Cuban State Security lays siege to home of human rights activist to prevent participation in protest

Desperate times call for desperate measures. And for Cuba’s brutal and murderous Castro dictatorship, the times have been desperate for more than fifty-five years.

Via Notes from the Cuban Exile Quarter:

State Security surround MCL member’s home to prevent protest in Cuba’s Revolution Square
State Security surround home of Rosa Rodriguez of MCL to prevent her approaching Revolution Square on January 6, 2013

At 12:07pm on January 6, 2014 Rosa María Payá Acevedo tweeted: “Four years ago state security abducted Rosa M Rodriguez and threatened to jail her son Yosvani Melchor if she didn’t leave the Christian Liberation Movement.” 

According to a statement published the same day with the above photo over Facebook by the Christian Liberation Movement (MCL), State Security agents of the Cuban economicmilitary junta kept the home of MCL member, Rosa Rodriguez,surrounded on January 6, 2014. She had wanted to approach Revolution Square with a poster calling for the release of her young and mentally challenged son, Yosvany Melchor, who has unjustly been suffering imprisonment since June 2010.

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