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Julián Antonio Moné Borrero: 50 days on hunger strike

The health of Cuban prisoner of conscience Julián Antonio Moné Borrero is failing due to his hunger strike.

Via Uncommon Sense:

Cuban political prisoner on hunger strike for almost 50 days (UPDATED)
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Julián Antonio Moné Borrero

UPDATED, 10:10 p.m. EDT -- Radio Marti, via Bitacora Cubana, reports that Moné is receiving hydration via an IV.

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Many had never heard of Cuban political prisoner Orlando Zapata Tamayo until his death after a lengthy hunger strike.

Please do not let that same anonymity happen to political prisoner Julián Antonio Moné Borrero, who has been on hunger strike since July 2 demanding his release from jail.

The world's attention, now but not later, may be enough to save his life.

From Cuba, the independent CIHPRESS news agency has an interview, en español, with Moné.

Read my Political Prisoner of the Week profile of Moné, here.

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