Placetas, Villa Clara, Cuba- August 15th, 2018- Cuban Democratic Directorate- The Cuban Democratic Directorate denounces that, this morning, the Cuban regime arbitrarily arrested Jorge Luis Garcia Perez “Antunez,” national secretary of the National Front of Civic Resistance Orlando Zapata Tamayo (Frente OZT), when he was at the Immigration Department in Placetas.
According to the complaint submitted by his wife, Magaly Rivaflecha, to the Cuban Democratic Directorate, Antunez, alongside his wife and daughter, had being summoned to appear before the Immigration Department of the city of Placetas. The immigration officials were going to inform him about the travel restrictions imposed upon his family in the last few months. Upon their arrival, Antunez was immediately arrested and taken to the Police Unit (UPO) in the city of Santa Clara.
“I want to call for the solidarity of the international community and let them know that my husband is being unfairly tried for demanding respect for the rights of the Cuban people, for the freedom of our nation,” stated Magaly Rivaflecha to the Cuban Democratic Directorate.
The Cuban Democratic Directorate calls for the unconditional freedom of Jorge Luis Garcia Perez “Antunez,” alerts the international community to this situation and holds the Cuban regime responsible for what might happen to Antunez.
Directorio Democratico Cubano is a non-profit organization that advocates for the freedom of Cuba and the respect for human rights.