Thousands of Cubans took to the streets on Sunday in several cities throughout their island nation to peacefully assemble and protest, calling for liberty, free exercise of their fundamental freedoms, and change. Cuban state security forces were deployed, and many demonstrators were beaten, arrested and disappeared by the evening. The whereabouts of many are still unknown.
NEWS ALERT: GLA SEEKS OAS PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES FOR ENDANGERED CUBAN HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVIST VIRGILIO MANTILLA ARANGO
On Tuesday, June 15, the Global Liberty Alliance (GLA) applied for precautionary measures from the Organization of American States (OAS) Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) on behalf of Cuban human rights activist Virgilio Mantilla Arango