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Cuba: Over 70 Ladies in White violently arrested this past Sunday

Cuba's tyrannical apartheid Castro dictatorship may be busy directing the repression in Venezuela, but they always have time on Sunday to harass, intimidate, and physically assault the peaceful and defenseless Ladies in White.

Via Capitol Hill Cubans:

Over 70 Ladies in White Arrested Yesterday

Yesterday, 71 members of The Ladies in White, a peaceful pro-democracy group composed of the wives, mothers, sisters and other relatives of Cuban political prisoners, were brutally arrested by the Castro regime as they tried to attend Sunday Mass.

As dissident leaders have denounced, these women are being targeted by the regime's security services solely for walking in a group to Sunday Mass, dressed in white.

Every week, scores of women are being arrested, beaten, dragged on the streets, fired from their jobs and mistreated by the Castro dictatorship.

It is state-sponsored gender violence.

Here are some pictures of their "crime" yesterday:

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