This morning, Cuban democracy leader, Dr. Oscar Elias Biscet, and seven other members of his Emilia Project movement, were brutally beaten and arrested for leading a march in solidarity with Venezuelan protesters.
During the peaceful march, they carried images of Venezuelan opposition leaders, Leopoldo Lopez and Henrique Capriles Radonski.
Dr. Biscet is a former Amnesty International prisoner of conscience and a Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient.
Others arrested include Agustín Figueroa Galindo, Guillermo Rodríguez Cárdenas, Gregorio Díaz Torres, Emilio Rodríguez Otero, Ramón Mora Hernández , Alejandro Torres Samón and Midalis Pelier.
at 5:23 PM Tuesday, February 25, 2014
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