PINAR DEL RIO


support babalú


Your donations help fund
our continued operation

do you babalú?

what they’re saying


bestlatinosmall.jpg

quotes.gif

activism


ozt_bilingual


buclbanner

recommended reading





babalú features





recent comments


  • Griffin: In addition to the high suicide rate and low birthrate, Cuba also has the highest abortion rate in the Western hemisphere. Add...

  • asombra: Cubans on the island procreate just fine. They just abort the consequences in record numbers. I will never forget, a few years...

  • asombra: As for Fidel, nice biceps, no? Sheesh. Talk about delusions of hotness.

  • asombra: Even if (repeat, IF) this clearly wet-behind-the-ears NON-CUBAN “Latino” person is writing in good faith (which is...

  • jsb: Remember this is the editorial board’s blog. Any one of them can hack out a column on that page, it’s not necessarily...

search babalu

babalú archives

frequent topics


elsewhere on the net



realclearworld

Cuba: Dissidents suffer violent crackdown

More on the arrest of Jorge Luis Garica Perez "Antunuez", his wife Yris Perez Aguilera, and other dissidents targeted today's police repression in Cuba.

Capitol Hill Cubans:

Cuban Dissidents Suffer Violent Crackdown
at 3:36 PM Wednesday, June 11, 2014

The Castro regime has unleashed a violent crackdown against Cuba's democracy leaders.

Here's a summary:

At 6 A.M., Castro's secret police ransacked the home of Cuban democracy leader, Jorge Luis Garcia Perez "Antunez." He was beaten and arrested, along with his wife, Yris Perez Aguilera.

Roberto Guerra, a Cuban independent journalist and head of the Hablemos Press news service, was beaten by Castro's security agents (pictured below).

Martha Beatriz Roque, former prisoner of conscience, was also intercepted and beaten outside her home.

Twelve members of The Ladies in White, including its leader Berta Soler, were arrested as they tried to attend a trial involving one of their colleagues, Yanelis Cutino.

A half-dozen members of the Cuban Patriotic Union (UNPACU), including its leader Jose Daniel Ferrer, were intercepted, beaten and arrested as they traveled from Santiago de Cuba to Las Tunas.

For the 22nd week in a row, 27 UNPACU activists were arrested in Santa Clara, including its regional leader, Sakarov Prize recipient Guillermo Farinas, who is facing threats of being confined to a psychiatric hospital.

More "reform" you can't believe in.

rg

Comments are closed.