Cuban State Security warns peaceful march organizer that he will be arrested and sent to prison

Yunior Garcia, one of the organizers of the November 15 peaceful protest march in communist Cuba, has received a warning from State Security that if he marches, he will be arrested and sent to prison.

Via CiberCuba (my translation):

State Security warns Yunior Garcia that they will stop him from marching on Sunday and he will be sent to prison

State Security agents on Thursday once again summoned actor and playwright Yunior Garcia Aguilera, one of the organizers of the Civic March for Change scheduled for November 15. He was warned that he would not be allowed to march on Sunday the 14th and he would be arrested and sent to the Combinado del Este prison, according to the activist in an interview with CNN en Español.

“State Security called me and in fact told me that I was going to prison, to the Combinado. They even told me that I was not going to be allowed to march on Sunday by myself holding a white rose down a centrally located Havana street as I had announced,” said Aguilera.

“They were trying to get me to say something or make a decision showing I was stepping back. I explained to them that I no longer have any other choice,” he added.

“We are living under a dictatorship,” he said.

Garcia Aguilera released a statement on Thursday warning against the violent acts the regime announced it had planned against protesters and said that on Sunday the 14th at 3 PM, he would march by himself down 23rd avenue in the Vedado neighborhood of Havana.

Continue reading (in Spanish) HERE.

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