Over 70 Ladies in White Arrested Yesterday

Monday, March 31, 2014
Yesterday, 71 members of The Ladies in White, a peaceful pro-democracy group composed of the wives, mothers, sisters and other relatives of Cuban political prisoners, were brutally arrested by the Castro regime as they tried to attend Sunday Mass.

As dissident leaders have denounced, these women are being targeted by the regime's security services solely for walking in a group to Sunday Mass, dressed in white.

Every week, scores of women are being arrested, beaten, dragged on the streets, fired from their jobs and mistreated by the Castro dictatorship.

It is state-sponsored gender violence.

Here are some pictures of their "crime" yesterday: