ONE REPORTED DEAD IN ANTI-GOVERNMENT PROTESTS IN CUBA.
Written by miebaka ikiriko on July 15, 2021
Anti-government activists in Cuba say more than one hundred people have been arrested or are missing on the Island following widespread protests on Sunday.
Cuba’s Ministry of Interior said one person died during clashes with police on Monday.
The Movimiento San Isidro which advocates for greater artistic expression in Cuba, published a list of activists that its said were believed to have been detained by authorities.
According to Spain’s foreign Minister, Jose Manuel Albares, among the detainees is a journalist, Camila Acosta, and called for her release.
The Interior Ministry said the man who died and other protesters had attacked officials.
Reports say, on Sunday, journalists witnessed multiple people being forcibly arrested and thrown in the back of vans at protests in Havana, while videos of the protest showed demonstrators turning over a police car and throwing rocks at officers.
The Cuban government has not said how many people were arrested or injured in the disturbances.