Leader of the Voluntad Popular (Popular Will) party and Deputy to the National Assembly representing the state of Táchira since 2009 to date. He was arrested as a suspect in the Caracas drone attack, an alleged assassination plot on the illegitimate Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro. Requesens is currently imprisoned in El Helicoide jail since his arrest on August 7, 2018. He has been tortured to coerce a confession, and his legal process has been delayed to keep him locked up. Photos and videos showing Requesens’ body covered in feces have been made public.