Cuba

April 26, 2010

Whereabouts of detained independent journalist unknown

Independent journalist Yosvani Anzardo Hernández was arrested over the weekend by two State Security agents and his whereabouts are unknown, according to his wife.

HOLGUÍN, Cuba, April 26 (Redacción Candonga, www.cubanet.org ).- Independent journalist Yosvani Anzardo Hernández was arrested over the weekend by two State Security agents and his whereabouts are unknown, according to his wife.

Lourdes María Yen Rodríguez said the agents came to their home Saturday with an order for Anzardo’s arrest. She said their car bore Havana license plates.

Anzardo, director of the online Periódico Candonga, was arrested on September 10, 2009, and held for 15 days. At that time, police seized electronic equipment he sued for his digital newspaper.

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