Saturday, April 11, 2009

Abuse of prison reporter brought to light by fellow inmate

From CUBANET via The Miami Herald:

Independent journalist said placed in solitary confinement


CAMAGUEY, Cuba, April 9 (Roberto de Jesús Guerra, – Imprisoned independent journalist Jorge Alberto Liriano Linares was placed in solitary confinement at the Cerámica Roja prison and beaten by guards, according to a telephone call made Wednesday by common prisoner Lázaro Molina. Molina said the guards had seized writings made by Liriano Linares of injustices occurring in the prison. Molina made the remarks to Centro de Información Hablemos Press (CIPRESS), one of the independent new agencies in Cuba. Liriano Linares has continued to smuggle his news reports out of the prison.

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