Cuba is waiting for José Borrell, the High Representative for Foreign Affairs of the European Union (EU), applying Operation “Iron Fist”, which has so far returned more than a thousand conditional freedoms from Pinar del Río to Villa Clara, CyberCuba revealed. an official of the Ministry of the Interior, who refused to be identified and did not explain why the geographical delimitation of the repressive measure.
The reversal of more than 1,000 paroles only affects prisoners for common crimes who receive the grace of the government and was partially confirmed by a website linked to the Cuban government.
Borrell will arrive in Cuba this Thursday for his first official visit as a senior EU official and chair – speaking on the European side with the island’s government, businessmen, European and national citizens and civil society representatives; according to your schedule
Opponents and exiled activists warned the European Parliament that the Cuban dictatorship was primarily responsible for the crisis and asked Borrell to attend to more than a thousand political prisoners; diligently to those who had lately conducted themselves in prisons; starving
Other sources consulted by CyberCuba corroborated the impression of Operation “Iron Fist”, but could not explain that it reached the provinces only to the west and center of the island; except the Isla de la Juventud.
“We had cases of the abolition of conditional inmates for minor reasons, such as moving from home to the weekend and not reporting, despite the meetings held with the judge of Criminal Execution and the Head of the Sector.” accurately
Cuban was upset by the reversal of his probation and returned to prison, where he will have to serve the remaining four years of his sentence.
“In the Ministry (of Justice) we expect a possible avalanche of appeals from lawyers before the courts, because – in many cases – they are people who worked and had a good social attitude,” the MINJUS official acknowledged; not indicating whether the first appeal against the reprimand was filed.
The Cuban government does not publicly report the number of conditional releases it grants annually; and this year they have been increased because of the growing economic crisis, said a senior official of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, who linked the revolution thanks to popular movements in Caimanera.
During the recent visit of President Miguel Díaz-Canel to Las Tunas; which happened on Friday; and without incident, “we detected 235 prisoners while passing by; figuratively, the internal counterintelligence colleagues were considered exaggerated; but that we did not interrupt, since we did not detect a possible thing,” the senior officer explained.
The decision, which disagrees with the Minister of Higher Education (MES), “to suspend the University of Las Tunas until the following Monday”, confirmed the source, who attributed only the temporary closure of educational facilities.
The increase in control coincided not only with the visit of a high-level European delegation and with the decision of the US government to repeat its annual statement on the lack of cooperation from Havana in the fight against terrorism, but also with an extraordinary session. The National People’s Power Group, which confirmed the increase in poverty and inequality in Cuba.