Cuban activists under arrest for attempts to speak out
14YMEDIO, Havana | Diciembre 31, 2014
Contacted by phone at her home, the director of 14ymedio, Yoani
Sanchez, said that Tania Bruguera was under arrest at the Acosta Police
Station in the Diez de Octubre municipality in Havana.
Reinaldo Escobar was released from the same station Tuesday night at
10:00 pm. Escobar affirmed that he saw Tania "wearing the gray uniform
of a convict," It is still unknown when Bruguera will be released.
The two police cars surrounding Yoani Sanchez's building have been
removed and the director of this digital daily is no longer under house
The 14ymedio reporter Victor Ariel Gonzalez is still being detained, in
Guanabacoa. The whereabouts of Eliecer Avila, the photographer Claudio
Fuentes and his partner, Eva Baquero remain unknown. Antonio Rodiles of
Estados de Sats also remains in custody.
These detentions were carried out to impede several activists from
participating in a performance organized by Tania Bruguera titled
"Tatlin's Whisper #6" to demand freedom of expression for Cuban's
citizens scheduled for December 30th.
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