within the throes of a political and humanitarian crisis that has spurred mass protests towards the federal government, particularly over the previous few months.
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