Ladies in White and UNPACU member detained and threatened

October 27, 2013, Holguín, Female

She was heading to the Church to attend Mass together with other Ladies in White when she was arrested and brought to the Police Station where she was blackmailed and threatened for five hours.

Rights Abused

Civil and Political Rights
Freedom of assembly
Freedom of opinion and expression
Freedom of religion
Personal freedom
Personal security and integrity
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
Right to private and family life
Perpetrator
Ministry of the Interior
Police
Political police
State security agents
QGDS/459