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Cuba: at least 297 people were sentenced to up to 25 years in prison for 11J

Most of the crimes for which they were accused are sedition, sabotage, robbery with force and violence, attack, contempt and public disorder. A total of 36 protesters were convicted of sedition and received sentences ranging from 5 to 25 years in prison.

According to the Prosecutor’s Office, 84 people had their deprivation of liberty subsidized by other types of sanctions such as correctional work with and without internment, and limitation of liberty. Among them there are 15 young people under the age of 18.

The note from the FGR does not clarify the total number of people between 16 and 18 who have been convicted.

The numbers released this Monday do not coincide with those published by different NGOs since the 11J trials began to take place at the end of 2021.

Prisoners Defenders noted on June 8 that a total of 168 protesters have been prosecuted solely for the crime of sedition. And that 246 have firm prison sentences of 10 years or more.

At the end of May, the organization Justicia 11J reported that 519 of the 564 people who have been tried in Cuba for the demonstrations – 92% – were convicted and 40 are still awaiting their sentence.

The Cuban Attorney General’s Office assured in January that 790 people have been prosecuted, of which 55 are between 16 and 17 years old.

Relatives of those convicted and NGOs have criticized these actions, alleging lack of guarantees, fabrication of evidence and high sentences.

Foreign media do not have access to trials. Amnesty International requested to be able to attend the trials.

For its part, the Supreme Court of Cuba ensures that due process has been observed in all cases opened as a result of the 11J protests.

The NGO Prisoners Defenders, based in Madrid, points out that at least 1,046 people were in prison on the island as of May for political reasons, mostly for the events of July 11.

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José Martí
José Martí
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