Ellery Roberts Biddle · October, 2012

Latest posts by Ellery Roberts Biddle from October, 2012

Cuba: Blogger Yoani Sanchez Arrested, Released After 30 Hours in Custody

  5 October 2012

Award-winning Cuban blogger and human rights activist Yoani Sánchez was arrested last night in the eastern province of Bayamo, where she had traveled to attend and report on the trial of Angel Carromero, a Spanish national accused of vehicular manslaughter after a car crash that killed renowned democracy advocate Oswaldo Payá and activist Harold Cepero. Carromero traveled to Cuba in July to meet with human rights activists on the island.

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