Human Rights Defender Antonio González Rodiles Released in Cuba

November 28, 2012

Sometimes there is good news from Cuba: Front Line Defenders confirmed yesterday that on 26 November 2012, the Cuban HRD, Antonio González Rodiles, was released after 19 days in Acosta police station in Havana. He had to pay a fine of 800 Cuban pesos. News of his release was first published around 9pm on 26 November on Twitter by the prominent Cuban blogger and dissident Ms Yoani Sánchez. The website of Estado de SATS, an independent project headed by Antonio Rodiles, reports that the defender is “grateful for the solidarity and support he has received and will immediately resume his work leading Estado de SATS”….. In addition to being released today, these charges against him have been cleared.The independent project Estado de SATS, led by Antonio Rodiles, aims to create a space for participation and debate in Cuba through panel discussions, forums and other events that are filmed and broadcast on the Internet.

via Cuba: Update- Human Rights Defender Mr Antonio González Rodiles Released | Front Line.

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