Bartolo Cantillo and Henry Couto, members of the Cuban opposition organization Unión Patriótica de Cuba (UNPACU), were also detained, while Zaqueo Báez “has not been seen for several hours.”
Madrid (European News Agency)-The non-governmental organization Prisoners Defenders said that the leader of the opposition group Ladies in White, Berta Soler, and her husband Angel · Ángel Moya was arrested in Havana this Thursday. Respect for humanity is the organization’s motto. Cuban rights.
Similarly, members of the Cuban opposition organization Unión Patriótica de Cuba (UNPACU), Bartolo Cantillo and Henry Couto, were detained, while Zaqueo Báez “has not shown up for several hours”.
According to Twitter reports from NGO’s, all were arrested for filing a complaint for “violating prison law.” Specifically, this document requires activist José Daniel Ferrer, who has also been detained for two months, to provide proof of life.
Soller was arrested numerous times. Last July, she was arrested three times, which led to the European Parliament President David Sassoli’s request for her “immediate release”.
Ladies in White Movement is known for their white Sunday outfits in Havana’s main streets. It was created by the wives, daughters, and mothers of 75 dissidents sentenced to 6 to 28 year sentences in prison in 2003.
Soler replaced Laura Pollán, the late original leader of the organization in 2011. Soler explained that the organization relies heavily on donations from US anti Castro exiles in order to make ends meet. For participating in the Sunday parade, each woman is paid $30. This is higher than the monthly average salary in Cuba.