Music Freedom Day in Cuba

John Suarez in Notes from the Cuban Exile Quarter:

Music Freedom Day in Cuba

“During 2013, the human rights organization Freemuse registered 19 musicians killed, 7 abducted, and 18 music creators imprisoned. There are many reasons for organizing the annual ‘Music Freedom Day’ 3rd of March, which puts focus on musicians’ rights to freedom of expression.”At least one of the 18 is a Cuban. His name is Angel Yunier Remon Arzuaga.

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Freemuse has documented the plight of punk rocker Gorki Águila imprisoned for two years and threatened with new trials for his anti-government lyrics and Cuban rappers Rodolfo Ramirez, known by his rapping name as El Primario brutally beaten by regime agents and Angel Yunier Remon Arzuaga, known best as “El Critico imprisoned and brutalized since March 2013.

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