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Cuba: Imprisoned dissident dies after 50 day Hunger Strike

Categories: Latin America, Cuba, Human Rights, Protest

Political dissident Wilmar Villar Mendoza died after a 50 day hunger strike [1]. He was serving a four year sentence for disobedience; he was arrested while leading a peaceful demonstration. The Latin Americanist [2] includes a video [3] of Villar Mendoza protesting last November.