Last year, five Cuban political prisoners signed a letter in which they summarized life on the island, and an unfortunate truth that binds most Cubans:
“Cuba has become an island prison. … All Cubans in the street just have conditional freedom and those of us in prison are in solitary confinement cells.”
One of the signatories was Egberto Escobedo Morales, imprisoned since 1995, serving a 20-year prison term for “espionage” and “enemy propaganda,” i.e. hating communism.
Read more about Escobedo here.