Damas de Blanco arrested and beaten.

Santiago de Cuba, Female

Yanela, every time she goes to the Sanctuary of "El Cobre" along with other Ladies in White, is arrested and mistreated by agents of the State Security.

Rights Abused

Civil and Political Rights
Freedom of assembly
Freedom of association
Freedom of religion
Personal freedom
Personal security and integrity
Protection against incitement to discrimation and violence
Right not to be arbitrarily detained
Right not to be submitted to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment
Right to be informed of the reasons for one's detention, at the moment of detention, and to be noticed, without delay, of the accusations
Right to freedom of movement and transit
Ministry of the Interior
Political police
State security agents