Famed Cuban Artist Arrested, Faces Summary Trial

Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Famed Cuban artist, Danilo Maldonado, known as "El Sexto," was imprisoned three days ago and has been held in isolation, without any communication.

He is being accused of "verbal assault" and is facing a summary trial tomorrow (Thursday) morning.

El Sexto is known for his art, paintings and graffiti, with political overtones.

He has been arrested on multiple occasions and has had his art confiscated.