Political Police Oppresses on the Day of Resistance

December 19, 2011

Revolutionary Police stationed outside home of Eriberto Liranza

By Antonio Perez Romero

From the very early hours of this past 24th of October, officials from the Political Police and the National Revolutionary Police surrounded the homes of various dissidents in the capital.  The family of the leader of the Cuban Youth Movement for Democracy, Eriberto Liranza Romero, was also being grossly harassed by the first Lieutenant Luis from the G2 (State Security).

The policeman, along with another official who claims to be called ‘Ale’, mounted a vigilance operation from the morning hours of the 24th, while also visiting the homes of Rapid Response Brigade officials.  Though they did not directly harass Liranza, agents ‘Luis’ and ‘Ale’ stood in front of the house so that we would know they were there, just to cause terror in us.  I was afraid that my husband would step out, because I knew they would jail him.  Eriberto told me that our house was not a prison and that he was going out to the street.  Apparently since they saw that in our house there was not much activity, they left.  The activities for the Day of Resistance took place elsewhere, and without problems“, declared Yaimi Alfonso, wife of Liranza.

Another house that was surrounded was that of peaceful dissident Heriberto Pon Ruiz.  “The operation was carried out by the National Police, using police vehicle number 186 and under the direction of the G2.  Agent ‘Nelson’ and other well-known oppressors were also present.  My wife Caridad Ramirez and I had to jump the back fence in order to participate in the activities of the Day of the Resistance.  If they wanted to arrest me, they couldn’t.  But it is not easy to live under vigilance as if one was a murderer“, declared Heriberto Pons, vicepresident of the Brothers to the Rescue Freedom and Democracy Movement.  In addition, Pons and Caridad Ramirez are delegates of the Independent and Democratic Party of Cuba for the zone of Los Pinos.

Agent 'Luis' of the G2 (State Security), who oppresses Liranza


The Release of Huber Matos from Jail is Commemorated

December 19, 2011

By Antonio Pérez Romero, CYMD

The historic date of October 21st 1979 does not go unnoticed among the members of the Orlando Zapata Tamayo Resistance Front  of Arroyo Naranjo.  In various headquarters of this opposition movement in Havana dissidents commemorated the day in which Commander Huber Matos finally saw freedom from his unjust 20 year prison sentence.

For every Cuban who has heard of the bravery and resistance of this commander, such an important date cannot be ignored.  Matos is a flag of fidelity and dedication to a just cause- the cause of freedom and democracy.  Huber is an example of dignity and firmness.  There is not a Cuban in the world that does not admire him.  Not even those who betrayed him can hide that he is one of the most important sons of the nation.  Perhaps that is why the Castro brothers despise him so much, because they hate freedom”, declared Eriberto Liranza, president of the Cuban Youth Movement for Democracy.

Varios activities were held in the home of Liranza, as well as in other headquarters of the municipality, such as the homes of Caridad Ramirez Utria and Heriberto Pons Ruiz- delegates of the Independent and Democratic Party of Cuba in los Pinos.  They promoted this important event.  It’s main objective was to disclose the real history of Matos to the Cuban people, as he was betrayed by the usurpers of power who now enslave Cuba.