Final Tally: 240 Dissidents Arrested in Cuba During Human Rights Day

Saturday, December 13, 2014
Last Wednesday, December 10th was Human Rights Day.

In Cuba, it was commemorated with widespread arrests against peaceful opposition activists.

According to the Cuban Observatory for Human Rights, at least 240 known political arrests took place throughout the island that day.

See images taken of some of these arrests here.

They were broken down geographically as follows:

Havana: 101
Las Tunas: 16
Santiago de Cuba: 63
Pinar del Rio: 1
Holguín: 26
Granma: 3
Villa Clara: 7
Camagüey: 23