Award-winning Cuban blogger says she was beaten, detainedSecret police agents abducted abducted Distal angulation of an extremity away from the midline of the body in a transverse plane and away from a sagittal plane passing through the proximal aspect of the foot or part, or away from some other specified reference point and beat award-winning blogger Yoani Sanchez, whose online reports chronicle the dark side of everyday life in communist Cuba, on her way to a march for non-violence, she said Saturday.
Three agents in street clothes snatched her and friend Orlando Luis Pardo Luis Pardo Villalón (born Santiago, Chile, 20 September 1882, died Santiago, 21 February 1935) was the captain of the Chilean steam tug Yelcho which rescued the 22 stranded crewmen of Sir Ernest Shackleton's ship Endurance off the street in the Havana district of Vedado.
"They beat me and then they shoved me into a car head first. They did not give me any explanation at any time, but it is clear their goal was to stop us from taking part in the march," Sanchez, who writes the blog "Generation Y," told AFP (1) (AppleTalk Filing Protocol) The file sharing protocol used in an AppleTalk network. In order for non-Apple networks to access data in an AppleShare server, their protocols must translate into the AFP language. See file sharing protocol. .
Two other friends of hers were ordered into police cars and released later, she added.
In an item on her blog, which is often critical of the Americas' only one-party communist system in which only state media are legal, Sanchez wrote an expose under the headline "A Gangland-style Kidnapping."
"It was a very violent episode," she wrote.
"They squeezed my wrists very hard, beat me in the back in the kidney area, and when people stepped in to do something, they said we were counter-revolutionaries."
The advocacy group Human Rights Watch condemned the attack in a statement that said "Cuban authorities should cease all attacks on human rights defenders, journalists, bloggers and civic activists.
"The international community should condemn attacks on those who peacefully exercise their basic rights to freedom of expression, opinion, and assembly in the strongest terms," it said.
"Cuban authorities are using brute force (programming) brute force - A primitive programming style in which the programmer relies on the computer's processing power instead of using his own intelligence to simplify the problem, often ignoring problems of scale and applying naive methods suited to small problems directly to try to silence Yoani Sanchez's only weapon: her ideas," said Jose Miguel Vivanco, Americas director of Human Rights Watch. "The international community must send a firm message to Raul Castro that such attacks on independent voices are completely unacceptable."
Sanchez, winner of the Maria Moors Cabot 2009 award and Ortega y Gasset Ortega y Gas·set , José 1883-1955.
Spanish philosopher. His most famous work, The Revolt of the Masses (1929), argues that humans are essentially unequal and that an intellectual elite is necessary.
Noun 1. Prize awarded by Madrid's El Pais, said she was not seriously injured The casualty status of a person whose injury may or may not require hospitalization; medical authority does not classify as very seriously injured, seriously injured, or incapacitating illness or injury; and the person can communicate with the next of kin. Also called NSI. See also casualty status. and was released half an hour after the arrest.
"Clearly, the beating hurts even more a day later; I am still really affected by all of this, but it is not going to stop me from writing my blog," Sanchez said.
Cuban authorities say Sanchez and all other political dissidents Political dissidents are people severely persecuted by governments or other organizations for political reasons.
They are not necessarily the only or most important dissidents, but they become famous or semi-famous often through the stories told by themselves or by others. are "mercenaries" in the pay of the United States and other western countries.