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Cuba: Dictatorship engaged in game of “whack-a-dissident”

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The Castro dictatorship cannot seem to keep up with the acts of resistance taking place in Cuba. As the health of political prisoner Wilman Vilar Mendoza takes a turn for the worse, Cuban independent journalist Dania Virgen Garcia was arrested yesterday by Cuba's State Security.

The situation in Cuba continues to worsen for the dictatorship as their dramatic increase in violent repression against the opposition has not quelled the resistance in Cuba but has seemingly emboldened them further. While the regime brutally quashes a protest in one city, another protest materializes in some other city. It appears the Castro dictatorship has found itself in a never-ending game of "whack-a-dissident," growing more desperate with each passing day.

Wilman Vilar Mendoza, a prisoner of conscience serving a four year prison sentence for participating in a protest demanding respect for human rights, has been on a hunger strike at the Aguadores prison for the past 50 days. His health has deteriorated to the point where he had to be transferred to a prison hospital. Dania Virgen Garcia is an independent journalist on the island whose reports have exposed the brutal repression of the tyrannical Castro regime. Unhappy about their violent acts of oppression being reported to the world, the Castro dictatorship has arrested Garcia to impede her from filing further reports.

H/T Uncommon Sense

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