Police stop women from protesting in Cuba

  • Members of "Ladies in White", a group of female dissidents, hold up flowers as they march next to Cuban government supporters, right, during a march in Havana, Wednesday. JAVIER GALEANO/AP

  • Cuban Ladies in White opposition organization activists march, on Wednesday, in Parraga neighborhood, in Havana. ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/GETTY IMAGES

  • Cuban government supporters chant pro-revolutionary slogans against members of the "Ladies in White", a female dissident group, during a march in Havana, Wednesday. JAVIER GALEANO/AP

  • Cuban government supporters chant pro-revolutionary slogans against members of the "Ladies in White", a female dissident group during a protest march in Havana, Wednesday. FRANKLIN REYES/AP

  • Members of Ladies in White, a group of female dissidents, demonstrate during a march in Havana, Wednesday. FRANKLIN REYES/AP

  • Members of the Ladies in White, a group of female dissidents, are removed from the street by security agents during a protest in Havana, Wednesday. JAVIER GALEANO/AP

  • Members of Ladies in White, a group of female dissidents, are surrounded by security agents after being taken away from the street during a protest in Havana, Wednesday. JAVIER GALEANO/AP

  • Cuban Ladies in White opposition organization activists argue with officials, during a march, on Wednesday, in Parraga neighborhood, in Havana. ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/GETTY IMAGES

  • A member of the Ladies in White, a group of female dissidents, is grabbed by security agents during a protest in Havana, Wednesday. JAVIER GALEANO/AP

  • A Cuban "Ladies in White" opposition organization member is arrested by Cuban police, on Wednesday. ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/GETTY IMAGES

  • A man trying to defend the Ladies in White gets taken away from the street by security agents during a protest in Havana, Wednesday. FRANKLIN REYES/AP

  • Member of the Ladies in White, a group of female dissidents, are removed from the street by security agents during a protest in Havana, Wednesday. JAVIER GALEANO/AP

  • Members of the "Ladies in White", a group of female dissidents, are removed from the street by security agents during a protest in Havana, Wednesday. JAVIER GALEANO/AP

  • Members of the Ladies in White, a group of female dissidents, are removed from the street by security agents during a protest in Havana, Wednesday. JAVIER GALEANO/AP

  • A member of the Ladies in White, a group of female dissidents, is grabbed by a security agent during a protest in Havana, Wednesday. JAVIER GALEANO/AP

  • Cuban "Ladies in White" opposition organization leader Laura Pollan is arrested by Cuban police, on Wednesday, during a march in Parraga neighborhood, in Havana. ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/GETTY IMAGES / AFP/Getty Ima

  • Cuban Ladies in White opposition organization leader Laura Pollan (C) shows the bruises in her forearm after she was arrested by Cuban police, on Wednesday, during a march in Parraga neighborhood, in Havana. ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/GETTY IMAGES

  • A member of Ladies in White, a group of female dissidents, is taken to a bus by security agents during a march in Havana, Wednesday. FRANKLIN REYES/AP

  • Members of Ladies in White, a group of female dissidents, demonstrate from the inside of a bus after being taking away from the street by security agents during a protest in Havana, Wednesday. JAVIER GALEANO/AP

  • Laura Pollan, left, leader of the group called "Ladies in White", a female dissident group, and another unidentified woman shout slogans from a bus after being taken away by police officers during a march in Havana, Wednesday. FRANKLIN REYES/AP