Andy García Lorenzo, José Miguel Gómez Monteja, Liván Hernández Salazar and Carlos Michael, detained in Santa Clara for participating in the peaceful protests of July 11, are missing.
“They were transferred to an unknown location without information being provided to their closest relatives,” the Archipelago platform denounced in a statement this Friday, which recalled that this happened “in the context of the visit that Miguel Díaz-Canel made yesterday to Santa Clara “.
The family of Andy Garcia He placed a poster on the roof of his house in Santa Clara demanding the freedom of the political prisoner. “We hold State Security responsible for any physical or psychological damage suffered by my brother or any of the other prisoners,” he denounced this friday in a short video Roxana García, Andy’s sister.
They took away my emotional tranquility but they took away my fear, you are mice, cowards, this poster is not going to be removed from this house “
“They have to tell us where he is, why he was transferred, what were the reasons,” claims the young woman, who has already starred alongside other family members a protest on November 15 in front of the door of his house that was answered with a prolonged act of officialist repudiation.
Andy García’s mother also demanded an answer about her son’s whereabouts. “They took away my emotional tranquility but they took away my fear, you are mice, cowards, this poster is not going to be removed from this house,” he said. “I demand to see my son, as a mother they cannot deny me that right, I am not going to shut up.”
Recently, Roxana García and her husband, Jonatan López, launched an initiative to support the families of the 11J political prisoners in Santa Clara. The project, also supported by the activist and member of the Archipiélago Saily González platform, seeks to help defray the cost of the food that is taken to prison on each visit.
“There are many prisoners who have never received a sack, as they are called in prisons,” González explained in a transmission through Facebook. “It is not only about the food they can receive, but also about the support of outsiders, their families, friends.”
For the young woman, it is important to remember that “these people have been imprisoned since July 11” because “they were the ones who came out to show their faces.”
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