A student and human rights activist. Saleh participated in several activities in defense of human rights and was repeatedly detained by the Venezuelan authorities on terrorism charges. The Venezuelan government accused Saleh of carrying out paramilitary training and planning attacks against Venezuela. In 2014, he was deported from Colombia and handed over to officials of the Bolivarian Intelligence Service (SEBIN). Until 2018, he was held at La Tumba (The Tomb) in Caracas. His audience was postponed 52 times until October 12, 2018 when Saleh was released by the Venezuelan authorities and put on a flight to Spain as an exiled.