Cuba: Former prisoners of conscience released after arbitrary detention
Former prisoners of conscience released after arbitrary detention
Following a night in jail, former prisoners of conscience tweet about their detention and release
Unfortunately, the news from the detained activists is not so good. Prison conditions continue to be poor, and nonviolent activists like themselves are housed in the same cell with murderers. Cubans are still being arrested and thrown into those same cells solely for trying to leave Cuba without the dictatorship's permission which in the regime's penal code is called "illegal exit" and runs afoul of international human rights standards, specifically Article 13 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Librado Linares (left) and Ivan Hernandez Carillo (right) freed
First the good news, Sayli Navarro, the daughter who tweeted last night about her father's arbitrary detention at the hands of State Security, along with three other activists, has her dad back home tonight.
Librado Linares over twitter reported:
Felix Navarro, Ivan Hernandez Carillo, Guillermo Fariñas and I arrested in Matanzas for 24 hours after campaign meeting For Another Cuba.
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