jueves, julio 20, 2006
Wife says imprisoned husband fears for his life.
By: Luís Esteban Espinosa. *
Ciego de Ávila, Cuba, July, 2006.
The wife of political prisoner Dr. José Luis García Paneque, one of the 75 dissidents arrested in 2002 says her husband is in danger of being killed by common criminals.
Yamilé Llanes, a lawyer, told the Cuban Human Rights Foundation that her husband fears falling asleep because that's when he might be attacked by common prisoners acting on behalf of State Security. She said he has been attacked and beaten many times by such prisoners.
Llanes said her husband enjoyed good health when he first imprisoned by has since lost 80 pounds.
Dr. García Paneque is serving a 24-year sentence at Las Mangas Prison in Granma Province.
* Periodista Independiente cubano. Agencia Jóvenes sin Censura.
Publicado por EG en 7/20/2006 10:50:00 a. m.