The District Attorney of Palma Soriano Dictates Preventive Imprisonment to a Member of the CID

Luz Marina Parada- Mother of the prisoner Lázaro Alonso Parada

The activist Lázaro Alonso Parada from the Independent and Democratic Cuban Party (CID) in Palma Soriano, was transferred to the Dos Rios Unit to the Prison of Aguadores in Santiago De Cuba, after being sentenced to a Preventive Imprisonment as a measure of caution, April 16, as confirmed by his mother Luz Marina Parada Licea.

“My son Lázaro, remains detained in hunger strike since the 8th. Later, after having been hit by the police officers Elgis Vázquez González and Danilo Kindelán Corrales, he was charged with Assault, Resistance and Contempt by Maikel, in the preliminary phase of his case 58-2010, in which they propose a sanction of 3 to 8 years of deprivation of liberty. At this time they want to twist things. They went to detain Lazaro for a March that we held in response to the call of Reina Tamayo under the motto ‘Zapata Vive’ and the demands of Guillermo Fariñas Hernández. My son only screamed “Batista sympathizers, these are Fidel’s police officers,’ and ‘Down with Fidel and Raúl.’

“They forbade our visiting him on Wednesday the 21, for continuing on a hunger strike, his condition is noticeably deteriorated due to his weight loss; but he screamed to me and to his brother Agustin that he remained firm and he still supports Reina and Coco Fariñas. I am satisfied of the support that the town of Palma Soriano has shown me, I cannot say that anybody failed to inquire about him and show their support,” the mother of the victim said in conclusion.

Translated by: Mari Mesa Contreras

Published in: on April 22, 2010 at 5:58 pm  Leave a Comment  

Author of the Blog Notorious Injustice on a Hunger Strike and Without Medical Attention

Yamil Dominguez Ramos, delegate of the Independent and Democratic Cuban Party (CID) in the prison Combinado Del Este, remains in a hunger strike since April 14, without receiving medical care.

Dominguez Ramos declared himself abstaining from solids, demanding respect for his rights, condemning the discrimination he suffers for being an American citizen. As it was declared in a telephone conversation by Henry Serguera on the 21st, none of the officials has bothered to try to persuade Yamil of the dangers that a hunger strike represents, nor have they bothered to check his vital signs. He said that Yamil has fainted several times and has lost a lot of body weight.

Henry Serguera shares a cell with Yamil in the Building 1, second floor, North Wind of the Prison Combinado del Este. Yamil Dominguez Ramos is the author of the Blog “Injusticia Notoria,” (Notorious Injustice), an allusion to the miscarriage of justice committed with his unjust incarceration.

Translated by Mari Mesa Contreras

Published in: on April 22, 2010 at 1:05 am  Leave a Comment