Cuban dissident in critical condition
Human Rights / It is necessary to prevent another crime!
Nestor Rodriguez Lobaina The opposition leader Cuban Youth Movement for Democracy, was 18 days hunger strike in a hospital, demanding their immediate release family reported.
By Roberto de Jesús Guerra Pérez
Havana, March 4 / CihPress / Nestor, 46 years old stars in a hunger strike since 15 February. He was arrested December 9, 2010 at his home by police, and agents State Security, which "acted with violence." Remained held at the Guantánamo provincial prison since his arrest. But Wednesday was transferred to the Teaching Hospital Agostino Neto worse health status.
The decision was planted after being accused of "four he did not commit crimes, "said Alfredo Rodriguez Lobaina, his brother .
Gálvez Daneisis Ferreira, his wife, said he asked him "but the military authorities refused."
"Four days ago no urine and He lost 22 pounds in weight body, "the Thursday night by phone from Guantánamo, Rolando Rodriguez, his brother, Secretary General Eastern Democratic Alliance.
"I could see it and refuses to eat. Is demanding justice before the accusations against him and I think not return to prison. "
The dissident physician Darsis Ferrer Ramírez, said that "not urinate for four days has shown that acute renal failure, or That is, you already have kidney complications. Compromising his life "
Among the charges attributed presents "Attack, Disorder Public Injury material d year of ownership of the Ministry of Interior, "said Alfredo, and claims that when he was arrested could not committing these crimes. "He was handcuffed inside the house after pepper rosearan it in front of their daughters, and put in a patrol car by force. This is really work Security of opposition activism. "
Daneisis, with his daughter's arms (five months old), and Alfredo in the capital are now distributing copies of a letter various diplomatic missions, communicating the situation remains Nestor.
The letter, entitled letter pleads, explains "the reasons that taken to jail his political leanings were initiated from 1991. "
Daneisis revealed that in this period has been detained, "the director from prison Yoelvis Cajigal Captain Castillo supply cut off water for 8 days (Nestor) while in cell isolation. "
Different sectors of civil society blame the Castro regime opponent of the death of Orlando Zapata Tamayo, who died on 23 February 2010, after a strike of 85 days in the "who withdrew water for 18 to make them quit. "
"Apparently the authorities want to do with Nestor, as they did with Zapata."
Alfredo said "in more civilian activities have identified important Nestor found the draft University Autonomy and the Cuban Youth Consultation Forum National Economy on Democracy and pursuing an open debate on the problem on the island. "
Amnesty International has already issued a statement asking the Castro regime to release Nestor, who was arrested in home, without presenting any indictment.
A copy of the letter was delivered to the secretary of Cardinal Jaime Ortega to convey to the Vatican. Other diplomats delivered Embassies of Argentina, Brazil, Spain, Czech Republic Section Interests of the United States in Cuba.
The arrest of Nestor took place on the eve of the anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Throughout the period of their struggle has been in several prisons occasions. Amnesty International has three times recognized as a prisoner of conscience.
Alfredo explains, "Nestor in his career has suffered numerous beatings at the hands of soldiers targeted by the political police. "
The final closing of the letter reads "Could you (Ambassadors) on behalf of the family, which handles this case the American president to intercede with the Cuban government to that the situation is resolved Néstor Rodríguez Lobaina with correctness of the facts that should only be at liberty outcome immediately. "
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