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9/11 protester fled Cuba and sought asylum in the US

Havana.- Keeper of Young Adonis Alexander Ramon Leon 11J 2021 in La Guinera, was captured by the United States Coast Guard last week when it tried to enter that country illegally, reports the web portal Radio Television Marty.

Ramon Leon, 28, left cuba on 6 December in a small boat with 29 other residents of the neighborhood. The next day he was picked up from Havana by the US Coast Guard, Elizabeth Leon, the political prisoner’s mother.

“At the moment my son is on the ‘mother ship’, under investigation, to see if the ‘credible fear’ is true,” the woman explained to Radio Marty.

The Credible Fear Interview is an interview with an asylum officer who asks about your country of origin, the reason you left, and whether you fear returning to your area of ​​birth.

People who fled their country because they were persecuted, or were afraid, have the right to request asylum.

Ramón León was in Cuba under the precautionary measure of home confinement, pending trial, accused of “assault, public disorder, damage, injury, incitement to commit a crime, and treason”.

He was detained for 59 days in the detention center of the Technical Investigation Department of the Ministry of the Interior, known as 100 and Aldabo; then, in the Jovenes del Cotorro prison in Havana and later, in preventive detention in the Combinado del Este, from where he was released with a change.

“Adonis was accompanied by 29 people who set out in search of their freedom. These are the boys of the locality. They made them all back here, except him. When I arrived, I asked them and they told me that Adonis had requested political asylum. They created a situation that, if he returned, they would drop him in jail, as he was under house arrest, and they released him, but the investigation was on,” explained the 11j protester’s mother.

The US Coast Guard said the crew of the cutters Raymond Evans and Charles David Jr repatriated 152 Cubans on Saturday after several missions off the Florida coast.

when they reached cuba [sus compañeros de travesía] State security were waiting for Adonis and another boy, who was a protester, but they did not allow him to stay on the ‘mother ship’ and the police arrested him. He is under arrest at this time,” said Leon, who did not identify the detainee.

According to activist Salome García Bacalao, exiled in America, 9/11 protestors Yunier Soto Sanabria and Debon Rodríguez Morales also fled Cuba. “Everyone has the right to request political asylum and has sufficient arguments to demonstrate their credible fear,” he said on Twitter.

Three brothers of Ramón León have already been convicted and are serving prison sentences for the same reason, their peaceful participation in demonstrations in the summer of 2021: Santiago Vazquez León, with a prison sentence of 7 years; Jose Antonio Gomez Leon, age 7, and Frandy Gonzalez Leon, age 7, were sentenced to 6 years in prison.

According to what the woman told Radio Martí, the woman received a police summons this Sunday at 15 and K in Vedado, where the Directorate of Penitentiary Establishments of the Ministry of the Interior is located, to talk about her three imprisoned children, especially Santiago For.

Leone said that his son Adonis tried to look for work, and was denied. “They told him not to go anywhere else, that they wouldn’t give him a job here in Cuba,” he said.

US officials have warned that irregular migrants stopped at sea will be deported to their countries of origin.

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