Jul 5, 2022 • 44M

🎧Behind Nine Locks

Confined deep in a military prison, Leopoldo Lopez comes face to face with loneliness and has to decide how to deal with it. The outcome is captivating.

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Evan Mawarire
Each week, political dissidents from around the world sit down with Zimbabwean democracy activist Evan Mawarire to share stories about their struggles on the frontlines of freedom.
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After serving as one of the most celebrated mayors in the city of Caracas in Venezuela, Leopoldo Lopez begins to demand a better form of national governance from the presidency of Nicolas Maduro. Inevitably Leopoldo finds himself arrested and due to his popularity, he is held in solitary confinement in a military prison for four and half years. What do you do when faced with a debilitating loneliness? For Leopoldo the story has tough moments, extreme, measures and surprising turns. Spoiler alert - a heart warming plot twist awaits…