With an island-wide peaceful protest march being organized for November 15, the communist Castro dictatorship is in full panic mode.
State Security threatens opposition members in Nuevitas who are promoting the Civic March: ‘We’re going to wipe you off the map’
Activists Florentino Areas and Dennis Cancino were detained and arrested last week in Nuevitas, Camaguey after delivering a notification of a civic march planed for November 20. The organizers have now moved the date to November 15.
Cancino told Radio Martí that after they were arrested, both were taken to a Interior Ministry safe house in Nuevitas.
“On Thursday of last week we were arrested over a letter we delivered to the government’s office in the city. And there, the same story as always: they threatened us, they threatened my family, they threatened to kill us, that if I go out on the 15th, I won’t make it further than 100 meters,” said the opposition member from Camaguey.
During the four hours they were detained, “we were subjected to psychological torture,” said Cancino. He also stated that Florentino Areas was arrested first and that “after they did all that to him,” referring to the threats and the psychological torture, “they came to get me.”
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