With the communist Castro dictatorship’s desperation to maintain power growing by the day, so has its brutal repression. This is the “social justice” and “equality” of Cuba’s socialist revolution.
Maykel Osorbo arrested, activists say they want to charge him with ‘contempt’
Dissident rapper Maykel “Osorbo” Castillo, a member of the San Isidro Movement, was once again arbitrarily arrested by State Security agents, activists report on social media.
According to independent journalist Hector Luis Valdes, he was arrested at Old Havana’s Central Park while he was talking with friends. “A uniformed police officer arrived asking for their identification documents and later he was taken to the Cuba and Chacon station,” the reporter and activist posted on Facebook.
Osorbo does not have identification documents since State State security confiscated them from him a while back, said Valdes. Furthermore, it has been weeks since authorities cut off the artist’s internet connection.
Cuba’s telecommunications monopoly, “ETECSA, in complicity with the repressive authorities, have violated his rights as a client and restricts his internet,” said Valdes. “It appears they want to charge him with contempt, although we’re not sure exactly what they’ll charge him with,” he said.
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