Lady in White arrested, beaten and abandoned.

August 4, 2013, Matanzas, Female

Mercedes was arrested while walking with other Ladies in White. After being taken to various police stations, she was abandoned far from home, in an unknown deserted place, and beaten while coming out from the car.

Rights Abused

Civil and Political Rights
Freedom of assembly
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 freedom of movement and transit
Political police