In communist Cuba women are sexually assaulted by police simply for opposing the regime. This is what the “social justice” promised by socialism and socialists really looks like.
Young artists were sexually assaulted by the PNR after their arrest at the Ministry of Culture
The feminist group “I Do Believe You in Cuba” denounced on Wednesday that officials from the National Revolutionary Police (PNR) sexually assaulted two young artists arrested after a violent incident in front of the Ministry of Culture (MINCULT).
According to a post on the organization’s Facebook page, the officials forced artists Camila Lobon and Celia Gonzalez to strip naked and then, according to the victims, searched their genitals “looking for recording devices.”
Although the acts appear to have been carried out by female officials, they are still being classified as sexual abuse, made worse by the fact it was perpetrated by public servants.
The abuse of authority reached even higher levels after the current Minister of Culture Alpidio Alonso, accompanied by other officials, physically attacked activists who were waiting outside the ministry after they had been summoned by the vice-minister Fernando Rojas.
Regarding the arrests, the organization also expressed its opposition of the State using women to attack other women, calling it an example of the lack of freedom of expression on the island since all the abuse of authority came about for mere political motives.
“We also regret the secondary discrimination inherent in the practice of using female police officers to attack women who think differently,” said the post.
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