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Another Sunday of Repression Against the Ladies in White

Another Sunday of Repression Against the Ladies in White / 14ymedio
Posted on August 25, 2015

14ymedio, Havana, 23 August 2015 — This Sunday has resulted in dozens of
arrests among activists and Ladies in White. The arrests occurred after
the traditional march that the movement takes along Fifth
Avenue in Havana. This time, the operation was very intense and
many of those who tried to approach Santa Rita parish in Miramar were

The regime opponent Martha reported that after 11 in the
moring only 14 people had been able to reach the place, along them
activists from different groups and independent journalists. For his
part, the Angel Moya confirmed the arrest of at least 10
opponents who had intended to accompany the Ladies in White in their
Sunday walk.

After the Mass and the meeting at the Gandhi Park, several activists
were repressed by groups organized by the State Security. As is usual in
these acts of , the police put dissidents in several buses that
took them to a detention center in Tarara or the place known as Vivac in
the south of the capital city.

Source: Another Sunday of Repression Against the Ladies in White /
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