Today is Sunday, which means the courageous dissident group the Ladies in White will once again attempt to peacefully march in Cuba after attending church services. And it also means the violently repressive State Security apparatus of the Castro dictatorship will dispatch mobs of thugs to viciously attack these defenseless women.
URGENT: State Security prepares mobs to attack Ladies in White in Matanzas
Since Thursday, July 18th, State Security agents have been visiting a number of work centers in the cities of Colon and Cardenas, in the central province of Matanzas, recruiting “tall and strong” people to participate in violent actions against the Ladies in White and other dissidents this upcoming Sunday, July 21st, when these activists have plans to participate in Mass to pray for the liberation of all political prisoners.
The news has been made public on the Twitter account of Ivan Hernandez Carrillo (@ivanlibre), independent unionist and former political prisoner. The renown dissident hast sent out various messages of warning.
“Colon, Matanzas: State Security tells administrators of work centers to send strong and tall men to beat up the Ladies in White at 9 AM, this Sunday”, says one tweet.
The threats are also directed to other independent unionists. State Security has plans to send more corpulent men “to the headquarters of the independent unions” at the same time.
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