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From jail, Venezuela protest leader urges resistance

A general view of the Ramo Verde prison, where opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez is jailed, is seen in Los Teques outside Caracas February 21, 2014. Venezuela's jailed protest leader Lopez urged supporters on Friday to keep demonstrating peacefully against President Nicolas Maduro despite violence that has killed six people and rocked the OPEC member nation. REUTERS/Marco Bello

A general view of the Ramo Verde prison, where opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez is jailed, is seen in Los Teques outside Caracas February 21, 2014. Venezuela's jailed protest leader Lopez urged supporters on Friday to keep demonstrating peacefully...more

A general view of the Ramo Verde prison, where opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez is jailed, is seen in Los Teques outside Caracas February 21, 2014. Venezuela's jailed protest leader Lopez urged supporters on Friday to keep demonstrating peacefully against President Nicolas Maduro despite violence that has killed six people and rocked the OPEC member nation. REUTERS/Marco Bello
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Motorcyclists ride past words painted on a street reading 'Maduro go now' at Altamira Square in Caracas February 21, 2014. Security forces and protesters fought around Venezuela on Thursday in streets blocked by burning barricades and a supporter of socialist President Nicolas Maduro was shot dead, the sixth fatality from more than a week of violence. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Motorcyclists ride past words painted on a street reading 'Maduro go now' at Altamira Square in Caracas February 21, 2014. Security forces and protesters fought around Venezuela on Thursday in streets blocked by burning barricades and a supporter of...more

Motorcyclists ride past words painted on a street reading 'Maduro go now' at Altamira Square in Caracas February 21, 2014. Security forces and protesters fought around Venezuela on Thursday in streets blocked by burning barricades and a supporter of socialist President Nicolas Maduro was shot dead, the sixth fatality from more than a week of violence. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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A motorcycle drives past an old television set which was burnt in a barricade set up by anti-government protesters in San Cristobal, some 410 miles (660 km) southwest from Caracas February 21, 2014. REUTERS/Carlos Eduardo Ramirez

A motorcycle drives past an old television set which was burnt in a barricade set up by anti-government protesters in San Cristobal, some 410 miles (660 km) southwest from Caracas February 21, 2014. REUTERS/Carlos Eduardo Ramirez

A motorcycle drives past an old television set which was burnt in a barricade set up by anti-government protesters in San Cristobal, some 410 miles (660 km) southwest from Caracas February 21, 2014. REUTERS/Carlos Eduardo Ramirez
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Supporters of opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez hold flowers and shout during a rally to promote peace in Caracas February 20, 2014. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Supporters of opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez hold flowers and shout during a rally to promote peace in Caracas February 20, 2014. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Supporters of opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez hold flowers and shout during a rally to promote peace in Caracas February 20, 2014. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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An opposition supporter walks past a words painted on a blocked street, reading 'Maduro murderer', at Altamira Square in Caracas February 21, 2014. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

An opposition supporter walks past a words painted on a blocked street, reading 'Maduro murderer', at Altamira Square in Caracas February 21, 2014. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

An opposition supporter walks past a words painted on a blocked street, reading 'Maduro murderer', at Altamira Square in Caracas February 21, 2014. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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Supporters of opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez shout during a rally to promote peace in Caracas February 20, 2014. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Supporters of opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez shout during a rally to promote peace in Caracas February 20, 2014. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Supporters of opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez shout during a rally to promote peace in Caracas February 20, 2014. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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