MADRID, Spain.- The independent journalist and Cuban political prisoner Lázaro Yuri Valle Roca has practically lost his vision, and does not receive medical attention in the Combinado del Este, a prison where he has been for more than a year, denounced his wife, Eralidis Frómeta. polanco.
“More than having my husband deprived of his freedom just for making use of his due rights, such as freedom of expression and dissemination, all his constitutional rights and the right to due process have been violated,” said the activist. this wednesday from Facebook.
Frómeta also announced that, according to the lawyer’s explanations, Valle Roca “should be at minimum and taking passes, as the so-called regulation of the institution of the Cuban penitentiary regime mandates.”
“533 days of unfair and arbitrary sentence against my husband (…). I demand and I demand from the oppressor the immediate release of my husband and that of all political prisoners,” said the opposition member.
Already last November Eralidis Frómeta had reiterated that the health of the leader of the Delibera platform continued to deteriorate.
In July of this year, Lázaro Yuri Valle Roca was condemned to five years in prison by the Havana Provincial Court, due to the alleged crimes of continuous enemy propaganda and resistance. The activist is implicated in Cause 3 of 2022, corresponding to file number 31, related to the release of leaflets with phrases by José Martí and Antonio Maceo that demanded democratic reforms in Cuba, freedom for political prisoners and an end to repression. The release of the leaflets was recorded and shared on the networks by Valle Roca on June 14, 2021. The following day he was arrested and transferred to the Zapata y C police unit. After staying there for a short time, he was transferred to Villa Marista, the General of the Security of the State of Cuba, and later to the Combinado del Este.
Recently the former president of Costa Rica and Nobel Peace Prize winner Óscar Arias stated who would sponsor Valle Roca.
In a video shared on social networks by the Venezuelan lawyer and human rights activist Tamara Sujú, Óscar Arias expressed: “I want to tell the Cuban regime that noble ends cannot be achieved with ignoble means. That with the torture and imprisonment of the men and women who oppose the regime, the voices of those who have lost their freedom in their fight against the dictatorship will not be silenced.
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