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Repression and Intimidation on Display in Castrogonia

From Martha Beatriz Roque:  two photos that capture the art of repression practiced by Castrogonian goons.  They are dated January 23rd, 2014.

Her title for these images: "Sentirse fuerte" (To feel strong -- the attitude one must have to survive  situations such as this time and time again).

First, a snapshot of two female police officers on guard at the bottom of her apartment's staircase.  They are there to block her access to the street.

Imagine encountering this repression on a regular basis.

Sentirse fuerte. Las policías sentadas en la escalera de mi casa prohibiendo mi paso hacia la calle

 

 

The second photo captures a police officer cornering dissident blogger Lilliam Ruiz, preventing her from visiting Martha.

Sentirse fuerte. Una policía arrincona a la bloguera Lilliam Ruíz

 

Here are the grainy close-ups:

Again, "reforms" you can believe in.  Socialismo o muerte!  Socialism or death.  Or, to quote the devil himself: "Revolution of the humble, by the humble, and for the humble."

Sentirse fuerte. Las policías sentadas en la escalera de mi casa prohibiendo mi paso hacia la calle

 

 

Sentirse fuerte. Una policía arrincona a la bloguera Lilliam Ruíz

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