Cuba: Antonio Rodiles released by Castro regime
Cuban dissident Antonio Rodiles was released today by the Castro dictatorship after being held in prison for 19 days.
Cuban dissident Antonio Rodiles released after being detained for 19 days
This Monday Cuban police released prominent opposition activist Antonio G. Rodiles, 19 days after his arrest during a violent wave of repression that generated a rare legal complaint by dissident attorneys over police abuse.
"Now we have to continue, of course, with even greater strength," Rodiles told the Spain-based Diario de Cuba blog. "The moral here is that things have to change and the violence has to stop."
His family paid a fine of 800 pesos -- approximately $32, or the equivalent of two months average salary in Cuba -- but he did not know what the exact charges against him were because he did not read the document, said Rodiles.
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