Tuesday, May 07, 2013

News at Eleven: Arrested on 28 February to begin serving

a five-year jail sentence, [Cuban poet Angel] Santiesteban-Prats was placed in an isolation cell, without water or light, when he went on hunger strike following his transfer to Prison 1850.

Currently allowed to use the phone for only a few minutes a day, he reported on 22 April that prison guards had held him down and forced him to drink a filthy liquid that made him ill.

from Reporters Without Borders: Call for release of blogger held for past two months


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