Violations of Human Rights in Cuba

Violations of Human Rights in Cuba July, 2015 The following report compiles information of Cubans arbitrarily arrested and/or detained, harassed, atta...
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Violations of Human Rights in Cuba July, 2015 The following report compiles information of Cubans arbitrarily arrested and/or detained, harassed, attacked, and faced acts of repudiation* by the Cuban government in the month of July, 2015. This information is based on the monthly report published by the Comisión Cubana de Derechos Humanos y Reconciliación Nacional (Cuban NGO specializing in Human Rights as well as other sources in the island).

At least 674 arrests for political reasons in July.

*Acts of Repudiation are physical and/or verbal aggression mobs organized by State Security (Cuba’s political police).

1 Institute for Cuban & Cuban-American Studies, University of Miami

Date

Incident Location

Victims

Campechuela, Granma

Augusto Cabrera,Dianelis Martínez, Alexander Cabrera González, Nelson Mojena Labrada, Liuvi Mojena Labrada, Norberto Mojena Labrada, Yilian Sosa (Partido 30 de noviembre Frank País) Leinier Cruz Salfrán

07/01/15

07/02/15

Incident Type

Guantánamo (Unión Patriótica de Cubas)

07/02/15

Maceo, Camagüey

Misael Cané Velázquez, Geikel Tamayo Rivero, Dinza Gainza Moré (Frente Nacional Resistencia OZT)

07/02/15

Cárdenas, Matanzas

Francisco Díaz Tamarí, Juan Carlos Paso González, Jorge Luís Paso González, Pedro Luís Pereira Acosta, Tomás Peña Lima, Nivardo Casel González, Eduardo Pacheco Ortíz, Alicia Fariñas Segura, Saima Lamas Varzola, Evelyn Pacheco Lamas, Elizabeth Pacheco Lamas, Tatiana García, Reinaldo Segura González (Partido para la Democracia Pedro Luís Boitel)

Source of Information Roberto Valdivia

Detained 10-12 hours by police agents for honoring Pais.

Detained by political police for 6 hours to punish his dissident activities.

Fernando Vázquez

Detained 3 hours by political police because of their involvement in dissident activities.

Fernando Vázquez

Detained 20 hours by political police to prevent them from traveling to Varadero.

Iván Hernández Carrillo

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Cárdenas, Matanzas 07/02/15

07/02/15

Guantánamo

Alain Veguera Piedra, Yunier Valido (Cuidadanos)

Miguel Ángel López Herrera (Unión Patriótica de Cuba)

Detained 20 hours by political police to prevent them from traveling to Varadero. Detained 2 hours by political police to prevent them from attending Sunday mass.

07/03/15

Camagüey

Orlando Gómez Hechevarría (Frente Nacional Resistencia OZT)

Detained 9 hours by political police for traveling to Havana.

07/04/15

Aguada de Pasajeros, Cienfuegos

Detained 14-20 hours by political police for being suspects of hanging anti-government posters.

07/05/15

Holguín

07/05/15

Aguada de Pasajeros, Cienfuegos

Dany Miranda Gil, Raime Acosta González (Movimiento Ciudadanos Reflexión y Reconciliación) Arelis Palacio Alcina, Maylin RicardoGóngora, Ada Iris Miranda Leyva,Darelis Pupo Blanco, Ana IrisMezerenes Sánchez, Yanelis PichardoSánchez, Nelda Molina Leyva, EmilceCéspedes Estrada, Mayra GóngoraPupo, Daimaris Corrales Piña, Rosa Escalona Gómez, Ramón Zamora Rodríguez, Lázaro Otamendi García,Roberto González Hernández, Yoel Ordóñez Gorotiza (Damas de Blanco y Acompañantes) Juan Alberto de la Nuez Ramírez, Roberto García López, José Alberto Castro, Yanier Menéndez (Movimiento Ciudadanos Reflexión

Detained 4 hours by political police to prevent them from attending Sunday mass.

Iván Hernández Carrillo Arturo Acosta

Fernando Vázquez

Iván Hernández Carrillo

Arturo Acosta

Detained 3-15 hours by political Iván Hernández Carrillo pólice to keep them from attending Sunday mass and showing support to the Ladies in White.

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y Reconciliación)

07/05/15

Aguada de Pasajeros, Cienfuegos

07/05/15

Cárdenas, Matanzas

07/05/15

Aguada de Pasajeros, Cienfuegos

07/05/15

La Habana

Olga Renova Veiga, Madelín García Molina, Yaima Ulloa de la Torre, Miladys Espino Díaz, Niurvis de la Rosa Hernández (Damas de Blanco) Leticia Ramos Herrería, Marisol Fernandez Socorro (Damas de Blanco)

Yaniel Menéndez Díaz, Bárbaro de la Nuez Ramírez, Yasel Alonso Armenteros, Joel Ramírez Peña, Oslendy García Espino, Emetrio García Moreira, Juan Carlos Villegas Amador, Jose Alberto Castro Rodríguez, Roberto García López, Asnaldo Moreira Rodríguez, Dany Miranda Gil, Yoel Rodríguez Pérez, Yasniel Bolaños Núñez. (Movimiento Ciudadanos Reflexión y Reconciliación) Dunia Medina Moreno, Yeniset Amore Aguilera, Norma Cruz Casas, Bárbara Aguilera García, Mayelín Santiesteban López, Haydée Gallardo Salazar, Danaisis Muñóz López, Mayelín Peña Bullan, Maiden Maidique Cruz (Damas de Blanco)

Detained 3 hours by political pólice to prevent them from attending Sunday mass.

Iván Hernández Carrillo

Detained 2 hours and later watched by political police to prevent them from traveling to Aguada de Pasajeros and participating in Sunday mass. Harassed by political police for about 3 hours to prevent them from attending Sunday mass.

Iván Hernández Carrillo

Detained 6 hours by political police to prevent them from attending Sunday mass.

Bertha Soler

Iván Hernández Carrillo

4 Institute for Cuban & Cuban-American Studies, University of Miami

07/05/15

La Habana

Bertha Soler Fernández, Zodrelis Turruella Poncio, Lismeiris Quintana, Ávila, Yamilé Garro Alfonso, Joisy Jaramillo Sánchez,

Detained 5 hours by political police for demanding respect for human rights and freedom for all political prisoners.

Bertha Soler

Gladys Capote Roque, Daisis Artiles del Sol, Yamilé Naranjo Figueredo, DellicGonzález Dorrego, Xiomara de las Mercedes Cruz Miranda, Roxilene Sotolongo Cruz, Nieves Caridad Matamoros, Julia Herrera Roque, Margarita Barbena Calderín, Lisset Naranjo Girón, Yurleany Tamayo Martínez, Lázara Gleisys Acosta Toscano, Eralidis Frómeta Polanco, Lázara María Dorrego Guzmán, Caridad Ramírez Utria, Aliuska Gómez García, Ada María López Canino, Yamilé Bargés Hurtado, Yaquelín Boni Hechavarría, Adelma Guerra Ricardo, Ivón Moralobos Melo, Luisa Ramona Kindelán, Yusleidis Girón Ortiz, Maylen González González,Deisy Coello Basulto, Tamara Rodríguez Quesada, Cecilia Guerra Alfonso, Zenaida Hidalgo Cedeño, Dayane Ortiz Hernández, Ivón de las Mercedes Lazo Abreu, Lourdes Esquivel Vieito, Zenaida Hidalgo Cedeño, Ivón Lemus Fonseca, Odalis Mérida Perdomo, Olaida del Castillo Trujillo, Mirenia Henry García, Milvia Narcisa Aguilera Lanz, Sarahí Pérez Pedroso, Eugenia Díaz Hernández, María Milián Pedroso, Ana Iris

Miranda Leyva

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(Damas de Blanco)

07/05/15

La Habana

Hugo Damián Prieto Blanco, Lázaro Mendoza García, Antonio González Rodiles, José Díaz Silva, Vladimir Turró Páez, José Antonio Pompa López, Juan Lamas Martínez, Leudis Reyes Cuza, Reinor Figueredo Castellano, Ricardo Luna Rodríguez, Francisco García Puniel, Liván Gómez Castillo, Lázaro José de la Noval, Ángel Figueredo Castellano, Reinier Figueredo Gallardo, Reinaldo Rodríguez Hernández, Raúl Borges Álvarez, Julio Antonio Guzmán, Reinier Wilson Castellano, José Antonio Mereira Laffita, Andrés Avelino Domínguez Beltrán, Rolando Reyes Rabanal, Luis Enrique López Torres, Claudio Fuentes, Heriberto Pons, Osvaldo Moralobos, Denis Manuel González, Pavel Herrera Hernández, Rubén Darío García Artes, Luis Leondan Marín Aguilar, Arturo Rojas, Luis Mario Muguelcia Moreira, Alejandro Uranga, Behiker Ordoñez Guilarte, Iris Tamara Pérez Aguilera, Damaris Moya Portier, Jorge Luis Pérez García Antúnez, Luis Andrés Domínguez Sardiñas, Iván Fernández Depreste, Ciro Alexis Casanova Pérez Miguel Borroto (Different organizations)

Detained 5 hours by political police to prevent them from attending Sunday mass.

Bertha Soler

6 Institute for Cuban & Cuban-American Studies, University of Miami

07/05/15

07/06/15

07/06/15

07/07/15

La Habana

Parque Central, La Habana

Santa Isabel de las Lajas, Cienfuegos La Fortuna, Boyeros

Eugenio Hernández Hernández, Maribel Hernández Gil, Mario Alberto Hernández Leyva, Daniel Alfaro Frías, Sandalio Mejías Zulueta, Osvaldo Mendoza Ferriol, Cervilio Villegas Marrero, Ángel Moya Acosta, Lázaro Yuri Valle Roca, Aurelio González Blanco, Egberto Ángel Escobedo Morales, Jorge Luis Suárez Varona, Boris González Arena, Ramón Alejandro Muñóz González, Manuel Velázquez Licea, Ernesto Travieso (Different Organizations) Carlos Manuel Figueroa Álvarez, Lázaro Kessell Marruecos (Movimiento Antorcha Martiana)

Jean Miguel Duarte Vázquez (Movimiento Ciudadanos Reflexión y Reconciliación) Agustín Figueroa Galindo, José Elías González Agüero, Carlos Manuel Pupo Rodríguez, Alexis Hernández Cañizares, Rolando Reyes Rabanal, Edilberto Pons Ruíz, Oslaida del Castillo, Osvaldo Moralobos (Partido Unión por Cuba Libre)

Detained 5 hours for showing support to the Ladies in White

Bertha Soler

Iván Hernández Carrillo

Detained 7 hours by political pólice for speaking to tourists about the human rights violations committed by the government. Manolo Sarduy

Detained 1 hours by political police and threatened because of his dissident activities. Carlos Manuel Pupo Detained 5 hours inside a pólice car and later abandoned miles from their original location to prevent them from holding a meeting.

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07/07/15

07/07/15

07/07/15

07/08/15

07/08/15

07/08/15

07/08/15

Batabanó, Mayabeque

Beheir Ordóñez Guilarte, Luis Mario Moqueira Morera (Movimiento Opositores por una Nueva República)

Batabanó, Mayabeque

Manuel Velázquez Licea (Movimiento Opositores por una Nueva República)

Manzanillo, Granma

Yoandri Gutiérrez Vargas (Impacto Juvenil Martiano)

Camagüey

Ramón Vasallo Marrero, Dorico Alexander Sánchez, Fernando Guerra Vázquez (Unión Patriótica de Cuba) Toni Colina Márquez (Movimiento Ciudadanos Reflexión y Reconciliación)

Santa Clara, Villa Clara

Manicaragua, Villa Clara

José Leyva Díaz (Movimiento Ciudadanos Reflexión y Reconciliación)

Manatí, Las Tunas

Yasmany Ovalde León (Unión Patriótica de Cuba)

Detained for hours by political police for attending Sunday mass and supporting the Ladies in White. Detained 7 hours by political police for demanding the release of dissidents detained for attending Sunday mass.

Rolando Reyes Rabanal

Rolando Reyes Rabanal

Arturo Acosta Detained 4 hours by political police for being involved with dissident activities. His belongings were burned and he was threatened. Fernando Vázquez Detained 2 hours by political police for placing anti-government posters. Manolo Sarduy

Detained 1 hour by political police for peacefully protesting in public. Manolo Sarduy

Detained 3 hours by political police for peacefully protesting in public. Yasmany Ovalde León Detained 12 hours by 3 political police agents for expressing his opinion about the new US-Cuba relations.

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07/08/15

Parque Central, La Habana

Carlos Amauri Calderìn, Isaìn López Luna y Alexander Allan Rodríguez (Unión Patriótica de Cuba) Leudis Reyes Cuza (Frente de Acción Cívica OZT)

07/09/15

Centro Habana, La Habana

07/09/15

Arroyo Naranjo, La Habana

Eduardo Ramos Balaguer, Reinier Villegas Pérez, Fernando Novoa Esquivel (Fundación Frank País)

Cárdenas

Leticia Ramos Herrería, Rudel Montes de Oca Quesada (Dama de Blanco, Partido por la Democracia Pedro Luís Boitel)

07/10/15

07/11/15

07/11/15

07/11/15

Caimito, Artemisa Jagüey Grande, Matanzas

Santa Clara, Villa Clara

Oilyn Hernández Rodríguez, Oledaisys Hernández Rodríguez (Damas de Blanco, and a friend) Mercedes Estrada Marcos, Edelvys Granda Pérez, Dagoberto Santana Marichal, Armando Trujillo (Proyecto Millo Ochoa – Jagüey Grande) Toni Colina Márquez, Ramón Armenteros Pérez, Santiago López Morales, Yuset García Álvarez, Yoel Bravo López (Frente Resistencia Cívica OZT)

Arcelio Molina Detained by political police for their involvement in dissident activities. Detained 7 hours by political police for expressing in public his support for the Ladies in White and for demanding freedom for all political prisoners. Detained and questioned for 2-4 hours by political police agents in regards to their involvement in dissident activities. Detained 7 hours by political police. They were questioned and the police tried confiscating the cellphones they had received in Miami in May 2015. Detained for hours by political police to prevent them from attending mass. Detained 4-24 hours by political police to prevent them from traveling to Havana and attending mass. Detained 1 hour by political police to prevent them from attending mass.

Hugo Damián Prieto Blanco

Gerardo Lazcano, Augusto Guerra Márquez Iván Hernández Carrillo

Oilyn Hernández Rodríguez Félix Navarro Rodríguez

Manolo Sarduy

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07/11/15

07/12/15

07/12/15

Parque Central, La Habana Holguín

Bayamo

Ernesto Ortega Sarduy (Unión Patriótica de Cuba) Maylín Ricardo Góngora, Niurka Cruz Cruz (Damas de Blanco) Yudisbel Roselló Mojena, Ivania Rodríguez Rodríguez, Nidia Rodríguez Santiesteban (Damas de Blanco) Leticia Ramos Herrería, Maricel Fernández Socorro, Tania Echevarría Menéndez, Niurvis la Rosa Hernández, Olga Relova Vega, Miladis Espinosa, Yaima Ulloa, Yudania Rodríguez (Damas de Blanco)

Arcelio Molina Detained by political police because of his dissident activities. Arturo Acosta Detained 4 hours by political police to prevent them from attending Sunday mass. Arturo Acosta Detained 4 hours by political police to prevent them from attending Sunday mass. Detained 4 hours by political police to prevent them from attending Sunday mass.

07/12/15

Aguada de Pasajeros, Cienfuegos

Iván Hernández Carrillo

07/12/15

Aguada de Pasajeros, Cienfuegos

Juan Alberto de la Nuez Ramírez, Bárbaro de la Nuez Ramírez, Emilio García Moreira, Yasmiel Méndez Díaz, José Alberto Castro Rodríguez, Dany Miranda Gil, Juan Carlos Villegas Maduro, Orlendy García Espino, Yoel Ramírez Peña, Arnaldo Morera Rodríguez, Orlando Jeréz (Movimiento Ciudadano Reflexión y Reconciliación)

Detained 4 hours by political police to prevent them from attending Sunday mass.

Iván Hernández Carrillo

07/12/15

Caimito, Artemisa

Oilyn Hernández Rodríguez, Rosa María Rodríguez Molina (Damas de Blanco)

Detained 9 hours by political police and later abandoned miles away from their original location to prevent them from attending Sunday mass in Havana.

Oilyn Hernández Rodríguez

10 Institute for Cuban & Cuban-American Studies, University of Miami

07/12/15

Pinar del Río

Olga Lidia Torres, Amparo Milagros, Yuliet Margarita Rodríguez, Raquel Rodríguez (Damas de Blanco)

Detained 6-8 hours to prevent them from attending Sunday mass.

07/12/15

Santiago de Cuba

Detained 6-8 hours to prevent them from attending Sunday mass.

07/12/15

Palma Soriano, Santiago de Cuba

Duniela Verdecia Matos, Santa Fernández Díaz, Bismaika Amelo Jardines, Marina Paz Labaceno, Reina Luisa Rodríguez Cañada (Damas de Blanco) Denia Fernández Rey, Magda Mendoza Díaz, Marielis Manzano Carballo, Olga Lidia La O Figueredo, Yuneisis Amaya Arias, María Lorena Gondres de la Rosa, Elsa Lisis Isaac Reyes, María Caridad Dobarro Dinza (Damas de Blanco)

07/12/15

La Habana

Hugo Damián Prieto Blanco, Lázar Mendoza García, Henry Rey Rodríguez, José Díaz Silva, Vladimir Turró Páez, José Antonio Pompa López, Juan Lamas Martínez, Luís Andrés Domínguez Sardiña, Reinor Figueredo Castellano, Ricardo Luna Rodríguez, Francisco García Puniel, Liván Gómez Castillo, Lázaro José de la Noval, Ángel Figueredo Castellano, Reinier Figueredo Gallardo, Reinaldo Rodríguez Hernández, Daniel Alfaro Frías, Lázaro Yuri Valle Roca, Reinier Wilson Castellano, José Antonio Moreira Laffita,

Detained 6-8 hours to prevent them from attending Sunday mass.

Detained 6-8 hours to prevent them from attending Sunday mass.

Bertha Soler Fernández

Bertha Soler Fernández

Bertha Soler Fernández

Bertha Soler Fernández

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07/12/15

La Habana

Lázaro de la Noval Usint, Saqueo Báez Guerrero, Luis Enrique Martínez, Yelkis Puig Rodríguez, Jorge Luis Romero Becerra, Mario Alberto Hernández Leyva, Pavel Herrera Hernández, Sandalio Mejías Zulueta, Yulexis Despaigne Puig, Servilio Villegas Marrero, Damaris Moya Portielles, Miguel Borroto, Edelvis Granda Pérez, Dagoberto Santana Marichal, ArmandoTrujillo González, Lázaro Keisel Barreto, Eriberto Pons (Different organizations) Guillermo Manuel García Velazco, Marcelino Abreu Bonora, Luis Enrique López Torres, Ciro Alexis Casanova Pérez, Yaite Cruz Sosa, Iris Tamara Pérez Aguilera, Julio Antonio Ferrer Tamayo, Ángel Moya Acosta, Carlos Manuel Figueroa Álvarez, Egberto Ángel Escobedo Morales, Alexis Hernández Cañizares, Degnis González Rodríguez, Jorge Luis García Pérez, Raúl Borges Álvarez, Ignacio González Vidal, Rolando Reyes Rabanal, Nelson Pascual Rodríguez, Máximo Rodríguez Paseiro, Claudio Fuentes, Lázaro Fresneda Fernández, Agustín López Canino, Pedro Fontanar Miranda, Víctor Marcos Valdés Sandido,

Detained 6-8 hours to prevent them from attending Sunday mass

Bertha Soler Fernández

12 Institute for Cuban & Cuban-American Studies, University of Miami

07/12/15

La Habana

07/12/15

La Habana

Tania Bruguera (Different organizations) Lismeiris Quintana Ávila, Norma Cruz Casas, Mayelín Santiesteban López, Eralidis Frómeta Polanco, Danaisis Muñóz López, Eugenia Díaz Hernández, Maiden Maidique Cruz, Mirtha Ricardo Tornet, Olayda del Castillo Trujillo,Caridad Ramírez (Damas de Blanco) Bertha Soler Fernández, Zodrelis Turruella Poncio, María Cristina Labrada Varona, Anay Penalba Subit, Joisy Jaramillo Sánchez, Kirenia Díaz Argüelles, Daisis Artiles del Sol, Yamilet Naranjo Figueredo, Dellice González Dorrego, Xiomara de las Mercedes Cruz Miranda, Roxilene Sotolongo Cruz, Virgen Coello Basulto, Julia Herrera Roque, Margarita Barbena Calderín, Lisset Naranjo Girón, Ada María López Canino, Yamilé Bargés Hurtado, Yaquelín Boni Hechevarría, Adelma Guerra Ricardo, Ivón Moralobos Melo, Deisy Coello Basulto, Tamara Rodríguez Quesada, Cecilia Guerra Alfonso, Zenaida Hidalgo Cedeño, Dayane Ortiz Hernández, Aliuska Gómez García, Ivón Lemus

Detained 6-8 hours to prevent them from attending Sunday mass

Bertha Soler Fernández

Detained 6-8 hours for protesting and demanding freedom of all political prisoners and respect for human rights.

Bertha Soler Fernández

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Fonseca, Mirenia Henry García, Milvia Narcisa Aguilera Lanz, Yolanda Santana Ayala, Mayelín Peña Bullan, María de los Ángeles Rojas Pereira, Arelis Blanco Coello, María Josefa Acón Sardiña, Igdaris Yamina Pérez Ponciano, Adisnidia Dallet Urgüelles, Lucinda González G (Damas de Blanco) José Leyva Díaz (Frente Resistencia Cívica OZT)

07/13/15

Manicaragua, Villa Clara

07/14/15

Aguada de Pasajeros, Cienfuegos

Juan Alberto de la Nuez Ramírez (Movimiento Ciudadano Reflexión y Reconciliación)

07/14/15

Santa Clara Villa Clara

Yusel García Álvarez,Yoel Bravo (Frente Resistencia Cívica OZT)

07/15/15

07/15/15

Guantánamo Francisco Manzanet Ortíz (Movimiento Reconciliación y Paz Juan Pablo) Guantánamo

Niober García Fournier, Damián Rodríguez Mejías, Ramón Olivares Abello, Yanelis Salazar Toledano (Unión Patriótica de Cuba)

Detained 6 hours for protesting in public and demand freedom for all political prisoners and respect for human rights.

Manolo Sarduy

Detained 3 hours by political police, accused of being a delinquent and threatened with prison time. Detained 3 hours by political police because of his involvement in dissident activities.

Iván Hernández Carrillo

Detained 24 hours by political police for peacefully protesting in public.

Arturo Acosta

Detained 72 hours by political police for handing out pamphlets on the street.

Arturo Acosta

Manolo Sarduy

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07/16/15

San Miguel del Padrón, La Habana

Yanisel Boza Garrido, Yaneisy Herrera Cabrales, Yurineisy Alemán Ferrera, Yunieski Gainza, Raisel Rivero Rodríguez, Lázaro Yosvany Montesinos Hernández, Ariosbel Castillo Villalba, Yoelkis Boza Garrido, Ronny Games Luna, Kessell Rodríguez Rodríguez, Yordanka Weelk Balquineris, Carlos Manuel Hernández Jiménez (Comisión de ayuda presos políticos y familiares) Isaura Weelk Balquineris (Comisión de ayuda presos políticos y familiares)

Detained 4-14 hours by political police as a punishment for prevent an act of repudiation to take place outside the house of a dissident.

Yanisel Boza Garrido

07/16/15

San Miguel del Padrón, La Habana

Suffered an act of repudiation in front of her house.

Yanisel Boza Garrido

07/16/15

La Habana

Detained 72 hours by political police on his way to visit a dissident that was detained.

Hugo Damián Prieto Blanco

07/16/15

Santa Clara, Villa Clara

Yoel Hernández Jiménez, Luis Dionisio Rodríguez León (Coalición Central Opositora)

Detained 1 hour by political police and questioned about antigovernment posters.

Damaris Moya Portielles

07/17/15

Placetas, Santa Clara

Jorge Luís García Pérez, Iris Tamara Pérez Aguilera (Frente Resistencia Cívica OZT)

Suffered an act of repudiation for solidarizing with the Ladies in White.

Iván Hernández Carrillo

07/17/15

Trinidad, Sancti Spítitus

Manuel González González (Confederación de Trabajadores Independientes de Cuba)

Detained 2 hours by political police because of his involvement in dissident activities.

Iván Hernández Carrillo

Reinaldo Rodríguez Hernández (Frente Acción Cívica OZT)

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07/17/15

Villa Clara

Joel Vázquez Ruíz (Movimiento Cubano Reflexión y Reconciliación)

Detained 16 hours by political police for peacefully protesting in public.

Manolo Sarduy

07/18/15

Trinidad, Sancti Spítitus

Osvaldo Arcis Hernández (Confederación de Trabajadores Independientes de Cuba)

Iván Hernández Carrillo

07/19/15

Aguada de Pasajeros, Cienfuegos

Yabel Ramírez Peña, Daney Miranda Díaz, Juan Carlos Villegas Amador, Caridad Herminia Quiñones López, Cirilo Quiñones López, Bárbaro de la Nuez Ramírez, Yamil Menéndez, Jose Alberto Castro Rodríguez, Orlendy García Espino (Movimiento Ciudadano Reflexión y Reconciliación)

Detained 2 hours by political police and threatened with being jailed if he persists with his dissident activities. Suffered an act of repudiation for 2 hours as a punishment for their involvement in dissident activities.

07/19/15

San Antonio de los Baños, Mayabeque

Hugo Damián Prieto Blanco

07/19/15

La Habana

His home was searched by the police under the pretext of Daniel holding illegal propaganda against the government. Detained by the political police and taken to different police units to prevent them from attending Sunday mass.

Daniel Alfaro Frías (Frente de Acción Cívica OZT)

Lázaro Mendoza García, Luís Andrés Domínguez Sardiñas, Andrés Abelino Domínguez Beltrán, Ricardo Luna Rodríguez, Liván Gómez Castillo, Francisco García Punier, Reinier Wilson Caballeros, Lázaro José de la Noval Usín, Hugo Damián Prieto Blanco, Enrique López Torres, Vladimir Turró Páez, Leudis Reyes

Iván Hernández Carrillo

Hugo Damián Prieto Blanco

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Cuza y José Antonio Pompa López (Frente Acción Cívica OZT) 07/19/15

Holguín

Daimaris Morales Piña, Gliseris Piña González (Damas de Blanco)

Detained 4 hours by the political police to prevent them from attending Sunday mass.

Arturo Acosta

07/19/15

La Habana

Detained 6 hours by the political police to prevent them from attending Sunday mass.

Bertha Soler Fernández

07/19/15

Aguada de Pasajeros, Cienfuegos

Detained 3 hours by the political police to prevent them from attending Sunday mass.

Bertha Soler Fernández

07/19/15

Guantánamo

Mayelín Peña Bullan, María Rosa Rodríguez Molina, Mirtha Ricardo Tornet, Olayda del Castillo Trujillo, Caridad Ramírez Utria, Haydee Gallardo Salazar (Damas de Blanco) Miladis Espinosa Díaz, Yaima Ulloa de la Torre, Niurbis de la Rosa Hernández (Damas de Blanco) Esther Carroman Candon, Yurima Pérez, Mariuska López Roja (Damas de Blanco)

Detained 4 hours by the political police to prevent them from attending Sunday mass.

Arturo Acosta

07/19/15

La Habana

Hugo Damián Prieto Blanco, Lázaro Mendoza García, Leudis Reyes Cuza, Andrés Avelino Domínguez Beltrán, Vladimir Turró Páez, José Antonio Pompa López, Luis Enrique López Torres, Luis Andrés Domínguez Sardiñas, Reinor Figueredo Gallardo, Ricardo Luna Rodríguez, Francisco García Puniel, Liván Gómez Castillo, Lázaro José de la Noval Usin, Ángel Figueredo Castellano, Reinier Figueredo Gallardo, Degnis Miguel

Detained 6 hours by the political police to prevent them from attending Sunday mass.

Bertha Soler Fernández

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González, Daniel Alfaro Frías, Lázaro Yuri Valle Roca, Reinier Wilson Castellano, Osvaldo Moralobos, René Ricardo, Yegar Manuel Velázquez Licea, Luis Mario Mugueira Moreira, Behikis Ordóñez Quilate, Heriberto, Sandalio Mejías Zulueta (Different organizations)

07/19/15

La Habana

Bertha Soler Fernández, Zodreli Turruella Poncio, María Cristina Labrada Varona, Rosalina Visiedo Gómez, Lismeiris Quintana Ávila, Eugenia Díaz Hernández, Daisis Artiles del Sol, Yamile Naranjo Figueredo, Martha Belkis González, Yamilé Garro Alfonso, Roxilene Sotolongo Cruz, Virgen Cuello Basulto, Julia Herrera, Margarita Barbena Calderín, Soraya Milanés Guerra, Ada María López Canino, Nieves Caridad Matamoros,Yaquelín Boni

Detained 6 hours by the political police for peacefully demanding freedom for all political prisoners and in favor of human rights.

Bertha Soler Fernández

Hechevarría, Danaisis Muñóz López, Ivón Moralobos Melo, Deisy Cuello Basulto, Lázara Gleisys Acosta Toscano, Cecilia Guerra Alfonso, Iris Llerandi Kindelán, Dayane Ortiz Hernández, Aliuska Gómez García, Ivón Lemus Fonseca, Mirenia Henry García, Arelis Blanco Cuello, María Josefa Acón Sardiña, Igdaris Yamina Pérez Ponciano, Adisnidia Dallet Urgüelles, Lucinda González Gómez, Sarahí Pérez Pedroso, María Cristina Hernández Gavilán, María Milián

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Perdomo, Gladys Capote Roque y Ivón de las Mercedes Lazo Abreu (Damas de Blanco)

07/19/15

La Habana

07/20/15

Villa Clara

José Díaz Silva, Servilio Villegas Marrero, José Antonio Moreira Laffita, Ciro Alexis Casanova Pérez, Mario Alberto Hernández Leyva, Pavel Herrera Hernández, Miguel Alberto Ulloa Ginard, Ángel Moya Acosta, Iván Fernández Depreste, Egberto Ángel Escobedo Morales, Alexis Hernández Cañizales, Maribel Hernández Gil, Jorge Luis García Pérez, Dayane Estrada Marcos, Edelvis Granda Pérez, Rolando Reyes Rabanal, Gorki Águila, Miguel Borroto, Claudio Fuentes, Antonio González Rodiles, Agustín López Canino, Osvaldo Mendoza Ferrio, Ailer González, Francisco Javier Alce Abreu, Humberto Viel Marín, Saqueo Páez Guerrero, Laritza Cabrera Calistre, Yaima Castelló Soler, Maidelys Herrera, Ariel González Cueva (Different organizations) Joel Bravo López (Movimiento Cubano Reflexión)

Detained 6 hours by political police for solidarizing with the Ladies in White during mass.

Bertha Soler Fernández

Detained 24 hours by political police because of his dissident activities.

Manolo Sarduy

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07/22/15

Cárdenas, Matanzas

Eduardo Pacheco Ortíz (Partido por la Democracia Pedro Luís Boitel)

Detained by political police and questioned about his involvement with dissidents.

Iván Hernández Carrillo

07/23/15

Las Cañas, Artemisa

Martha Sánchez González (Unión Patriótica de Cuba)

Yuniel Blanco Fernández

07/23/15

Santa Clara, Villa Clara

Damaris Moya Portilles (Coalición Central Opositora)

Detained 1 hour by political police and threatened because she is presumed to have done graffiti on public streets. Detained 5 hours by political police. She was beat, and offended with racists jokes by police agents.

07/25/15

Autopista de Pinar del Río

07/25/15

Habana Vieja, La Habana

07/25/15

Cuatro Caminos, La Habana

José Díaz Silva, Mario Alberto Hernández Leiva (Movimiento de Opositores por una Nueva República) Serafín Morán Santer, Miguel López Santer, Lázaro Kessell Barruecos, Dennis Miguel González Rodríguez, Carlos Manuel Figueroa Álvarez (Movimiento de Opositores por una Nueva República) Carlos Manuel Figueroa Álvarez (Movimiento de Opositores por una Nueva República)

07/25/15

La Lisa, La Habana

Luis Enrique Labrador Díaz, Walfrido Rodríguez Piloto (La Fuerza de la Verdad)

Damaris Moya Portilles

Detained 4 hours by political police to prevent him from meeting with other dissidents.

José Díaz Silva

Detained 5-8 hours for participating in a meeting of their dissident organization.

José Díaz Silva

Detained 15 hours by political police for being a dissident.

Carlos Manuel Figueroa

Detained 6-20 hours for being suspects of hanging antigovernment posters.

Juan Goberna

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07/26/15

Cárdenas, Matanzas

07/26/15

La Habana

07/26/15

Palma Soriano, Santiago de Cuba

07/26/15

Holguín

Cira Vega de la Fé, Odalys Hernández , Katiuska Rodríguez Rivero, Leticia Ramos Herrería, Amanda Rosa Herrería Rodríguez, Hortensia Alfonso, Yamira Senda Ruiz (Damas de Blanco) Yurimeisy Alemán Ferrer, Yaneisy Herrera Cabrales, Yunieski Gainza Acosta, Rebeca Rojas Ullán, Yanisel Boza Garrido, Yoelvis Boza Garrido, Ronny Gómez Luna, Ariobel Castillo, Ariobel Castillo (Movimiento Luchadores por la Libertad) María Luisa Rodríguez Portales, Deilenis Rosabal Acosta, Yanisleidys Peralta Álvarez, Eduviges Isaac Rodríguez, Marielis Manzano Carballo, María Lina Perdomo Durán, Yuneisis Amaya Arias, Olga Lidia La O Figueredo, Yanet Figueredo Cruz, Elia Letsi Isaac Reyes, Onelis Calderín Alvarado, Martha Onelvis Mendoza Díaz y Denia Fernández Rey (Damas de Blanco) Maylin Ricardo Góngora,Daimaris Morales Piña (Damas de Blanco)

Detained 1 hour by political police for attending Sunday mass.

Iván Hernández Carrillo

Detained 28 hours by political police for writing on a bed sheet messages demanding respect for human rights and protesting with it.

Yanisel Boza Garrido

Detained 5 hours by political police to prevent them from attending Sunday mass.

Denia Fernández Rey Garrido

Detained 4 hours by political police to prevent them from attending Sunday mass.

Arturo Acost

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07/26/15

Aguada de Pasajeros, Cienfuegos

07/26/15

La Habana

07/26/15

La Habana

Olga Relova Vega, Yaima Ulloa de la Torre, Niurbis de la Rosa Hernández,Yudania Rodríguez (Damas de Blanco) Oylín Hernández, MaríaRosa Molina, Mirtha Ricardo Tornet, Olayda del Castillo Trujillo, Caridad Ramírez Utria, Maylen González González, Mayelín Santiesteban López, Martha Belkis, Sarahí Pérez, Mirenia Henry García (Damas de Blanco) José Díaz Silva, Mario Alberto Hernández, Leudis Reyes Cuza, Andrés Avelino Domínguez Beltrán, Henry Rey Rodríguez, José Antonio Pompa López, Luis Enrique López Torres, Luis Andrés Domínguez Sardiñas, José Laffita Moreira, Ricardo Luna Rodríguez, Francisco García Puniel, Servilio Villegas Marrero, Lázaro José de la Noval, Sandalio Mejías Zulueta Agustín López Canino, Juan Lamas Martínez, Daniel Alfaro Frías, Lázaro Yuri Valle Roca, Reinaldo Rodríguez Hernández, Osvaldo Moralobos, Zaqueo Báez Guerrero, Carlos Manuel Figueroa, Behikis Ordóñez Quilate, Heriberto Pons, Seiler Córdova Estrada, Wilberto Parada Milán, Roberto Hernández Barrios, Nilfre de la

Detained 5 hours by political police to prevent them from attending Sunday mass.

Bertha Soler Fernández

Detained 6 hours by political police to prevent them from attending Sunday mass.

Bertha Soler Fernández

Detained 6-8 hours by political police to prevent them from attending Sunday mass.

Bertha Soler Fernández

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07/26/15

La Habana

Caridad Reyes, Amed Santiago Hernández, Yaquelin Herrera Morales, Yasmani Barroso (Different organizations) Bertha Soler Fernández, Zodrelis Turruella Poncio, María Cristina Labrada, Xiomara de las Mercedes Cruz Miranda, Lismeiris Quintana Ávila, Joisi Jaramillo Sánchez, Daisi Artiles del Sol, Yamile Naranjo Figueredo, Zenaida Hidalgo Cedeño, Yamilé Garro Alfonso, Roxilene Sotolongo Cruz, Dellice González Dorrego, Julia Herrera Roque, Adelma Guerra Ricardo, Lázara María Dorrego Guzmán, Ada María López Canino, Nieves Caridad Matamoros González, Yaquelín Boni Hechevarria, Anai Penalba Subit, Ivón Moralobos Melo, Milvia Narcisa Aguilera Lanz, Lázara Gleisys Acosta, Cecilia Guerra Alfonso, Iris Llerandi Kindelán, Dayane Ortíz Hernández, Aliuska Gómez García, Ivón Lemus Fonseca, Kirenia Díaz Argüelles, Arelis Blanco Cuello, María Josefa Acón Sardiñas, Haydee Gallardo Salazar, Virgen Cuello Basulto, Lucinda González, Gómez, Mayelín Peña Bullán, María Caridad Hernández, María

Detained 6-8 hours by political police for holding their Sunday peaceful march demanding freedom for all political prisoners and respect for human rights. Some were physically hurt.

Bertha Soler Fernández

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07/26/15

La Habana

07/27/15

Parque Central, La Habana

07/28/15

La Habana

Milián Perdomo, Gladys Capote Roque, Ivón de las Mercedes Lazo, Alina de la Caridad García, Deisi Cuello Basulto (Damas de Blanco) Hugo Damián Prieto Blanco, Lázaro Mendoza García, Miguel Guerra Hastié, Nelson Pascual Rodríguez, Ángel Luis Díaz Ferao, Pavel Herrera Hernández, Raúl Borges Álvarez, Ángel Moya Acosta, Egberto Escobedo Morales, Luis Mario Muguelcia, Yoandra Seiva Morales, Ariel González Cuevas, Manuel Velázquez Licea, Carlos Tamayo Frías, Rolando Reyes Rabanal, Ángel Figueredo Castellón, Claudio fuentes, Antonio González Rodiles, Osvaldo Mendoza Ferriol, Ailer González Mena, Humberto Viel Marín, Zaqueo Báez Guerrero (Different organizations) Reinier Rodríguez Mendoza (Unión Patriótica de Cuba) Sarahí Pérez Pedroso, Reinaldo Rodríguez Hernández (Frente de Acción Cívica OZT)

Detained 6-8 hours by political police for solidarizing with the Ladies in White during mass.

Bertha Soler Fernández

Detained because of his dissident activities.

Arcelio Molina

Detained 1 hour by political police as a punishment for demanding information about his detained friends.

Hugo Damián Prieto

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07/28/15

Centro Habana, La Habana

José Antonio Pompa, Leudis Reyes (Frente de Acción Cívica OZT)

Detained 8 hours by political police because of their dissident activities.

Hugo Damián Prieto

07/28/15

Santa Clara, Villa Clara

Detained 2-8 hours by political police for protesting outside the municipal office of the Department of Health.

Ramón Jiménez Arencibia

07/29/15

Ciego de Ávila

Guillermo Fariñas Hernández, Rolando Ferrer Espinosa, Jorge Artíles Montier, Omar Núñez Espinosa, Dayamí Villavicencio Hernández, José Lino Asencio (Foro Antitotalitario Unido) Roberto Valdivia Hernández (Partido 30 de Noviembre Frank País)

Detained 18 hours by the political police.

Roberto Valdivia

07/30/15

Aguada de Pasajeros Cienfuegos

Emilio García Moreira (Movimiento Ciudadanos Reflexión y Reconciliación)

Detained 2 hours by political police because of his dissident activities.

Iván Hernández Carrillo

07/30/15

Habana Vieja, La Habana

Lázaro Yuri Valle Roca, Yasel Rivero Boni (Periodistas Independientes)

Detained by political police for 5 hours for taking pictures of a fallen wall.

Lázaro Yuri Valle Roca

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Violations of Human Rights in Cuba August, 2015 The following report compiles information of Cubans arbitrarily arrested and/or detained, harassed, attacked, and faced acts of repudiation* by the Cuban government in the month of August, 2015. This information is based on the monthly report published by the Comisión Cubana de Derechos Humanos y Reconciliación Nacional (Cuban NGO specializing in Human Rights as well as other sources in the island).

At least 768 arrests for political reasons in July.

*Acts of Repudiation are physical and/or verbal aggression mobs organized by State Security (Cuba’s political police).

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Date

Incident Location

Victims

Centro Habana, La Habana

Rosario Morales la Rosa, Leonor Reinot Borges, Zahíra Castro Casals, Margarita Díaz Rodríguez, Anai Porro Cutiño, Luz Marina Parada Licea, Crispina Duquezne Suárez, Raquel Castillo Urquiza, Melkis Faure Hechavarría, Moraima Rodríguez Batista, Zulema Laís Sangrioni, Nancy Ramona Zamora Paz, Lidia Esther Romeu Rojas, Mercedes González Herrera, Yanelis Ferra Hernández, Yohana de la Cruz García (Movimiento Damas de Blanco Laura Pollán) Mailin Ricardo Góngora, Ana Iris Miranda Leiva, Darelis Pupo Blanco, Niurka Cruz Cruz (Damas de Blanco) Ivania Rodríguez, Xiomara Montes de Oca Mediacejas (Damas de Blanco)

08/02/15

08/02/15

Holguín

Bayamo

08/02/15

La Habana

08/02/15

Lázaro Yuri Vall, Eralidis Frómeta Polanco (Dama de Blanco y Periodista Independiente)

Incident Type

Source of Information

Detained 6 hours by political police for attending Sunday mass.

Rosario Morales La Rosa

Detained 4 hours by political police to prevent them from attending Sunday mass.

Arturo Acosta

Detained 4 hours by political police to prevent them from attending Sunday mass.

Arturo Acosta

Harassed 8 hours by the political police to prevent them from attending Sunday mass.

Lázaro Yuri Valle Roca

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La Habana

08/02/15

08/02/15

Aguada de Pasajeros, Cienfuegos

08/02/15

La Habana

Oylín Hernández Rodríguez, María Rosa Rodríguez Molina, Bárbara Aguilar García, Eralidis Frómeta Polanco, Mayelín Peña Bullan, Ada María López Canino (Damas de Blanco) Niurbis de la Rosa Hernández, Yaima Ulloa de la Torre, Olga Reloba Vega (Damas de Blanco) José Díaz Silva, Mario Alberto Hernández, Leudis Reyes Cuza, Andrés Avelino Domínguez, Henri Rey Rodríguez, José Antonio Pompa López, Luis Enrique López Torres, Luis Andrés Domínguez, Hugo Damián Prieto Blanco, Ricardo Luna Rodríguez, Francisco García Puniel, Juan González Febles, Rolando Reyes Rabanal, Rubén Darío García Artes, Agustín López Canino, Juan Lamas Martínez, Daniel Alfaro Frías, Lázaro Yuri Valle Roca, Reinaldo Rodríguez Hernández, Ángel Figueredo Castellón, Zaqueo Báez Guerrero, Nenys Miguel Hernández, Nelson González Bernia, Vladimir Turró Páez, Lázaro Mendoza García, Pavel Herrera Hernández , Liván Gómez (Different organizations)

Detained 1-5 hours by the political police to prevent them from attending Sunday mass.

Detained 1-5 hours by the political police to prevent them from attending Sunday mass. Detained 6-7 hours by the political police to prevent them from attending Sunday mass.

Bertha Soler Fernández

Bertha Soler Fernández

Bertha Soler Fernández

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08/02/15

La Habana

08/02/15

La Habana

Lázaro de la Noval Usin, Máximo Rodríguez Pasiero, Eugenio Hernández Hernández, Sergio Maikel Dupón Prieto, Wilberto Parada Milán, Miguel Borroto, Raúl Borges Álvarez, Ángel Moya Acosta, Servilio Villegas Marrero, Egberto Escobedo Morales, Rodny Gómez Luna, Rebeca Roja Ullan, Ariel González Cuevas, Yoeldis Bouza Garrido, Lía Villares, Osvaldo Mendoza Ferriol y Alexis Pérez Lezcano (Different Organizations) Bertha Soler Fernández, Zodrelis Turruella Poncio, María Cristina Labrada Varona, Xiomara de las Mercedes Cruz, Lismeiris Quintana Ávila, Joisi Jaramillo Sánchez, Daisi Artiles del Sol, Yamilé Naranjo Figueredo, Zenaida Hidalgo Cedeño, Yamilé Garro Alfonso, Roxilene Sotolongo Cruz, Martha Belkis Rodríguez, Julia Herrera Roque, Yamilé Barges Hurtado, Daisy Coello Basulto, Maylen González González, Nieves Caridad Matamoros, YaquelínBoni Hechevarría, AnayPenalbaSubit, Ivón Moralobos Melo, Milvia Narcisa Aguilera, Danaisys Munóz López, Cecilia Guerra Alfonso, Mayelín Santiesteban López,

Detained 6-7 hours by political police for solidarizing with the Ladies in White during Sunday mass.

Bertha Soler Fernández

Detained 6-7 hours by political police for peacefully protesting and demanding freedom for all political prisoners and respect for human rights.

Bertha Soler Fernández

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Eugenia Díaz Hernández, Aliuska Gómez García, Ivón Lemus, Fonseca, Kirenia Díaz Argüelles, Arelis Blanco Coello, María Josefa Acón Sardiña, Haydee Gallardo Salazar, Virgen Coello Basulto, Lucinda González Gómez, Mirtha Ricardo Tornet, María Cristina Hernández, Soraya Milanés Guerra, Gladys Capote Roque, Ivón de las Mercedes Alina de la Caridad Lanz (Damas de Blanco) Lázaro Rolando Kessell Barruecos, Julio Antonio Ferrer Tamayo (Movimiento Opositores por una Nueva República)

Detained 1 hour by political police for taking pictures of a partially collapsed home.

Carlos Manuel Figueroa

Maikel Díaz Roque, Ivón Lascaiba Hernández (Impacto Juvenil – PRC)

Suffered an act of repudiation for hanging posters on the balcony with pro-human rights messages.

Maikel Díaz Roque

Pinar del Río

Raúl Luís Risco Pérez (Periodista Independiente)

Detained 3 hours by political police for handing out brochures of Panorama Pinareño.

Raúl Luís Risco Pérez

08/05/15

Centro Habana, La Habana

Detained 2-8-33 hours for handing out flyers demanding freedom for all Cubans.

José Díaz Silva

08/06/15

Habana del Este, La Habana

Carlos Manuel Figueroa Álvarez, Sandalio Mejías Zulueta, Mario Alberto Hernández Leiva, Osvaldo Mendoza Ferrer, Yoandry Echevarría (Movimiento Opositores por una Nueva República) Maikel Díaz Roque, Miguel Alberto Ulloa Ginart, Ernesto Tamayo (Impacto Juvenil – PRC)

Detained 2-81 hours for their profreedom activities.

Ernesto Tamayo

08/03/15

Habana Vieja, La Habana

08/05/15

Alamar, La Habana

08/05/15

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08/06/15

08/06/15

08/07/15

Aguada de Pasajeros, Cienfuegos Pinar del Rio

La Habana

08/07/15

La Habana

08/07/15

Boyeros, La Habana

Dany Miranda Gil (Movimiento Ciudadano Reflexión y Reconciliación)

Detained 29 hours by political police and threatened.

Iván Hernández Carillo

Raúl Luís Risco Pérez (Instituto Cubano por la Libertad de Expresión y Prensa)

Detained and questioned for 2 hours by the political police.

Raúl Luís Risco Pérez

Raúl Borges Álvarez, Yamilé Borges Detained by the political police at Hurtado the airport to prevent them from (Partido Democrático Cubano – welcoming the dissidents that were Dama de Blanco) arriving from the US. José Díaz Silva, Mario Alberto Detained 6-96 hours by the Hernández Leiva, Denny Miguel political police to prevent them González García, Humberto Viel from welcoming the dissidents that Marín, Sandalio Mejías Zulueta, were arriving from the US. Osvaldo Mendoza Ferrior, Reinaldo Abreu Alfonso (Movimiento Opositores por una Nueva República) Eduardo Ramos Balaguer, Augusto Detained by political police and Guerra Márquez ,Ubaldo Herrera driven miles away from the city to Lázaro Julián García, Osvaldo prevent them from attending a Moralobos Labrada, Israel Reyes meeting. Montero, Yosvani Martínez Lemus, Idania González Yáñez, Ramón Mora Hernández, Concepción Hernández Barbón, René Ricardo Valdés, Lazara Santos, Rolando Yuset Pérez Morera, Guillermo Rodríguez Cárdenas, Emilio Rodríguez Otero, Gladys Capote Roque, Nieves de la Caridad Matamoros, Jimmy Enrique Torres,

Raúl Borges Álvarez

José Díaz Silva

Agustín Figueroa Galindo

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Miguel Ángel Tirador, Niola Camila Araujo, Ángel Fleites (Partido Unión por Cuba Libre) 08/07/15

08/08/15

08/08/15

08/08/15

08/08/15

08/08/15

08/09/15

Centro Habana, La Habana

María Nélida López Báez (Federación Latinoamericana de Mujeres Rurales)

La Habana

Rolando Reyes Rabanal (Movimiento Opositores por una Nueva República)

Pinar del Rio

Yelkis Puig Rodríguez, Jorge Luis Romero, Alexis Blanco (Partido Unión Democrática Cristiana)

Trinidad, Sancti Spíritus

Alexander Isidoro Dueñas Ortega (Confederación de Trabajadores Independientes de Cuba)

Santa Isabel de las Lajas, Cienfuegos

Eloísa Veloz Becerra, Jorge Luis Oliver Díaz (Movimiento Cubano Reflexión)

Centro Habana, La Habana

María Nélida López Báez (Federación latinoamericana de mujeres rurales)

Holguín

Carmen Charpe Fay, Marexy Lausau Tamayo, Ramón Zamora (Damas de Blanco and friends)

Harassed and threatened because of her activism in favor of human rights and freedom for all political prisoners. Detained 18 hours by political police to prevent him from attending Sunday mass.

Juan Goberna Hernández

Rolando Reyes Rabanal Raúl Luís Risco Pérez

Detained 24 hours by political police for solidarizing with FLAMUR in their campaign against violence. Detained 31 hours by political police for being suspect of hanging pro-dissidence posters.

Iván Hernández Carrillo Manolo Sarduy

Detained 2 hours by political police for protesting in public against the government. Arturo Acosta Harassed and threatened because of her activism in favor of human rights and freedom for all political prisoners. Detained 4 hours by political police to prevent her from attending Sunday mass.

Arturo Acosta

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08/09/15

08/09/15

08/09/15

08/09/15

Bayamo

Pinar del Rio

La Habana

La Habana

Xiomara Montes de Oca Mediacejas, Ivania Rodríguez Rodríguez, Yamilet Aliaga Rivas, Agueda Molina Vargas, Yoannia Jorge Medina, Maidelis Medina Sánchez, Yudisbel Roselló Mojena (Damas de Blanco) Yuliet Margarita Rodríguez (Damas de Blanco) Mirtha Ricardo Tornet, Roxilene Sotolongo Abreu, Dayanne Ortiz Hernández, Mayelín Santiesteban , Bárbara Aguilar Sardiña, Sarahí Pérez Pedroso, Maiden Maidique (Damas de Blanco) Ariel González Cuevas, Lázaro Yuri Valle Roca, Agustín López Canino, José Díaz Silva, Leonit Carbonel, Luis Enrique López Torres, Lázaro José de la Noval Usin, Ricardo Luna, Reinier Wilson, Daniel Alfaro Frías, Luis Andrés Avelino Domínguez, Andrés Avelino Domínguez, Francisco García Punier, Vladimir Turró Páez, Lázaro Mendoza García, Liván Gómez, Hugo Damián Prieto Blanco y Ramón Zamora Rodríguez (Different organizations)

Arturo Acosta Detained 4 hours by political police to prevent her from attending Sunday mass.

Magaly Norvis Detained 4 hours by political police to prevent them from attending Sunday mass. Magaly Norvis Detained 4 hours by political police to prevent them from attending Sunday mass.

Magaly Norvis Detained 5 hours by political police to prevent them from attending Sunday mass.

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08/09/15

La Habana

Bertha Soler Fernández , Zodrelis Turruella Poncio, Xiomara de las Mercedes Cruz, Joisi Jaramillo Sánchez, Daisi Artiles del Sol, Yamilé Naranjo Figueredo, Yamilé Garro Alfonso, Dellice González Dorrego, Julia Herrera Roque, Lázara María Dorrego Guzmán, Ada María López Canino, Yaquelin Boni Hechevarría, Anai Penalba Subit, Cecilia Guerra Alonso ,Ivón Lemus Fonseca, Kirenia Díaz Fonseca ,Arelis Blanco Coello, María Josefa Acón Sardiña ,Virgen Coello Basulto, María Caridad Hernández Gavilán, María Milian Pedroso, Ivón de las Mercedes Lazo, Alina de la Caridad Lanz ,Deisi Coello Basulto, Margarita Barbena, Maylen González González, María Cristina Labrada Varona, Eugenia Díaz Hernández, Zenaida Hidalgo, Tamara Rodríguez, Adelma Guerra Ricardo, Yamilé Borge, Lismeiris Quintana Ávila, Lisett, Eralidis Frómeta Polanco, Aliuska Gómez García, Yolanda Santana, Yusleidys Bolero Concepción, Danaisis Muñoz, Ivón Moralobos Melo (Damas de Blanco)

Detained 5 hours and hurt by the political police for peacefully marching in favor of human rights and demanding the freedom of all political prisoners.

Magaly Norvis

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08/09/15

08/09/15

08/10/15

La Habana

Centro Habana, La Habana Manicaragua, Villa Clara

Pavel Herrera Hernández, Ángel Moya Acosta, Mario Alberto, Alberto Hernández Cañizares, José Antonio Morera Laffita, Egberto Escobedo Morales, Miguel Borroto, Claudio Fuentes Madán, Gorki Águila Carrasco, Ronny Gómez Luna, Guillermo García Velázquez, Bárbaro Alexis Smil Ortega, Lázaro Kessell Barruecos, Reinaldo Rodríguez Hernández, Rubén Darío García, Boris González Arena, Ailer María González, Leudis Reyes Cuza, José Antonio Pompa López, Juan Lamas Martínez, Raúl Borges Álvarez, Rebeca Rojas Ullán, Yenisel Bouza, Yunieski Gainza Acosta, Yurineisis Alemán Ferrera, Camilo Ernesto Olivera, Pedro Fontanar, Ariel Castillo Soler, Ángel Santiesteban Prats, Grisel Rivero Boza, Roberto Hernández Barrio, Lisandra Zamadrit Godínez, Jorge Luis (Different organizations) María Nélida López Báez (Federación Latinoamericana de Mujeres Rurales-FLAMUR) José Leyva Díaz (Movimiento Cubano Reflexión)

Magalis Norvis Detained 5 hours by political police as a punishment for solidarizing with the Ladies in White during Sunday mass.

Harassed and threatened because of her involvement with dissidents and her activism.

Juan Goberna Hernández Manolo Sarduy

Detained 3 hours by political police for demanding the freedom for a dissident.

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08/10/15

Camagüey

Vladimir Osorio, Conrado Galindo (Instituto Cubano por la Libertad de Expresión y Prensa)

Detained 5 days by the political police under espionage accusations.

Raúl Luís Risco Pérez

08/11/15

Virgen del Camino, La Habana

Juan Lamas Martínez (Movimiento Opositores por una Nueva República)

Detained 4 hours by political police because of his activism.

Juan Lamas Martínez

08/12/15

Habana Vieja, La Habana

Detained 26 hours by political police for filming an antigovernment protest on the street.

08/13/15

San Antonio de los Baños, Artemisa

Yoandry Echevarría Mejía, Mileidis Torres Concepción (Movimiento Opositores por una Nueva República y Ciudadana) Daniel Alfaro Frías (Frente de Acción Cívica OZT)

08/13/15

Parque Central, La Habana

Carlos Manuel Figueroa Álvarez (Movimiento Opositores por una Nueva República)

08/13/15

Parque Central, La Habana

08/13/15

Habana Vieja, La Habana

Serafín Mora Santiago, Silverio Portal Contreras (Movimiento Opositores por una Nueva República) Roberto Hernández Barrios, Wilberto Parada Milán (Unión Patriótica de Cuba)

Detained 33 hours for being a suspect of anti-government activities on the birthday of General Fidel Castro. Harassed by political police for holding pro-freedom activities on General Fidel Castro’s birthday.

08/13/15

Santa Cruz del Sur, Camagüey

Emilio Rivera Suárez, Guillermo Rodríguez Rodríguez (Partido Independiente Democrático Cubano)

Detained 12 hours by agents for being a suspect of hanging antigovernment posters on public streets.

Detained 13 hours by political police for holding pro-freedom activities on General Fidel Castro’s birthday. Detained 4 hours by political police because of their profreedom activism.

Yoandry Echevarría Mejías, Sandalio Mejías Zulueta Hugo Damián Prieto

Carlos Manuel Figueroa

Serafín Mora Santiago, Silverio Portal Contreras Roberto Hernández Barrios

Fernando Vázquez Guerra

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08/14/15

Habana Vieja, La Habana

Roberto Hernández Barrios, Wilberto Parada Milán (Unión Patriótica de Cuba)

08/14/15

Habana Vieja, La Habana

Yasser Rivero Boni, Vicente Rodríguez Hernández (Activistas Independientes)

08/16/15

Guantánamo

08/16/15

Santiago de Cuba

Bartolo Cantillo Romero, Manuel de Jesús Albera Odelin, Marco Antonio Morán Pelegrin, Gastón Góngora Torres, Santiago Cutiño Aguilera, Henry Couto Guzmán, Roelvis Cuba Sendó, Yohandri Beltrán Gamboa, Redesneldo Sánchez López, Johannes Arce Sarmiento, Alexis Aguilar Silveira (Unión Patriótica de Cuba) Iriades Fernández Aguilera, Ovidio Martin Castellanos, Wilber Fernández Cuza, Bárbaro Rensoler Verdecia, Fernando Vázquez Guerra, Dorico Alexander Sánchez, Onel Nápoles Fernández, Roberto González Feria, Lorenzo Malezú Isaac, David Fernández Cardoso, Evelio Fernández Salazar, Goarth Cruz Zamora, Eduardo Fernández Cardoso, Leonel Rodríguez Díaz, Yoel Fernández Cardoso, Luis Edwin Ramos, Ricardo Guzmán Calzado, Evangelino Rodríguez

Harassed and threatened if they left their home to protest against the opening of the American embassy in Cuba. Suffered an act of repudiation and later were detained 2-5 hours by the political police for being a public threat on the day of John Kerry’s trip around the area. Detained 8 hours by political police for peacefully protesting at a public street in Havana.

Roberto Hernández Barrios

Detained 6-8 hours by political police to prevent them from attending Sunday mass.

Arturo Acosta

Yaquelín Boni

Arturo Acosta

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Salcedo, Pedro Martínez Macaut, Omar Sayut Saquechel, Emislo Moran Sánchez, Carlos Oliva Riberí, Edonis Garcés Rodríguez, Zenaida Ramos Santana, Magalis Riva flecha, Ernesto Oliva Torres, Ricardo Jiménez Sánchez, Miraida Martin Calderín, Lisandra Robert Salazar, Ernesto Riberí Gascón, Yusmila Miranda, Alexis Rodríguez, Chacón, Reinaldo Martínez Sonet, Jesús Sánchez Romero, Alexei Pécora Rabel, Esmeralda Cabrera Puente, Lázaro Romero Hurtado, Alexei Vargas Martín, Diango Vargas Martín, Biango Vargas Martín, Miraida Calá, Héctor Velázquez Gómez, José Núñez Paumier, Alí Rodríguez Ramos, Lisandra Riberas Rodríguez, Doraisa Correoso Pozo, Yordenia Preval Hierrezuelo, Maikol Mediacejas Ramos, Yordanis Chávez Roll, Jesús Duputei Ferrer, David Cisneros Castellanos, Evelio Sánchez Labrada, Fernando González Vaillant, Samuel Leblanc Pavón, Yander Martínez Sánchez, Aníbal Ribeaux Noa, Franklin Álvarez Fernández, Lázaro Chacón, Alexis Martínez Vaillant, Andy Prada Ortega, Yamilet Sánchez

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08/16/15

Palma Soriano, Santiago de Cuba

Rodríguez, José Castillo Ríos, Rafael Molina Rodríguez (Different organizations) Yordanka Montalbán, Yohandri Benítez Guazo, Isolina Reyes Consuegra, Elina Isaac Luna, Onay Vázquez Aranda, Yanet Díaz Santiago, Roberto Ayala Galindo, Yordanis Munóz Guerrero, Anelis Cutiño Galán, Gilberto Hernández la O, Roberto Almaguer González, José Enrique Álvarez Santiago, Equizander Benítez Moya, Luis Manuel Medina, Guerra, Yaniset Reina Reyes, Mercedes Moya Isaac, Rosa María Santana, Yaima Dinza Rodríguez, Ramón Frank Díaz, Mariolvis Delgado Romero, Pedro Campa Almenares, Víctor Campa Almenares, Enmanuel Colón, José Antonio Blanco Ruiz, Rulizán Ramírez Rodríguez, Yoannis Isaguirre Hernández, Ovidio Martínez, Laudelino Martínez Mendoza, Daineris Moya García, Alexei Serrano Ávila, Yusmari García Rusindo, Yulixander Calderín Alvarado, Lázaro Ramos Alcántara (Different organizations)

Detained 6-8 hours by political police to prevent them from attending Sunday mass.

Arturo Acosta

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08/16/15

08/16/15

Julio Antonio Oria Casanova Marrero, Yoanna Mella, Santiago de Quesada Masalobo, Yasmani Cuba Magaña Díaz, Roberto Perdomo Fuentes, Abraham Cabrera Torres, Maidolis Oliva Perdomo, Graciela Domínguez Girón, Rubén Alvarado Reyes, Moraima Díaz Pérez, Mileidis Maceo Quiñones, Manuel Pérez Suárez, Kenia Ramos Suárez, Rubislandis Ávila, Julio César Salazar, Amauri Abelenda Hierrezuelo, Yuselin Ferrera Espinosa, Roilán Álvarez Rensoler, Manuel Pérez Suárez, Rubén Torres Saiz, Alberto Chirino Leyva (Different organizations) Holguín Niurka Cruz Cruz (Dama de Blanco)

08/16/15

La Habana

08/16/15

La Habana

Lázara Bárbara Sendiña Recalde, Mayelín Peña Bullán, Mirtha Ricardo Tornet, Matrha Belkis Rodríguez González, Mayelín Santiesteban López, Kirenia Díaz Argüelles, Oylín Hernández (Damas de Blanco) Manuel Velázquez Licea, Hugo Damián Prieto Blanco, Vladimir Turró Páez, Andrés Avelino Domínguez Beltrán, Henri Rey Rodríguez, Luis Mario Muguelcia Moreira, Luis Enrique López

Detained 6-8 hours to prevent them from attending Sunday mass.

Arturo Acosta

Detained by political police for 4 hours to prevent her from attending Sunday mass.

Arturo Acosta

Detained 5-6 hours to prevent them from attending Sunday mass.

Bertha Soler Fernández

Detained 5-8 hours to prevent them from attending Sunday mass.

Bertha Soler Fernández

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08/16/15

La Habana

Torres, Pavel Herrera Hernández, Ariel González Cuevas, Ricardo Luna Rodríguez, Francisco García Punier, Servilio Villegas Marrero, Lázaro José de la Noval Usin, Reinaldo Rodríguez Hernández, Agustín López Canino, Lázaro Mendoza García, Daniel Alfaro Frías, José Antonio Pompa López, Liván Gómez Castillo, Ángel Figueredo Castellón, Reinier Figueredo Gallardo, Dehiker Ordóñez Guilarte, Osvaldo Mendoza Ferriol, Francisco Lázaro Concepción, Rolando Urgedo, Juan Lamas Martínez, Alexis Lescayo, Juan González Febles, Nelson Pascual Rodríguez, Nelson González Bernia (Different organizations) Bertha Soler Fernández, Zodrelis Turruella Poncio, Haydee Gallardo Salazar, Luisa Toscano Kindelán, Lismeiris Quintana Ávila, Joisi Jaramillo Sánchez, Daisi Artiles del Sol, Yamile Naranjo Figueredo, Zenaida Hidalgo Cedeño, Yamilé Garro Alfonso, Nieves Caridad Matamoros, Milvia Narcisa Aguilera Lanz, Lucinda González Gómez, Julia Herrera Roque, Lázara María Dorrego Guzmán, Ada María López Canino, Dayanne

Detained 5-6 hours by the political police for peacefully protesting and demanding the freedom of all political prisoners and in favor of human rights.

Bertha Soler Fernández

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08/16/15

La Habana

Ortiz Hernández, Yaquelin Boni Hechevarria, Anai Penalba Subit, Gladys Capote Roque, Igdaris Yaima Ponciano, Olga Lidia Torres Iglesias, Cecilia Guerra Alfonso, María de los Ángeles Rojas, Raquel Rodríguez Morejón, Aliuska Gómez García, Ivón Lemus Fonseca, Arelis Blanco Coello, María Josefa Acón Sardiña, Virgen Coello Basulto, Yamile Bargés Hurtado, María Caridad Hernández Gavilán, Yolanda Santana Ayala, Deisi Coello Basulto, Mailén González González, Danaisis Muñóz López, Eugenia Díaz (Damas de Blanco) Jorge Luis García Pérez, Bárbaro Alexei Smith Ortega, Lázaro Fresneda Fernández, Ciro Alexis Casanova Pérez, Mario AlbertoHernández Leyva, José Díaz Silva, Rolando Reyes Rabanal, Ángel Moya Acosta, Yurineisis Alemán Ferrer, Luis Andrés Domínguez Sardiña, Leudis Reyes Cuza, Lázaro Kessell Barruecos, Rubén Darío García Artes, Eugenio Hernández Hernández, Degnis González Rodríguez, Liván Serafín Mora, Claudio Fuentes Madán, Antonio González Rodiles, Juan Carlos

Detained 5-8 hours by political police for solidarizing with the Ladies in White during Sunday mass.

Bertha Soler Fernández

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Velázquez Osoria, Paulo Enrique Camero, Arturo Rojas, Luis Jesús Gutiérrez, Roberto Hernández Barrios, Miguel Borroto Vázquez, Rodny Gómez, Rebeca Rojas (Different organizations) 08/16/15

Puerto Padre, Las Tunas

Alfredo Santana, Yamilé Suárez Mora, Reinaldo Ortiz Mariaumi Anat, David Gonzales Pérez, Fernando Peña (Different organizations)

Detained 6-8 hours by the political police for solidarizing with those arbitrarily detained in Havana.

Arturo Acosta

08/18/15

Camagüey

Misael Cané Velázquez (Frente Nacional Resistencia Cívica OZT)

Fernando Vázquez Guerra

Santa Isabel de las Lajas, Cienfuegos

Jorge Luis Oliver Díaz (Movimiento Cubano Reflexión)

Detained 2 hours by the political police after being hurt by an agent. The police said he was criticizing the government. Physically hurt by the political police for his involvement in dissident activities.

08/19/15

Pinar del Rio

Detained 1 hour by political police. His ID was confiscated.

Raúl Luís Risco Pérez

08/19/15

Lawton, La Habana

Raúl Luís Risco Pérez (Instituto Cubano por la Libertad de Expresión y Prensa) Roberto de Jesús Guerra, Elio Delgado, Magalis Norvis Otero (Hablemos Press, Dama de Blanco)

Detained 1 hour by political police as a punishment for his involvement in dissident activities.

Roberto de Jesús Guerra Pérez

08/18/15

Manolo Sarduy

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08/20/15

08/20/15

Guantánamo

Pinar del Rio

Yaremis Rodríguez Matos, Yorosilaidys Speek Molina, Serlenis Barroso Rodríguez, Margiolis Planas Calderin, Eladis Fabier Durán, Laudelina Caballeros Chacón, Mareisis Columbié López, Celina Osoria Claro, Niober García Founier y Francisco Osoria Claro (Damas de Blanco and friends) Raúl Luís Risco Pérez (Instituto Cubano por la Libertad de Expresión y Prensa)

Detained 6 hours by political police for supporting the Ladies in White.

Arturo Acosta

Taken to the police unit and interrogated for 3 hours about his meeting in Puerto Rico.

Raúl Luís Risco Pérez

Marcelino Abreu Bonora (Frente de Acción Cívica OZT)

Beat by police agents dressed as civilians who told him they had orders to beat him up again if he approached Plaza Ernesto Guevara. Detained 2 hours by political police for peacefully protesting on the street.

Marcelino Abreu Bonora

08/20/15

Santa Clara, Villa Clara

08/20/15

Santa Clara, Villa Clara

08/20/15

Cienfuegos

Jorge Luis Oliver, Eloísa Velóz Becerra, Jean Michel Duarte Vázquez, Lourdes Armenteros (Movimiento Cubano Reflexión)

Held at the police unit for 3 hours because of their anti-government activities.

Manolo Sarduy

08/21/15

La Habana

Alexis Gómez Rodríguez (Confederación de Trabajadores Independientes de Cuba)

Detained 15 hours by the political police for practicing civil disobedience on the streets.

Iván Hernández Carrillo

Toni Colina Márquez (Movimiento Juventud Despierta)

Manolo Sarduy

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08/25/15

Cuatro Caminos, La Habana

Carlos Manuel Figueroa Álvarez (Movimiento de Opositores por una Nueva República)

Detained 15 hours by political police for being a dissident.

08/25/15

La Lisa, La Habana

Luis Enrique Labrador Díaz, Walfrido Rodríguez Piloto (La Fuerza de la Verdad)

Detained 6-20 hours for being suspects of hanging antigovernment posters.

Juan Goberna

08/26/15

Cárdenas, Matanzas

Detained 1 hour by political police for attending Sunday mass.

Iván Hernández Carrillo

08/26/15

La Habana

Detained 28 hours by political police for writing on a bed sheet messages demanding respect for human rights and protesting with it.

Yanisel Boza Garrido

08/26/15

Palma Soriano, Santiago de Cuba

Cira Vega de la Fé, Odalys Hernández , Katiuska Rodríguez Rivero, Leticia Ramos Herrería, Amanda Rosa Herrería Rodríguez, Hortensia Alfonso, Yamira Senda Ruiz (Damas de Blanco) Yurimeisy Alemán Ferrer, Yaneisy Herrera Cabrales, Yunieski Gainza Acosta, Rebeca Rojas Ullán, Yanisel Boza Garrido, Yoelvis Boza Garrido, Ronny Gómez Luna, Ariobel Castillo, Ariobel Castillo (Movimiento Luchadores por la Libertad) María Luisa Rodríguez Portales, Deilenis Rosabal Acosta, Yanisleidys Peralta Álvarez, Eduviges Isaac Rodríguez, Marielis Manzano Carballo, María Lina Perdomo Durán, Yuneisis Amaya Arias, Olga Lidia La O Figueredo, Yanet Figueredo Cruz, Elia Letsi Isaac Reyes, Onelis Calderín Alvarado, Martha Onelvis Mendoza

Detained 5 hours by political police to prevent them from attending Sunday mass.

Denia Fernández Rey Garrido

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Díaz y Denia Fernández Rey (Damas de Blanco) 08/26/15

Holguín

Maylin Ricardo Góngora,Daimaris Morales Piña (Damas de Blanco)

Detained 4 hours by political police to prevent them from attending Sunday mass.

Arturo Acost

08/26/15

Aguada de Pasajeros, Cienfuegos

Detained 5 hours by political police to prevent them from attending Sunday mass.

Bertha Soler Fernández

08/26/15

La Habana

Detained 6 hours by political police to prevent them from attending Sunday mass.

Bertha Soler Fernández

08/26/15

La Habana

Olga Relova Vega, Yaima Ulloa de la Torre, Niurbis de la Rosa Hernández,Yudania Rodríguez (Damas de Blanco) Oylín Hernández, MaríaRosa Molina, Mirtha Ricardo Tornet, Olayda del Castillo Trujillo, Caridad Ramírez Utria, Maylen González González, Mayelín Santiesteban López, Martha Belkis, Sarahí Pérez, Mirenia Henry García (Damas de Blanco) José Díaz Silva, Mario Alberto Hernández, Leudis Reyes Cuza, Andrés Avelino Domínguez Beltrán, Henry Rey Rodríguez, José Antonio Pompa López, Luis Enrique López Torres, Luis Andrés Domínguez Sardiñas, José Laffita Moreira, Ricardo Luna Rodríguez, Francisco García Puniel, Servilio Villegas Marrero, Lázaro José de la Noval, Sandalio Mejías Zulueta Agustín López Canino, Juan Lamas Martínez, Daniel Alfaro Frías,

Detained 6-8 hours by political police to prevent them from attending Sunday mass.

Bertha Soler Fernández

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08/26/15

La Habana

Lázaro Yuri Valle Roca, Reinaldo Rodríguez Hernández, Osvaldo Moralobos, Zaqueo Báez Guerrero, Carlos Manuel Figueroa, Behikis Ordóñez Quilate, Heriberto Pons, Seiler Córdova Estrada, Wilberto Parada Milán, Roberto Hernández Barrios, Nilfre de la Caridad Reyes, Amed Santiago Hernández, Yaquelin Herrera Morales, Yasmani Barroso (Different organizations) Bertha Soler Fernández, Zodrelis Turruella Poncio, María Cristina Labrada, Xiomara de las Mercedes Cruz Miranda, Lismeiris Quintana Ávila, Joisi Jaramillo Sánchez, Daisi Artiles del Sol, Yamile Naranjo Figueredo, Zenaida Hidalgo Cedeño, Yamilé Garro Alfonso, Roxilene Sotolongo Cruz, Dellice González Dorrego, Julia Herrera Roque, Adelma Guerra Ricardo, Lázara María Dorrego Guzmán, Ada María López Canino, Nieves Caridad Matamoros González, Yaquelín Boni Hechevarria, Anai Penalba Subit, Ivón Moralobos Melo, Milvia Narcisa Aguilera Lanz, Lázara Gleisys Acosta, Cecilia Guerra Alfonso, Iris Llerandi Kindelán, Dayane Ortíz

Detained 6-8 hours by political police for holding their Sunday peaceful march demanding freedom for all political prisoners and respect for human rights. Some were physically hurt.

Bertha Soler Fernández

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08/26/15

La Habana

Hernández, Aliuska Gómez García, Ivón Lemus Fonseca, Kirenia Díaz Argüelles, Arelis Blanco Cuello, María Josefa Acón Sardiñas, Haydee Gallardo Salazar, Virgen Cuello Basulto, Lucinda González, Gómez, Mayelín Peña Bullán, María Caridad Hernández, María Milián Perdomo, Gladys Capote Roque, Ivón de las Mercedes Lazo, Alina de la Caridad García, Deisi Cuello Basulto (Damas de Blanco) Hugo Damián Prieto Blanco, Lázaro Mendoza García, Miguel Guerra Hastié, Nelson Pascual Rodríguez, Ángel Luis Díaz Ferao, Pavel Herrera Hernández, Raúl Borges Álvarez, Ángel Moya Acosta, Egberto Escobedo Morales, Luis Mario Muguelcia, Yoandra Seiva Morales, Ariel González Cuevas, Manuel Velázquez Licea, Carlos Tamayo Frías, Rolando Reyes Rabanal, Ángel Figueredo Castellón, Claudio fuentes, Antonio González Rodiles, Osvaldo Mendoza Ferriol, Ailer González Mena, Humberto Viel Marín, Zaqueo Báez Guerrero (Different organizations)

Detained 6-8 hours by political police for solidarizing with the Ladies in White during mass.

Bertha Soler Fernández

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08/27/15

Parque Central, La Habana

Reinier Rodríguez Mendoza (Unión Patriótica de Cuba)

Detained because of his dissident activities.

Arcelio Molina

08/28/15

La Habana

Sarahí Pérez Pedroso, Reinaldo Rodríguez Hernández (Frente de Acción Cívica OZT)

Hugo Damián Prieto

08/28/15

Centro Habana, La Habana

José Antonio Pompa, Leudis Reyes (Frente de Acción Cívica OZT)

Detained 1 hour by political police as a punishment for demanding information about his detained friends. Detained 8 hours by political police because of their dissident activities.

08/28/15

Santa Clara, Villa Clara

Detained 2-8 hours by political police for protesting outside the municipal office of the Department of Health.

Ramón Jiménez Arencibia

08/29/15

Ciego de Ávila

Guillermo Fariñas Hernández, Rolando Ferrer Espinosa, Jorge Artíles Montier, Omar Núñez Espinosa, Dayamí Villavicencio Hernández, José Lino Asencio (Foro Antitotalitario Unido) Roberto Valdivia Hernández (Partido 30 de Noviembre Frank País)

Detained 18 hours by the political police.

Roberto Valdivia

08/30/15

Aguada de Pasajeros Cienfuegos

Emilio García Moreira (Movimiento Ciudadanos Reflexión y Reconciliación)

Detained 2 hours by political police because of his dissident activities.

Iván Hernández Carrillo

08/30/15

Habana Vieja, La Habana

Lázaro Yuri Valle Roca, Yasel Rivero Boni (Periodistas Independientes)

Detained by political police for 5 hours for taking pictures of a fallen wall.

Lázaro Yuri Valle Roca

Hugo Damián Prieto

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Violations of Human Rights in Cuba September, 2015 The following report compiles information of Cubans arbitrarily arrested and/or detained, harassed, attacked, and faced acts of repudiation* by the Cuban government in the month of September, 2015. This information is based on the monthly report published by the Comisión Cubana de Derechos Humanos y Reconciliación Nacional (Cuban NGO specializing in Human Rights as well as other sources in the island).

At least 882 arrests for political reasons in July.

*Acts of Repudiation are physical and/or verbal aggression mobs organized by State Security (Cuba’s political police).

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Date

Incident Location

Victims

Plaza José Martí, La Habana

María Nélida López Báez (Federación Latinoamericanas de Mujeres Rurales)

09/01/15 Pinar del Rio 09/01/15

Guantánamo

Incident Type

Alberto Rodríguez Seruto, Leudis Esmero Lago, Dina Caridad León Valladares, Leodán Suárez Quiñones, Michael Valladares Calá (Partido Republicano Cubano) Yudier Blanco Pacheco (Impacto Juvenil Repúblicano)

09/02/15 Las Tunas

09/02/15

09/02/15

09/02/15

Yohandri Gutiérrez Vargas (Impacto Juvenil Martiano)

Camajuaní, Villa Clara

Orlando Triana Gonzales, Damaris Hidalgo García (Movimiento Cubano Reflexión)

Santa Clara , Villa Clara

Yoandi Valdés Herrera, Yoanki Ruiz García, Luis Navarro Blanco, Yuset García Álvarez (Movimiento Juventud DespiertaMovimiento Cubano Reflexión)

Source of Information

Detained 4 hours because of her dissident activities.

Juan Goberna

Forced outside the Cathedral by the Bishop for demanding freedom of all political prisoners and respect for human rights. They were later detained for 2 hours.

Maikel Norton Cordero

Detained 4 hours by political police because of his dissident activities.

Arturo Acosta

Arturo Acosta Detained 2 hours by political police because of his dissident activities. Manolo Sarduy Detained 3-24 hours by political police for hanging posters with pro-freedom messages on the streets. Detained 5 hours by political police for solidarizing with dissidents detained in Camajuani.

Manolo Sarduy

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09/02/15

Santa Clara , Villa Clara

Yuriet Pedroso González, Lester Castillo Rodríguez, Orestes Machado Calderón, Yoe HernándezJiménez, Luis Dionisio Rodríguez León, Marcelino Abreu Bonora, Mildrey Agüero Torres, Leidys Contreras Ruiz, Yandy Martín Peraza (Coalición Central Opositora) Felipe Carrera Hernández (Confederación de Trabajadores Independientes de Cuba)

09/02/15

Centro Habana, La Habana

09/02/15

Los Palacios, Pinar del Rio

Maikel Norton Cordero (Independent journalist)

09/03/15

Santa Clara, Villa Clara

Orestes Machado Calderón, Mildrey Agüero Torres, Leidys Contreras Ruiz, Yoel Hernández Jiménez, Andrea Jiménez Pérez, Mavis González Tápanes, Yuriet Pedroso González, Yuneiby Pedroso González, Rodolfo Esnilda Pérez Benítez, Landileisys González Conlledo, Cintia Cuellar Chávez, Fredesmán Díaz Curbelo, Giraldo Villavicencio Jura Jura, Luis César Chirino Yánez, Maira Conyedo García, Bárbara Núñez Vázquez, Dalia Pedraza Díaz, Iraida Julia Pérez González, Lester Castillo Rodríguez Marcelino Abreu Bonora, Luis

Forced out of church by the priest because they were demanding freedom of all political prisoners and respect for human rights. They were detained for 6 hours.

Yandy Martín Peraza

Warned by police that he could not attend the Pope’s mass. He was detained 1 hour.

Iván Hernández Carrillo

Detained 2 hours by political police to prevent him from attending mass at the Catedral San Carlos in Pinar del Rio. Detained by special forces 11-13 hours for protesting inside a church and demaning respect for human rights and freedom for all political prisoners.

Maikel Norton Cordero

Yandy Martín Peraza

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Dionisio Rodríguez León, Yandy Martín Peraza (Coalición Central Opositora) 09/03/15

Camagüey

09/03/15

Guantánamo

09/04/15

Fomento, Sancti Espíritus

Nélida Lima Conde (Confederación de Trabajadores Independientes de Cuba)

09/06/15

Aguada de Pasajeros, Cienfuegos

09/06/15

Holguín

Joel Ramírez Peña, Bárbaro de la Nuez Ramírez, Emilio García Moreira, Ramón González Pentón, Yaniel Méndez Díaz, Dany Miranda Gil, YasnielGalán Núñez (Movimiento Ciudadano Reflexión y Reconciliación) Martha Pupo Nieves, MarexyLausau Tamayo, Yilenis Aguilera Santos, Mayra González Pupo (Damas de Blanco) Lázara Bárbara Sendiña Recalde, Mirtha RicardoTornet, Julia Herrera Roque, Mayelín Santiesteban López, Anai Penalba Subit, Mayelín Peña Bullán, Lisett Naranjo Girón, Eralidis Frómeta

09/06/15

La Habana

Misael Cané Velázquez, Javier Joss Varona, Yosvany Sepúlveda (Frente Nacional de Resistencia Cívica OZT) Niorvis Rivera Guerra, Roelvis Cuba Sendó (Unión Patriótica de Cuba)

Detained 4 hours by political police because of their involvement in dissident activities.

Fernando Vázquez Guerra

Detained 6 hours by political police for being a suspect of hanging anti-government posters on the streets. Detained 4 hours by political police for selling homemade goods even though she has a license.

Arturo Acosta

Iván Hernández Carrillo

Detained 3 hours for solidarizing with a detained Lady in White.

Iván Hernández Carrillo

Detained 4 hours by political police to prevent them from attending Sunday mass.

Arturo Acosta

Detained 6-8 hours to prevent them from attending Sunday mass.

Berta Soler Fernández

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09/06/15

La Habana

Polanco,Adelma Ricardo Guerra, Maylen González González, Ada María López Canino, María Cristina Labrada Varona (Damas de Blanco) Nelson Pascual Rodríguez, Hugo Damián Prieto Blanco, Vladimir Turro Páez, Andrés Avelino Domínguez, Beltrán, Zaqueo Báez Guerrero, Degnis Miguel González Rodríguez , Luis Enrique López Torres, Pavel Herrera Hernández, Lázaro Yuri Valle Roca, Ricardo Luna Rodríguez, Leudis Reyes Cuza, Francisco García Puniel, Lázaro José de la Noval Usin, Reinaldo Rodríguez Hernández, LuisJesús Gutiérrez, Lázaro Mendoza García, Henry Rey Rodríguez, Ariel GonzalesCuevas, Juan Carlos González Febles, Rubén Darío García Artes, Servilio Villegas Marrero, Luis Domínguez Sardiña, Reinier Wilson Castellano, Juan Lamas Martínez, Liván Gómez Castillo, Miguel Borroto Vázquez, Rolando Reyes Rabanal, Nelson Gonzales Bernia, Ángel Figueredo Castellón , Ángel Egberto Escobedo Morales, Eider Columbié Castellano, Yoel Hernández Fábrega, José Antonio Pompa López (Different organizations)

Detained 6-10 hours by political police to prevent them from attending Sunday mass.

Berta Soler Fernández

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09/06/15

La Habana

Berta Soler Fernández, Zodrelis Turruella Poncio, Martha Belkis Rodríguez, Luisa Toscano Kindelán, Lismeiris Quintana Ávila, Joisi Jaramillo Sánchez, Daisi Artiles del Sol, Eralidis Frómeta Polanco, Haydee Gallardo Salazar, Yamilé Garro Alfonso, Nieves de la Caridad Matamoros González, Yusleidy Girón Ortiz, Yamilé Bargés Hurtado, Yolanda Santana Ayala, Tamara Rodríguez Quesada, Gladys Capote Roque, Gisela Sánchez Baños, Yaquelín Boni Hechavarría, Lázara Gleisys Acosta Toscano, Oylín Hernández Rodríguez, Margarita Barbena Calderin, Cecilia Guerra Alfonso, Ivón Moralobos Melo, Aliuska Gómez García, Arelis Blanco Coello, María Josefa Acón Sardiña, Virgen Coello Basulto, María Caridad Hernández Gavilán, Deisi Coello Basulto, DanaisysMuñóz López, Olaida del Castillo Trujillo, Ivón de las Mercedes Lazo Abreu, Ivón Lemus Fonseca, Milvia Narcisa Aguilera Lanz, Eugenia Díaz Hernández, IgdarisYamina Pérez Ponciano, María Rosa Rodríguez (Damas de Blanco)

Berta Soler Fernández Detained 5-7 hours by political police for peacefully marching in favor of human rights and demanding freedom for all political prisoners.

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09/06/15

09/07/15

09/08/15

La Habana

Carretera PalmaBarajagua, Santiago de Cuba

Santiago de Cuba

Manuel Collado Rosado, Bárbaro Alexei Smith Ortega, Denis Dionisio López González, Emir González Janero, Rebeca Rojas Ullán, Osvaldo Mendoza Ferriol, Ángel Moya Acosta, Daniel Alfaro Frías, Alexis Hernández Cañizares, Antonio González Rodiles, Lázaro García Matamoros, Raúl Borges Álvarez, Yenisel Bouza Garrido, YunieskiGainza Acosta, Yurineisis Alemán Ferrer, Carlos Almeida López, Lázaro Yuri Valle Roca, Boris González Cineasta, Lia Villares (Different organizations) Belkis Cantillo Ramírez, Martha Beatriz Ferrer Cantillo, Mairolis Oribes Perdomo, Moraima Díaz Pérez, Keila Ramos Suarez (Ciudadanas por la Democracia) Goarth Cruz Zamora, Doraisa Correoso Pozo, Damaris Rodríguez Ramos, Lisandra Riveras Rodríguez, Jesús Duputei Ferrer, Yaima Neira Salas MaikolMediacejas Ramos, FernandoGonzález Vaillant, Héctor Hierrezuelo Márquez, Yordanis Chávez Roll, Félix Delgado Ribeaux, José Antonio Estrada Pérez, Samuel Leblanc Pavón, EduardoFernández Cardoso, Evelio

Berta Soler Fernández Detained 5-7 hours by political police for solidarizing with the Ladies in White.

Detained 13 hours by political police to prevent them from going to the Santuario del Cobre.

Maximiliano Sánchez Pereda

Arturo Acosta Detained 8-14 hours by political police to prevent them from attending Sunday mass.

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Fernández Salazar, Yoel Fernández Cardoso, Arlen Isaguirre Peña, Yohandri Betancourt Castellanos, IraidaCalá de la Frida, Daimaris Cisneros Castellanos, IdonisDarces Rodríguez, Davis FernándezCardoso, Eugenio Sánchez Anglada, Wilber Fernández Cuza, Andy Praga Ortega, Rafael Molina Rodríguez, Mailín Isaac Sánchez, Lorenzo Malezú Isaac, Yriades Hernández Aguilera, Héctor Velázquez Gómez, Andro Díaz Rodríguez, Onel Nápole Fernández, Erlin Sánchez Isaac, Alejandro Martínez Hernández, Luis Guanche Hernández, Yusmila Cedeño Martínez, Roberto González Feria, Pedro Martínez Machado, Denis de la Rosa Beltrán, Ernesto Oliva Torres, Aliannis Pérez Ribera, MagalisRivaflecha Revilla, Iván Negrón Portales, Nelvis Rodríguez Ferrer, José Antonio Cantillo Ríos, Ricardo Torres Hernández, Ricardo Jiménez Sánchez, Orlando Moreno Marzán, Luis Alberto Cabrera Cuza, Carlos Torres Romero, Alexis Martínez Vaillant, Omar SayutSaquechel, Ernesto Riberí Gascón, Aníbal Ribeaux Figueredo, Alfonso

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Chaviano Peláez, Bárbaro RensolerVerdecia, Armando Vivo Calderín, Francis Álvarez Fernández, Yander Martínez Sánchez, Lisandra Robert Salazar, Alexei Vargas Martín, Diango Vargas Martín, Biango Vargas Martín, Alexei Rodríguez Chacón, Jesús Sánchez Romero, Soraya Dunett Hernández, Nailet Martín Benet, Miraida Martín Calderín, Nerisleidys Vargas Pérez, Lázaro Romero Hurtado, Ovidio Martín Castellanos, Zenaida Castellanos, Zenaida Ranz Santana, Pedro Campa Almenares, Víctor Campa Almenares, YamilaiDinza Rodríguez, Yenisei Jiménez Reina, AdaelMuñóz Guerrero, YordanisMuñóz Guerrero, Ángel Tabares Colón, Yosvani García Rusindo, Rulixan García Ramírez, Laudelino Ramírez Mendoza, Osmay Vázquez Aranda, Yander Díaz Santiago, Yordan Claven Montalbán, Ángel Lino Isaac Luna, Moya García, Yunaisis Martín Céspedes, Erick Soca Betancourt, NiurkaCarmona Carmona, Alberto Carmona Carmona, Georgina Guerrero Santos, Thomas MuñózMadriga, Yaseleidis Escobar, Evelyn Muñóz

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09/09/15

09/09/15

09/09/15

Nuevitas, Camagüey

Velazco, Holguín

Bayamo, Granma

Jiménez, Jennifer Muñóz Jiménez, LisandraVerdecia, Maidolis Oliva Perdomo, Roberto Perdomo Fuentes, Roilán Álvarez Rensoler, Mileidis Gómez Pérez, Graciela Domínguez Girón, Yasmani Magaña Díaz, Yoanna Quesada Masarreau , Rubén Torres Saiz, Julio César Salazar, José AbelendaHierrezuelo, Miraida Díaz Pérez, Oria Casanova Moreno, Martha Beatriz Ferrer Cantillo, Rubislandi González, Vanesa Domínguez, Ermita Oviaux Sánchez, Belkis Cantillo Ramírez, Keila Ramos Suárez (Different organizations) Javier Joss Varona (Alianza Democrática Oriental)

Arnaldo Pino Leyva (Unión Patriótica de Cuba)

Rosa Escalona Gómez (Dama de Blanco)

Detained 2 days by political police for being a suspect of potentially traveling out of the country illegally.

Fernando Vázquez Guerra

Juan del Pilar Goberna Questioned for 6 hours at the police unit and threatened because of his involvement in dissident activities. Rosa Escalona Gómez Detained and by political police.

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09/10/15

Guantánamo

09/10/15

Placetas, Villa Clara

09/10/15

Aguada de Pasajeros, Cienfuegos

09/12/15

La Lisa, La Habana

09/12/15

Pinar del Rio

09/13/15

Holguín

09/13/15

Bayamo

Henry Couto Guzmán, Roelvis Detained 62 hours by political Cuba Sendó, Marco Antonio Morán police for being suspects of Peregrin, Niorvis Riveras Guerra hanging anti-government posters. (Unión Patriótica de Cuba) Ciro Alexis Casanova Pérez Detained, and interrogated for 9 (Frente Nacional de Resistencia days by political police and Cívica) warned about the consequences if he continues with the resistance. Bárbaro de la Nuez Ramírez Detained 4 hours by political (Movimiento Ciudadano Reflexión police and warned he should stop y Reconciliación) filming activities organized by the Ladies in White. Lázara Bárbara SendiñaRecalde Harassed by political police to (Dama de Blanco) prevent him from exiting his home. Raúl Luís Risco Pérez Detained 2 hours by political (Journalist) police at the Airport’s International Terminal when he arrived from Ecuador. He was warned to not organize any dissident activities. Edilces Céspedes Estrada, Mailín Detained 4 hours by political Ricardo Góngora, Arelis Palacio police to prevent them from Alcina, Yoel Ordoñez Gorotiza y attending Sunday mass. Ramón Zamora Rodríguez (Damas de Blanco and friends) Ivania Rodríguez, Xiomara Montes Detained 6 hours by political de Oca Media, Maidelín Molina police to prevent them from Sánchez, Agueda Molina Venegas attending Sunday mass. Yudisbel Roselló Mojena (Damas de Blanco)

Arturo Acosta

Iván Hernández Carrillo

Iván Hernández Carrillo

Hugo Damián Prieto Blanco Raúl Luís Risco Pérez

Arturo Acosta

Arturo Acosta

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09/13/15

09/13/15

La Habana

La Habana

Lázara Bárbara Sendiña Recalde, Roxilene Sotolongo Cruz ,María Rosa Rodríguez Molina ,Oylín Hernández Rodríguez, Mayelín Peña Bullan, Milvia Narcisa Aguilera Lanz, Eralidis Frómeta Polanco, Ada María López Canino, María Caridad Hernández Gavilán, Mayelín Santiesteban López, Mirtha Ricardo Tornet (Damas de Blanco) Emil González Janero, Hugo Damián Prieto Blanco, Vladimir Turró Páez, Andrés Avelino Domínguez Beltrán, Zaqueo Báez Guerrero, Jorge Fernández Mora, Luis Enrique López Torres, Pavel Herrera Hernández, Lázaro Yuri Valle Roca, Ricardo Luna Rodríguez, Leudis Reyes Cusa, Francisco García Puniel, Lázaro José de la Noval Usin, Reinaldo Rodríguez Hernández, Lázaro Mendoza García, Henry Rey Rodríguez, Denis Dionisio López González, Yanisel Bouza Garrido, YunieskiGainza Acosta, Yoeldis Bouza Garrido, Luisa Domínguez Sardiña, Reinier Wilson Castellano, Rodny Gómez Luna, José Díaz Silva, Reinaldo González, Rolando

Berta Soler Fernández Detained 6 hours by political police to prevent them from attending Sunday mass.

Berta Soler Fernández Detained 6-8 hours by political police to prevent them from attending Sunday mass.

61 Institute for Cuban & Cuban-American Studies, University of Miami

09/13/15

La Habana

Reyes Rabanal, Walfrido Rodríguez Piloto, Mario Alberto Hernández Leyva, Ángel Egberto Escobedo Morales, Lázaro Kessell Barruecos, Luis Enrique Labrador Díaz, Miguel Borroto Vázquez, Daniel Alfaro Frías, Degnis Miguel Hernández Rodríguez, Nelson González Bernia, Humberto Viel Mario, Armando Peraza (Different organizations) Berta Soler Fernández, Zodrelis Turruella Poncio, María Cristina Labrada Varona, Julia Herrera Roque, Lismeiris Quintana Ávila, Joisi Jaramillo Sánchez, Daisi Artiles del Sol, Lourdes Esquivel Vieito, Adelma Guerra Ricardo, Yamilé Garro Alonso, Nieves Caridad Matamoros González, Anay Penalba Subí, Yamilé Borges Hurtado, Zenaida Hidalgo Cedeño, Dayanne Ortiz Hernández, Gladys Capote Roque, Gisela Sánchez Baños, Yaquelin Boni Hechevarría, Lázara Gleisys Acosta Toscano, Yusleidys Valero Concepción, Margarita Barbena Calderín, Cecilia Guerra Alfonso, Ivón Moralobos Melo, Aliuska Gómez García, Adisnidia Dallet Urgüelles, María Josefa Acón Sardiña,

Berta Soler Fernández Detained 6 hours by political police for peacefully marching and demanding freedom for all political prisoners and respect for human rights.

62 Institute for Cuban & Cuban-American Studies, University of Miami

09/13/15

09/13/15

09/14/15

La Habana

Aguada de Pasajeros, Cienfuegos Santa Clara

Virgen Coello Basulto, Lucinda González Gómez, Deisi Coello Basulto, Danaisys Muñóz López, Laudelina Alcalde García, Xiomara de las Mercedes Cruz, Ivón Lemus Fonseca, Eugenia Díaz Hernández (Damas de Blanco) Servilio Villegas Marreo, Bárbaro Alexei Smith Ortega, Yasmani Bestard Rivera, Yasser Rivero Boni, rebeca Rojas Ullán, Osvaldo Mendoza Ferriol, Ángel Moya Acosta, Serafín Moran Santiago, Alexis Hernández Cañizales, Antonio González Rodiles, Ailer González Mena, Raúl Borges Álvarez, Rafaela Pérez Pérez,David Piloto Barceló, Wilberto Parada Milán, José Daniel Ferrer García, Rolando Reyes (Different organizations) Niurbis de la Rosa Hernández (Dama de Blanco) Jorge Luis García Pérez (Frente de Resistencia Cívica OZT)

Berta Soler Fernández Detained 7 hours by political police for solidarizing with the Ladies in White.

Detained 4 hours by political police to prevent them from attending Sunday mass. Detained 4 hours by political police and held in State Security premises.

Iván Hernández Carrillo Jorge Luis García Pérez

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09/14/15

Placetas, Villa Clara

09/14/15

Santa Clara, Villa Clara

09/15/15

09/15/15

09/16/15

09/16/15

09/17/15

Iris Tamara Pérez, Xiomara Martin Jiménez, Yaite Dianenelly Cruz Sosa, Iván Fernández Depestre, Ciro Alexis Casanova Pérez (Different organizations) Damaris Moya Portielles (Coalición Central Opositora)

Detained 7-8 hours by political police to prevent them from receiving a dissident arriving to the airport.

Detained and beat at the provincial unit of the State Security Department and accused of being a terrorist for speaking to dissidents living in the U.S. Holguín Celina Osorio Claro, Rosa Escalona Detained 2 hours by political (Damas de Blanco) police to keep them from traveling to the Santuario del Cobre where the Pope is scheduled to have a mass. Centro Habana, La Andrés Díaz Rodríguez Questioned for 4 hours by the Habana (Buró de Prensa Independiente) political police. Santa Isabel de las Lajas, Cienfuegos Holguín

Colón, Matanzas

Félix Juan Cabrera Cabrera, Jean Michel Vázquez Duarte (Different organizations) Yaremis Rodríguez Matos, Yorosilaidis Spett Maulín, Laudelina Caballero Chacón, Cerlenis Barroso Jardines (Damas de Blanco)

Tania Echevarría Menéndez, Maira García Álvarez (Damas de Blanco)

Detained 2-4 hours by political police because of their involvement in dissident activities.

Jorge Luis García Pérez

Damaris Moya Portielles

Arturo Acosta

Juan del Pilar Goberna Hernández Librado Linares García Rosa Escalona Gómez

Harassed by political police. The police broke into the home and deported three women back to Guantanamo to prevent them from attending mass at the Santuario del Cobre. Detained 2 hours by political police and warned that they could attend the Pope’s mass.

Iván Hernández Carrillo

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09/17/15

Unión de Reyes , Matanzas

09/17/15

Cárdenas, Matanzas

09/17/15

09/17/15

09/18/15

09/18/15

Julia Silva Gonzales Fundara (Dama de Blanco)

Leticia Ramos Herrería y Randel Montes de Oca Quesada (Damas de Blanco and a dissident) Parque Central, La José Díaz Silva, Mario Alberto Habana Hernández Leiva (Movimiento Opositores por una Nueva República) Neptuno y Carlos Manuel Figueroa Álvarez, Consulado, Centro Serafín Morán Santiago Habana (Movimiento Opositores por una Nueva República) Camagüey Javier Joss Varona (Frente de Resistencia Cívica OZT)

Santa Clara

Digna Rodríguez Ibáñez, José Lino Asencio López, Carlos Fernández Albolae, Isabel Fernández Yánez, Jorge Luis Artiles Montiel, Lino Gilbert Arencibia, Rolando Ferrer Espinosa,Dayamí Villavicencio Hernández, María Josefa García Oramas, Yilian García Oramas, Raúl López Pérez, Mileidys Reyes Fernández, Maria Luisa Arancoc Presibal, Marbelis González Reyes, Natividad Blanco Carretero, Ramón Jiménez

Detained 2 hours by political police to warned them that they could not travel to Havana to attend the Pope’s visit.

Iván Hernández Carrillo

Detained 62 hours by political police to prevent them from attending the Pope’s mass. Detained 6 hours by political police to prevent them from holding a meeting about human rights. Detained 10 hours by political police for being suspects of participating in dissident activities.

Iván Hernández Carrillo

Detianed 4 hours by political police for being a suspect of hanging anti-government posters on the street. Harassed and watched to prevent them from traveling to Havana and attend the Pope’s mass.

Fernando Vázquez Guerra

José Díaz Silva

Carlos Manuel Figueroa

Rolando Ferrer Espinosa

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Arencibia, Miguel Fariñas Key, Dania Díaz Oldanibia, Irenaldo Soza Báez, Niurbis la Rosa Hernández, Emilio Guerra Moreira, Bárbaro de la Nuez Ramírez, Juan Alberto de la Nuez Ramírez, Yolaxys Carmona Rodríguez, Omar Núñez Espinosa y Darianne la Ronda Martínez (Frente Antitotalitario Unido) Eugenio Hernández, Ramón, Alejandro Muñoz, Rolando Reyes (Different organizations)

Detained 60 hours by political police to keep them from attending the Pope’s mass.

Eugenio Hernández Hernández

09/18/15

Marianao, La Habana

09/18/15

Casa Blanca, Habana del Este

Reinaldo Rodríguez Hernández (Frente de Acción Cívica OZT)

Threatened and physically hurt by a police agent.

Hugo Damián Prieto Blanco

09/18/15

La Habana

Martha Belkis Rodríguez, Maylen González González (Damas de Blanco)

Detained 4 hours by political police to prevent them from attending the Pope’s mass.

Berta Soler Fernández

09/18/15

Santiago de Cuba

Vismaika Amelo Jardines, Santa Fernández Díaz, Diuneyda Verdecia Matos, Reyna Rodríguez Cañada, María Luisa Rodríguez Portales, Yasmina Oliva, Marina Paz Lasbaseno (Damas de Blanco)

09/18/15

Palma Soriano, Santiago de Cuba

Denia Fernández Rey, María Luisa Rodríguez Portales, Yuneisis AmayaFrías, Olga Lidia La O Figueredo, Onelis Calderin (Damas de Blanco)

Detained 3 hours by political police to prevent them from attending the Pope’s mass.

Detained 3 hours by political police to prevent them from attending the Pope’s mass.

Berta Soler Fernández

Berta Soler Fernández

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09/18/15

Jovellanos, Matanzas

Annia Zamora Carmenate, Sissy Abascal Zamora (Damas de Blanco)

09/18/15

Pinar del Rio

Rigoberto González Vigoa, José Ernesto Morales Estrada, Yandsi Hémelo Lago, Lázaro Luís Ruíz Echevarría, Olga Torres Iglesia, Irina Caridad León Valladares, Leodán Suárez Quiñones, Michel Valladares Cala, Yelkis Puig Rodríguez, Yusleidy Romero Becerra, Margarita Rodríguez Báez, Raquel Rodríguez Morejón, Yaimuel Rodríguez Arroyo, Diamelis Rodríguez Morejón, Raúl Luís Risco, Amparo Milagros Morejón Díaz (Different organizations) Leonardo Cancio Santana Ponce, Marisel Escalona Rondón, Lázaro Jiménez García, Xiomara Moncada Almaguer, Ramón Enamorado Santos, Tania de la Torre (Movimiento Libertad y Democracia) Vismaika Amelo Jardines, Santa Fernández Díaz, Diuneyda Verdecia Matos, Reyna Rodríguez Cañada, María Luisa Rodríguez Portales, Yasmina Oliva Gilbert, Marina Paz Lasbaseno (Damas de Blanco)

09/18/15

Manzanillo, Granma

09/18/15

Santiago de Cuba

Detained 2 hours by political police to prevent them from attending the Pope’s mass in Havana. Harassed by political police for 5 days to prevent them from traveling to Havana and attending the Pope’s mass.

Iván Hernández Carrillo

Raúl Luís Risco Pérez

Harassed by political police for 4 days to prevent them from traveling to Havana and attending the Pope’s mass.

Leonardo Cancio Santana Ponce

Detained 4 hours by political police to prevent them from attending the Pope’s mass.

Berta Soler Fernández

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09/18/15

09/18/15

09/19/15

09/19/15

09/19/15

09/19/15

Palma Soriano, Santiago de Cuba

Sancti Spíritus

Denia Fernández Rey, María Luisa Rodríguez Portales, Yuneisis Amaya Frías, Olga Lidia La O Figueredo, Onelis Calderin (Damas de Blanco) Orestes Yumar Julien Gómez (Frente Antitotalitario Unido)

Pinar del Río

Rigoberto González Vigoa, José Ernesto Morales Estrada, Yandi Hermelo Lago, Lázaro Luís Ruíz (Consejería Jurídica de Pinar del Río y Defensoría del Pueblo) Palmarito de Cauto, Rubén Torres Saiz , Caridad Saiz Santiago de Cuba Salazar, Yaimí Torres Saiz, Yuliet Torres Saiz, Rosaida Keila (Unión Patriótica de Cuba and friends) Colón, Matanzas Tania Echevarría Menéndez, MaritzaAcosta Perdomo, Maira García Álvarez,Yenisleidy Millo González, Carlos, CarlosOlivera Martínez, Lázaro Díaz Sánchez, Francisco Rangel Manzano (Damas de Blanco, Partido Pedro Luis Boitel) Juan Alberto de la Nuez Ramírez, Aguada de Bárbaro de la Nuez Ramirez,Emilio Pasajera, Moreira, Niurbis la Rosa Hernández, Cienfuegos Yailexis Carmona Rodríguez (Movimiento Ciudadano Reflexión y Reconciliación)

Detained 4 hours by political police to prevent them from attending the Pope’s mass.

Berta Soler Fernández

Detained 2 hours by political police to prevent him from attending the Pope’s mass.

Adriano Castañeda

Detained 4 hours by political police for denouncing the living conditions of a mother with 3 sons at the provincial office of the Party. The home was vandalized with feces and pebbles were thrown at windows because the person is considered a dissident.

Raúl Luís Risco Pérez

Detained 3-5 hours by political police to be warned not to attend the Pope’s mass.

Iván Hernández Carrillo

Detained 1-3 hours by political police to be warned not to attend the Pope’s mass.

Rolando Ferrer Espinosa

Maximiliano Sánchez Pereda

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09/19/15

Las Tunas

Irenaldo Sosa Báez (Frente Anti totalitario Unido)

Detained 2 hours by political police and warned not to attend the Pope’s mass in Havana.

Rolando Ferrer Espinosa

09/19/15

Playa ,La Habana

Mirian Leyva, Bertha Soler, Ángel Moya, Marta Beatriz Roque (Different organizations)

Detained 3 hours by political police and warned not to attend mass.

Iván Hernández Carrillo

09/19/15

Santa Clara, Villa Clara

Detained 2 hours by political police and warned not to attend the Pope’s mass.

Rolando Ferrer Espinosa

09/19/15

San Miguel del Padrón ,La Habana

Digna Rodríguez Ibáñez, José Lino Asencio López, Carlos Fernández Arbolaez, Isabel Fernández Yánez, Jorge Luis Artiles Montiel, Lino Gilbert Arencibia, Rolando Ferrer Espinosa, Dayamí Villavicencio Hernández, María Josefa García Oramas, Yilian García Oramas, Raúl López Pérez, Mileidys Reyes Fernández, Maria Luisa Arancoc Presibal, Marbelis González Reyes, Natividad Blanco Carretero, Ramón Jiménez Arencibia, Miguel Fariñas Key, Dania Díaz Oldanibia, Irenaldo Soza Báez, Niurbis la Rosa Hernández, Emilio Guerra Moreira, Bárbaro de la Nuez Ramírez, Juan Alberto de la Nuez Ramírez, Yolaxys Carmona Rodríguez, Omar Núñez Espinosa (Frente Antitotalitario Unido) Juan Lamas Martínez (Movimiento de Opositores por una Nueva República)

Detained 18 hours by political police to prevent him from attending the Pope’s mass.

Juan Lamas Martínez

69 Institute for Cuban & Cuban-American Studies, University of Miami

09/19/15

Guanabacoa, La Habana

Harold Lázaro Barboza Ibarra (Partido Solidaridad Liberal Cubana)

Warned by police agents that he could not attend the Pope’s mass.

Harold Lázaro Barboza Ibarra

09/19/15

La Habana

Detained 5 hours by political police to prevent them from attending the Pope’s mass.

Berta Soler Fernández

09/19/15

Santi Spíritus

Gladys Capote Roque, Nieves Caridad Matamoros González, Anai Penalba Subit (Damas de Blanco) Adriano Castañeda Meneses (Frente Antitotalitario Unido)

Adriano Castañeda

09/20/15

La Habana

Detained 2 hours by political police to prevent him from attending the Pope’s mass in Havana Detained 5-8 hours by the political police to keep them from attending the Pope’s mass.

09/20/15

La Habana

Harassed to prevent them from attending the Pope’s mass in Havana.

Leonor Reinó Borges

Marlen Alonso Parada, Maité Alfonso Veitía, Zulema Lay Sangrioni, Moraima Batista Rodríguez,Dayamí Lay Sangroni (Movimiento Damas de Blanco Laura Pollán – Su Legado) Lidia Esther Romeu Rojas, Niurkis Rivero Despein, Nancy Ramona Zamora Paz, Rosario Morales La Rosa, Leonor Reinó Borges, Yoanna de la Caridad Martínez, Yareny Cutiño García, Raquel Castillo Urquiza, Cristina Xiomara Despaign, Tania Porro Cutiño, Mercedes González Guerrero, Julia EstradaAramburu, Danay Canal Aramburu, Yilsai Reyes Sánchez, Saira Castro, Moraima Parada, Melkis Faure (Movimiento Damas de Blanco Laura Pollán – Su Legado)

Leonor Reinó Borges

70 Institute for Cuban & Cuban-American Studies, University of Miami

09/20/15

La Habana

09/20/15

Bayamo

09/20/15

Holguín

09/20/15

Caimanera, Guantánamo

09/20/15

La Habana

Raúl Borges Álvarez, Héctor Julio Cedeño Negrín (Movimiento Cristiano Democrático y Periodista Independiente) Yudisbel Roselló Mojena, Ivania Rodríguez Rodríguez, Xiomara Montesde Oca Mediaceja, Agueda Molina Maidelis Medina Sánchez (Damas de Blanco) Yilennis Aguilera Santos, Rosa Escalona Gómez, Edilses Céspedes, DarilisPupo Blanco (Damas de Blanco) Laudelina Caballero Chacón, ElaineFabier Durán (Damas de Blanco)

Detained 2-4 hours by political police to prevent them from attending the Pope’s mass.

Raúl Borges Álvarez

Detained 4 hours by political police to prevent them from attending the Pope’s mass.

Arturo Acosta

Detained 4 hours by political police to prevent them from attending the Pope’s mass.

Arturo Acosta

Detained 2 hours by political police to prevent them from attending the Pope’s mass.

Arturo Acosta

Berta Soler Fernández, María Cristina Labrada Varona, Lázara Bárbara Sendiña Recalde, Yaquelín Boni Hechevarría, Yamilé Garro Alfonso, Lourdes Esquivel Vieyto, Lucinda González Gómez, Eugenia Díaz Hernández, Danaisys Muñóz López, Lismeiris Quintana Ávila, Julia Herrera Roque, Aliuska Gómez García, Zodrelis Turruella Poncio, Adisnidia Dallet Urgelles, María Hortensia Milián, Ivón Lemus Fonseca, Virgen Coello Basulto, Lázara María Dorrego Guzmán, Arelis Coello

Detained 8-10 hours by political police to keep them from attending the Pope’s mass.

Berta Soler Fernández

71 Institute for Cuban & Cuban-American Studies, University of Miami

09/20/15

La Habana

Basulto, Daisy Coello Basulto, IvónMoralobos Melo, Roxilene Sotolongo Cruz, Dunia Medina Moreno, Daisy Artiles del Sol, Yolanda Santana Ayala, Yamilet Bargés Hurtado ,Milvia Aguilera Lanz, Ada María López Canino, Soraya Milanés Guerra, Mayelín Santiesteban López, Mirtha Ricardo Tornet, Oylín Hernández Rodríguez, María Rosa Rodríguez Molina, Mayelín Peña Bullían, Haydee Gallardo Salazar, Xiomara de las Mercedes Cruz Miranda ,Ivón de las Mercedes Lazo Abreu,Luisa Ramona Toscano Kindelan, Adela Guerra Ricardo, Dayane Ortiz Hernández, Joisi Jaramillo Sánchez, María Caridad Hernández Gavilán, Lázara Gleisys Acosta, María Josefa Acón Sardiña (Damas de Blanco) Ángel Moya Acosta, José Díaz Silva, Servilio Villegas Marrero, Mario A Hernández Leyva, Lázaro Kessell Barrueto, Pablo Morales Marchan, Jorge Núñez Herrera, Serafín Moran Santiago, Pavel Herrera Hernández, Carlos Manuel Figueroa Álvarez, Juan Lamas Martínez, Rolando Díaz Silva, Manuel Velázquez

Detained 8-10 hours by political police to keep them from attending the Pope’s mass.

Berta Soler Fernández

72 Institute for Cuban & Cuban-American Studies, University of Miami

Licea, Luis M Muguelcia Moreira, Beiker Ordóñez Guillarte, Ricardo Luna Rodríguez, Liván Gómez Castillo, LuisEnrique López Torres, José Antonio Pompa López, Leudis Reyes Cuza, HugoDamián Prieto Blanco, Lázaro Mendoza García, Lázaro José de la Noval Usin, Francisco García Puniel, Andrés Avelino Domínguez Beltrán, Luis Andrés Domínguez Sardiña, Francisco García Puniel, Henri Rey Rodríguez, Vladimir Turro Páez, Daniel Alfaro Frías, Eugenio Hernández Hernández, Yoel Hernández Fábrega, Agustín López Canino, Iván Hernández Carrillo, George Muñiz Hernández, Ramón Muñoz, Vicente Coll Campanioni, André Damián Gómez Soria, Yosvani Díaz Torres, Rebeca Roja Ullan, Yenisel Bouza García, YunieskiGainza Acosta, Yurineisis Alemán Ferrer, Ángel Figueredo Castellano , Miguel Borroto Vázquez, Ismael Boris Reñí, Zaqueo Báez Guerrero, Marlene Ricardo Aguilar, Yoerdis Bouza Garrido, Romnis Gómez Luna, Yaneisi Herrera Cabrales, Lionit Carbonell Méndez, Martha Beatriz Roque Cabellos, Miriam Leiva , Ernesto

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09/21/15

Imías, Guantánamo

09/21/15

Holguín

09/21/15

Santa Clara, Villa Clara

Tamayo, Armando Peraza, Alejandro UrangaJosé Manuel Rodríguez Navarro (Different organizations) Jorge Luis Feria Jardines, Francisco Luis Manzanet Ortíz, Randy Caballero Suárez, José Manuel Rodríguez Navarro Mailín Ricardo Góngora, Yilennis Aguilera Santos, Niurka Cruz Cruz, Arelis Palacio Alcina, Maira González Pupo, Rosa Escalona Gómez, Dailin Peña Tieles, Ada Iris Miranda Leiva, Ana Iris Miranda Leiva, Emilces Céspedes Estrada, Darilis Pupo Blanco, Ramón Zamora Rodríguez (Damas de Blanco and friends) María Arango Persibal, Nilo Gilbert (Foro Antitotalitario Unido)

09/21/15

Centro Habana, La Habana

Leudis Reyes Cuza (Frente Acción Cívica OZT)

09/21/15

Guantánamo

Arturo Feliciano Acosta Guillén (Comisión Cubana de Derechos Humanos y Reconciliación Nacional)

Detained 1 hours by the political police to prevent them from attending the Pope’s mass at Santuario del Cobre. Detained 8 hours to prevent them from attending the Pope’s mass.

José Manuel Rodríguez Navarro

Detained 5 hours by political police for solidarizing with 12 dissidents in hunger strike.

Damaris Moya Portielles

Detained 72 hours by political police and physically hurt. The police charged him of disobedience and resistance. Detained 3 hours by political police to prevent him from traveling to Havana.

Damaris Moya Portielles

Arturo Acosta

Juan Goberna

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09/21/15

Manicaragua, Villa Clara

José Leiva Díaz (Movimiento Cubano Reflexión)

Detained 62 hours to prevent him from participating in any activities during the Pope’s visit.

Magalis Broche

09/22/15

Mella, Santiago de Cuba

Detained 6-24 hours to prevent them from attending the Pope’s mass at the Santuario del Cobre.

José Daniel Ferrer García

09/22/15

Palma Soriano, Santiago de Cuba

Moraima Díaz Pérez ,Martha Beatriz Ferrer Cantillo, Yohana Quesada Masabiao, Graciela Domínguez Girón,Oria Josefa Casanova Morena, Mileidis Maceo Quiñones, Yasmani Magaña Díaz, Luis Isaac Morales ,Manuel Pérez Suarez , Abrahán Cabrera Torres, Enrique López (Unión Patriótica de Cuba) Osmay Vázquez Aranda, Alexis Serrano Aguilar, Yanet Díaz Santiago, Equizander Benítez Moya, Luis EnriqueÁlvarez Lujo, Mercedes Moya Isaac, Tomas Núñez Madariago ,Pedro Campo Almendares, Daineris Moya García, Gilberto Hernández la O, Yeroslandi Calderín Alvarado, Paula Aracelis Girón Castro, Roberto Almaguer González Rulizán Ramírez Rodríguez, Héctor Abel García Ríos, YosvaniIsaguirre Hernández, YunaisiCarracedo Milanés, Nardo Antonio Ramos Alcántara, Yunaisi Martínez Céspedes, Yordanka Bell Montalbán, Roberto Ayala Galindo, Isolina Reyes Consuegra, Yosvani

Detained 6-24 hours to prevent them from attending the Pope’s mass at the Santuario del Cobre.

José Daniel Ferrer García

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09/22/15

San Luis, Santiago de Cuba

09/22/15

Santiago de Cuba

García Rusindo, Julio Arnaldo Garrido, Ramón Chang Figas, Rosa María Santana (Unión Patriótica de Cuba) Roberto Gonzales Feria, Ricardo Guzmán Calzado, Evangelio Rodríguez Salcedo, Luís Estiú Suarez, Yanni Núñez Naranjo,Geordis Gutiérrez Laudino, Fernández Leblanc, Denis de la Rosa Ortega, Pedro Martínez (Unión Patriótica de Cuba) Lisandra Rivera Rodríguez, Yordanis Chávez Roll, Damaris Rodríguez Ramos, Aníbal Ribeaux Figueroa, YanderMartínez Sánchez, Maikel Mediaceja Ramos ,Samuel Leblanc Pavón ,Rafael Molina Rodríguez, Alexander Tamayo Castellanos Roberto Formigo Ortiz, ErmitoMoran Sánchez, Wilder Cervantes Cuza, Eugenio Sánchez Anglada, Héctor Ramón Fores Sánchez, Andro Díaz Ross,Maylin Isaac Sánchez, Lorenzo Malezú Isaac, Lino Rodríguez Mendoza, Miraida Martin Calderin, Alexis Vargas Martín, Bianco Vargas Martín, Diango Vargas Martín, Soraya Dunet Hernández, Alexis Martínez Vaillant, Ernesto Oliva

Detained 7-24 hours to prevent them from attending the Pope’s mass at the Santuario del Cobre.

José Daniel Ferrer García

Detained 7-24 hours to prevent them from attending the Pope’s mass at the Santuario del Cobre.

José Daniel Ferrer García

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Torres ,Carlos Oliva Torres, Bárbaro Tresol Verdecia, Onel Nápoles Fernández, Héctor Manuel Hierrezuelo Márquez, Doraisa Correoso Pozo,Yorquenia Preval Hierrezuelo, Edgar Antonio Estrada Pérez, Fernando González Vaillant, Lisandra Robert Salazar, Alexis Pécora Rabell, Ernesto Roberto Riveri Gascón, Nailé Martín Benet, Jessica Liudmila Miranda, Yamilé Sánchez Rodríguez, Franklin Álvarez Fernández, Jesús Manuel Duputey Ferrer, Héctor Velázquez Gómez, Leonel Rodríguez Díaz, David Fernández Cardoso, Andy Prada Ortega, Jesús Sánchez Romero, Yoel Fernández Cardoso, Eduardo Fernández Cardoso, Evelio Fernández Salazar, Gohart Cruz Zamora, Damir Rodríguez Cisneros, Yoandris Betancourt Castellanos ,Ricardo Jiménez Sánchez, Ricardo Torres Hernández, Iván Desquierón Portales, José Castillo Ríos, Ivette Nápoles Echevarría, Lázaro Romero Hurtado, Yosmany Mayeta Labrad (Unión Patriótica de Cuba)

77 Institute for Cuban & Cuban-American Studies, University of Miami

09/22/15

Santiago de Cuba

Reina Rodríguez Cañada, Santa Fernández Díaz, Vismaika Amelo Jardines, Yasmina Oliva Gilbert, Yuleila Verdecia Matos, Dailenis Rosabal Acosta (Damas de Blanco)

Detained 5 hours by political police to prevent them from attending the Pope’s mass.

Berta Soler Fernández

09/22/15

Palma Soriano, Santiago de Cuba

Detained 5 hours by political police to prevent them from attending the Pope’s mass.

Berta Soler Fernández

09/22/15

Cabaiguán, Sancti Spiritus

Denia Fernández Rey, Olga Lidia la O Figueredo, Onelis Calderín Alvarado, Yuneisy Amaya Arias, YenisLeydis Peraza Álvarez, Gladys Peraza Álvarez (Damas de Blanco) Bárbara Viera Rodríguez (Independent journalist)

Unknown attackers destroyed her house’s roof because of her involvement in dissident activities.

Guillermo Fariñas Hernández

09/22/15

Habana Vieja, La Habana

Lázaro Rolando Kessell Barruecos (Movimiento Opositores por una Nueva República)

Harassed by political police for having a poster with antogovernment text.

Serafín Morán Santiago

09/22/15

Santa Clara

Luís Enrique Santos Caballero (Movimiento Cubano Reflexión)

Detained 24 hours by political police because of his dissident activities.

Joel Bravo

09/22/15

Holguín

Iván Fernández Depreste (Movimiento Cubano Reflexión)

Detained 3 hours by political police because of dissident activities.

Magalis Broche

09/23/15

Sancti Spiritus

Bárbara Viera Rodríguez (Independent journalist)

Detained 5 hours by political police on her way to report that her home was vandalized. She was interrogated and later abandoned miles from her home.

Bárbara Viera Rodríguez

78 Institute for Cuban & Cuban-American Studies, University of Miami

09/24/15

Jagüey Grande, Matanzas

Edelvys Granda Pérez (Proyecto Millo Ochoa)

Detained 3 hours by political police to prevent him from holding anti-government protests.

Iván Hernández Carrillo

09/24/15

Guantánamo

Henry Couto Guzmán (Unión Patriótica de Cuba)

Detained 2 hours by political police because of his dissident activities.

Arturo Acosta

09/25/15

Guantánamo

Henry Couto Guzmán (Unión Patriótica de Cuba)

Detained 48 hours by political police because of his involvement in dissident activities.

Arturo Acosta

09/25/15

Santa Clara, Villa Clara

Caibarien, Villa Clara

Detained 1 hour by political police and later abandoned outside the city limits. They were threatened with being thrown off a bridge. Detained 3 hours by political police for participating in a peaceful protest.

Iván Hernández Carrillo

09/25/15

Luis Cueto Echevarría, Juan Alberto de la Nuez Ramírez (Movimiento Ciudadanos Reflexión y Reconciliación) Yamaiky Mayla Veijel (Movimiento Cubano Reflexión)

09/26/15

Playa, La Habana

Bárbaro Alexis Smith Ortega (Movimiento Opositores por una Nueva República)

Detained 24 hours by political police because of his dissident activities.

José Díaz Silva

09/26/15

Jagüey Grande, Matanzas

Edelvis Granda Pérez (Proyecto Millo Ochoa)

Detained 18 hours by political police as a punishment for meeting with dissidents.

Iván Hernández Carrillo

09/27/15

Bayamo

Xiomara Montes de Oca Mediacejas, Agueda Molina Vargas, Maidelis Medina Sánchez (Damas de Blanco)

Detained 4 hours by political police to prevent them from attending Sunday mass.

Arturo Acosta

Magalis Broche

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09/27/15

Holguín

Edilces Céspedes Estrada, Arelis Palacio Alcina, Niurka Cruz Cruz (Damas de Blanco)

Detained 4 hours by political police to prevent them from attending Sunday mass.

Arturo Acosta

09/27/15

La Habana

Detained 5-6 hours by political police to prevent them from attending Sunday mass.

Berta Soler Fernández

09/27/15

La Habana

Lázara Bárbara Sendiña Recalde, Arelis Blanco Coello, María Rosa Rodríguez Molina, Oylín Hernández Rodríguez, Mayelín Santiesteban López, Deysi Coello Basulto, Ada María López Canino, Virgen Coello Basulto. (Damas de Blanco) Liván Gómez Castillo, Lázaro Mendoza García, Ricardo Luna Rodríguez, Andrés Avelino Domínguez Beltrán, Lázaro José de la Noval Usin, Francisco García Puniel, Denis Dionisio López González, Emir González Janero, Luis Enrique López Torres, Hugo Damián Prieto Blanco, Vladimir Turró Páez, Reinaldo Rodríguez Hernández, Yoel Hernández Fábregas, Reinier Wilson Castellanos, Yasmani Bestard Rivera, Mario Alberto Hernández Leyva, José Díaz Silva, José Antonio Moreira Laffita, Servilio Villegas Marrero, Pavel Herrera Hernández, Manuel Collado Rosado, Sandalio Mejías Zulueta, Carlos López, Manuel Velázquez Licea, Bárbaro Smith

Detained 5 hours by political police to prevent them from attending Sunday mass.

Berta Soler Fernández

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09/27/15

La Habana

Ortega, Juan Lamas Martínez, Lázaro Fresneda Fernández, Agustín López Canino, Lázaro Yuri Valle Roca, Armando Peraza Hernández, Miguel Borroto, Raúl Borges Álvarez, Ariel González cuevas y Daniel Alfaro (Different organizations) Berta Soler Fernández, María Cristina Labrada Varona, Julia Herrera Roque, María Hortensia Milián Pedroso, Joisi Jaramillo Sánchez, Daisi Artiles del Sol, Lourdes Esquivel Vieyto, Adelma Guerra Ricardo, Yamile Garro Alfonso, Nieves Caridad Matamoros González, Anay Penalba Subit, Zenaida Hidalgo Cedeño, Dayane Ortíz Hernández, Gladys Capote Roque, Yaquelín Boni Hechavarría,Margarita Barbena Calderín, Cecilia Guerra Alfonso, Ivón Moralobos Melo, Aliuska Gómez García, Adisnidia Dallet Argüelles, Lucinda González Gómez, Danaisis MuñozLópez, Ivón Lemus Fonseca, Eralidis Frómeta Polanco, Haydee Gallardo Salazar, Luisa Ramona Toscano Kindelán, Yolanda Santana Ayala, Maylen González González, Ivón de las Mercedes Lazo Abreu, Yamilé

Detained 5-6 hours by political police as a punishment for peacefully marching and demanding respect for human rights and freedom for all political prisoners.

Berta Soler Fernández

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Naranjo Figueredo, María Caridad Hernández, Roxilene Sotolongo (Damas de Blanco) 09/27/15

La Habana

09/27/15

Santa Clara

09/27/15

Jagüey Grande, Matanzas

Ángel Moya Acosta, Egberto Detained 5 hours by political Escobedo Morales, jase Luis Suarez police for solidarizing with the Varona, Eugenio Hernández Ladies in White. Hernández, Luis Domínguez Sardiña, Yasser Reinoso Ramos, Luis Monterrey Morejón, José Daniel Ferrer, García, Wilberto Parada Milán,Manuel David Ortíz Arzuaga, Ángel Figueredo Castellón, Rolando Reyes Rabanal, Ailer González Mena, Antonio González Rodiles, Dairon Moisés Torres Paz, Yeusandro Ochoa Leiva, Vicente Poll Campanioni, Ángel Luis Díaz Ferau, Rafaela Pérez Pérez, Juan González Febles (Different organizations) Yandy Martín Peraza, Yoel Detained and hit by political police Hernández Jiménez, Damaris Moya agents because they were holding Portieles, Marcelino Abreu Bonora anti-government activities on the Orestes Machado Calderón anniversary of the Committee for (Coalición Central Opositora) the Defense of the Revolution. Loida Bárbara Hernández Alda Detained 5 hours by political (Damas de Blanco) police to prevent her from attending mass.

Berta Soler Fernández

Damaris Moya Portieles

Iván Hernández Carrillo

82 Institute for Cuban & Cuban-American Studies, University of Miami

09/27/15

Holguín

José Urbino Zaldívar,Roberto González Hernández (Movimiento Cubano Reflexión)

Detained for hours by the political police for solidarizing with the Ladies in White.

09/28/15

Marianao, La Habana

Detained by the political police for protesting outside of the military unit about the violation of human rights against pro-freedom activists.

09/28/15

Santa Clara

Ricardo Luna Rodríguez, Liván Gómez Castillo, Francisco García Punier, Yasmani Bestard Rivera, Lázaro Mendoza García, Daniel Alfaro Frías, Luís Andrés Domínguez Sardiña, Andrés Abelino Domínguez Beltrán, Henry Rey Rodríguez, José Antonio Pompa López, Reinaldo Rodríguez Hernández , Luis Enrique Torres, Lázaro José de la Noval Usín, Vladimir Turró Páez, Reiniel Wilson Castellanos, Dennis Dionisio López, Emir González Janero, Hugo Damián Prieto Blanco, Lázara Bárbara Serdiña Recarde, Aliuska Gómez García, Lismeiri Quintana Ávila, Lucinda González Gómez y María de la Caridad Hernández Gavilán (Frente Acción Cívica OZT) Yandy Martin Peraza (Coalición Central Opositora)

Detained 3 hours by political police. He was threatened with deportation if he does not tell his wife to stop her dissident activities.

Magalis Broche

Yandy Martin Peraza

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09/28/15

Batabanó, Mayabeque

09/28/15

Camagüey

09/2/15

Camagüey

09/30/15

Santa Clara, Villa Clara

Bárbaro Alexis Smith Ortega, Manuel Velázquez Licea (Opositores por una Nueva República) Dorico Alexander Sánchez Aguilar, Ediyersi Santana Jouz (Unión Patriótica de Cuba) Misael Canéc Velázquez, Javier JossVarona, Ediyersi Santana Jouz, Basilio Rubio Palacios (Different organizations) Yuset García Álvarez, Alain Carvajal Figueredo (Movimiento Cubano Reflexión)

Detained 18 hours by political police to prevent them from organizing an event.

José Díaz Silva

Detained 3 hours by political police for being suspects of hanging posters demanding the freedom of a detained dissident. Detained 6 hours by political police for protesting at an Internet center that dissidents are not allowed. Detained by the political police for a being a suspect of distributing pamphlets in Santa Clara.

Fernando Vázquez Guerra

Fernando Vázquez Guerra

Joel Bravo

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