Tuesday, November 24, 2015

About 300 Activists Arrested This Sunday

About 300 Activists Arrested This Sunday / 14ymedio
Posted on November 23, 2015

14ymedio, Havana, 23 November 2015 — During the day this Sunday nearly
300 activists were arrested across the country, according to what Cuban
opposition sources told this newspaper. Most of those arrested belong to
the Patriotic Union of Cuba (UNPACU) and the Ladies in White. UNPACU
activist Zaqueo Báez and his wife, Lady in White Maria Acón, were
released on Monday after spending more than 24 hours in custody at the
Seventh Police Unit in Havana.

In Havana, over one hundred people were detained, while in the province
of Santiago de Cuba the figure reached 98 activists, 51 in Camagüey, 12
in Holguin, Guantanamo 9 and 13 in Las Tunas, to which are added the
arrests in other provinces, according to José Daniel Ferrer, leader of

In Camagüey, the police raided the home of Fernando Vázquez Guerra,
coordinator of the organization in the province, and seized documents,
discs and several Cuban flags belonging to UNPACU.

The opponents were detained for several hours and by Sunday night most
of them had been released.

Source: About 300 Activists Arrested This Sunday / 14ymedio |
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