Cuban Political Prisoners of the Day, Sonia Garro and Ramon Munoz, July 31, 2014
The Cuban Commission on Human Rights and National Reconciliation reported last month that by its count, there are currently at least 114 political prisoners in Cuban jails, up from 102 at the end of 2013. (Read the list of prisoners here.)
Uncommon Sense is attempting to honor these brave Cubans by sharing their names and little about their respective stories. Ever since I started this blog, I have felt it vital to remember their names, names the regime would rather have the world never know. That is the only way to fully grasp the injustices they are suffering.
Today’s prisoners are Sonia Garro Alfonso and her husband Ramon Alejandro Munoz.
Garro, a member of the Damas De Blanco, or “Ladies In White,” and Munoz were arrested during a crackdown preceding the visit to Cuba in March 2012 of Pope Benedict XVI.
Continue reading HERE.