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Inmate punished for shooting secret videos.

An inmate who shot videos inside a Havana prison to publicize its awful conditions has been transferred to an isolation cell in one of Cuba's worst prisons, the Miami Herald reported Apr. 10.

A Colombian inmate who appeared in one of the videos to proclaim his innocence has been on a hunger strike for more than a month and was moved to a cell in the hospital wing of the Combinado del Este prison, the newspaper said.

Opposition activists also reported that all but one of the 43 government critics arrested in eastern Santiago de Cuba have been released. The exception was Jose Daniel Ferrer Garcia, a leading dissident and former political prisoner.

Dissident journalist Virgen Dania Garcia said Dalvinder Singh Jagpal, an Indian citizen who shot the 10 videos inside the Combinado del Este prison in January, had been transferred to the notorious Aguica prison in Matanzas province.
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