#FreeElCritico: Free dissident rapper Angel Yunier Remón Arzuaga

John Suarez in Notes from the Cuban Exile Quarter:

#FreeElCritico: Free dissident rapper Angel Yunier Remón Arzuaga

Cuban dissident and rapper unjustly imprisoned for 18 months on hunger strike

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Angel Yunier Remón Arzuaga on hunger strike

Cuban dissident and rapper Angel Yunier Remón Arzuaga, whose stage name is “el Critico del Arte” (the ‘Art Critic’), was tear gassed and arrested on March 21, 2013, for criticizing the Castro regime. He is still in prison without charges 18 months later and officials had denied his wife, Yudisbel Roseyo. the right to visit her husband. This changed now that her husband’s condition has become critical.

After a year and six months of arbitrary detention where he has suffered beatings, a bout of cholera, and harassment Angel Yunier Remón Arzuaga began a hunger strike.

The Pedazos de la Isla blog is closely following Angel’s plight. Over the past 15 days the dissident rapper has been on a hunger strike which seven days ago he escalated into a hunger and thirst strike and is now in intensive care.

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