cuban boy Leonardo Yosmail Perez Arias He was released this Monday and has been placed under house arrest for protesting the blackout along with other residents of central Australia, in jaguay grandeMatanjas Province.
Perez was gone arrested on sundayAccused of being “thumbs up” of the demonstration and called to the local police station on the pretext of “interview”. He is currently investigating the offense of “abetment to commit an offence”, relatives said. cybercuba,
“As someone who does not know the laws, he wanders without knowing anything. I want to go to the police here, in Jaguay Grande, so that they can explain to me that, without a probable cause for his arrest or that they Now they are putting him under house arrest for what he did.”Through this his mother Danny Maria Arias Guevara said.
According to the woman, after waiting for two hours in front of the police station at 4 pm on Sunday, July 31, the “unit representative” informed the protester’s parents that the youth would be transferred to the technical department. Inquiry into Matanzas, known as “technicians”.
“I confronted him, I told him why they were taking him, that he wasn’t the only one who performed. And they [la policía] They told me that they would take it and that they would return it home the next day, that it was to ask them some questions.added mother.
broadcast video On social networks they show a group of people in front of the police and at the local government headquarters demanding an explanation about the arrest of the young protester.
“When the neighborhood realizes that they want to take him to the technician and not talk to him, the whole neighborhood goes to the police. And when the police see that the neighborhood stops there, they take him from behind.The first cousin of the young man is called Alexis Ayala Arias and who reported the release on social networks.
Perez was not the only defendant. A woman of unknown identity is facing trial for participating in the same protest. Him “He granted bail to him for breaching or abetting the order”While Perez was “the only person detained for the Matanzas Technician because it is believed that he [la policía] He was the one who started it all,” Ayala denied saying that her family member was the leader of the protest.
According to Ayala, his cousin was transferred to Matanjas without his medicine. “And that’s when we started talking to the police, they ignored us and my aunt and all of us who were there went to face the government”remember.
One of the reasons Australia residents released Perez is his critical health condition. Cuba is under medical study for lymphoma whose invasiveness is unknown.
He also suffered a cardiovascular episode a few months ago, the treatment of which includes a pending surgical intervention and diuretics and antihypertensive drugs such as spironolactone and atenolol, explained his mother.
“He takes that medicine at 9:00 in the morning and at 9:00 at night, and they came to give him at 5:00 in the afternoon because he stood up and said he didn’t want to talk to anyone, that they don’t take him out plus [de la celda] that he had nothing to declare”female specified.
“They interrogated him three times, and what they asked him in questioning was why he had gone out to perform”She added and highlighted that the police insisted on wrongly classifying her son “Chief Leader of the Demonstration”,
Perez was transferred from the Jagui Grande police unit to the Matanzas technician on Sunday between 8:00 and 11:00 pm. There he remained in custody throughout the night and for part of the next day.
He was released around 6:00 pm, though his family did not see him till late Monday night as he was not to go from the detention center to his village, due to the authorities refusing to return him to his home. As promised to mother.
Referring to the oppressive forces, the mother says, “He can’t be bothered and they are provoking him.” “We are not demonstrating to commit vandalism or any of those things. We are demanding our rights and they do not fully understand this.Sentenced.
Dozens of residents of the Australian city staged two peaceful protests over the prolonged blackout, the most recent of which took place last Saturday. “freedom!” Slogans! and “Don’t take the present away from us now!” He was heard in a video shared on the social network.
The city of Matanzas joins a growing wave of peaceful demonstrations to confront the country’s energy crisis, which, along with inflation and food and medicine shortages, fuels popular outrage in the streets and keeps authorities under control.
Since the social outbreak of 11J, Cuba Conflict Observatory (OCC) There have been 3,266 protests in Cuba, 1,713 of them in the first half of 2022. In the last week alone, there have been at least 15 protests in the country’s 13 provinces.