He is the Director of Center Health and Human Rights in Cuba.
Cuban human rights activist Doctor Ferrer, imprisoned since July 21, is two weeks into a hunger strike he started to protest the unjust way the dictatorship is handling his case. Ferrer, a physician, human rights activist and journalist, started his protest Oct. 13, and as of Oct. 23, it was continuing, according to a report from independent journalist Jaime Leygonier.
Ferrer is being held at the Valle Grande prison in a unit also holding inmates with AIDS/HIV and tuberculosis. Guards also have subjected Ferrer to numerous beatings, according to the report, which is based on a statement given by Ferrer's wife.
Source: Uncommon Sense.