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Dissidents in Guantanamo, Cuba viciously beaten and arrested by Castro State Security

International news agencies pay a lot of attention to the human rights abuses that allegedly take place at the U.S. prison camp in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. However, these same "journalists" go out of their way to pay practically no attention whatsoever to the human rights atrocities carried out by the repressive apartheid regime of the Castro brothers taking place in that same town, or the island for that matter.

Luis Felipe Rojas has the report at Crossing the Barbed Wire:

Detentions and Beatings for Dissidents in Guantanamo

Last December 24, as a reverse Christmas gift, officials of the National Revolutionary Police (PNR) arrested human rights activists Yordis Garcia Fournier (Youth Movement for Democracy) and Yobel Sevila Martinez (Eastern Democratic Alliance – ADO) in the city of Guantanamo.

They told reporters from Palenque Vision that they there were brutally beaten and harassed in the presence of a high official of the so-called State Security.  I personally know Yordis as well as Yobel, I know of their humility and bravery, of the commitment they have to Cuban freedom.  In the case of Garcia Fournier, he finished a one-year and some months sentence for a supposed “insult” to authorities in 2008.  Sevila Martinez, like several members of the ADO, has an enormous string of arrests and beatings, ordered precisely by those who say “take care of the public order.”

Translated by mlk.

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