Cuban Dissident Headquarters Raided, a Dozen Arrested

Sunday, June 29, 2014
Last night, Castro's secret police raided the headquarters of the Cuban Patriotic Union (UNPACU) -- the island's largest opposition group -- and arrested a dozen of its activists, including its leader, former prisoner of conscience Jose Daniel Ferrer.

Nearly 40 regime officials, including the heavily-armed special forces known as "black berets" (below), were used to violently raid UNPACU's headquarters in Santiago de Cuba.

Those violently arrested were:

Anyer Antonio Blanco Rodríguez
Melki Fabre Hechavarria
José Daniel Ferrer García
Martha Beatriz Ferrer Cantillo
Belkys Cantillo Ramírez
Iriades Hernández Aguilera
David González Pérez
Vladimir Alarcón Mora
Maylin Isaac Sánchez
Lorenzo Malesu Isaac
Enma Isaac Sánchez
Enmanuel Robert Claramut