4-year sentence for living in Havana without permission

06/07/2010 1:49 PM

06/07/2010 1:50 PM

HAVANA, Cuba,June 7 (Aini Martín Valero, PD / www.cubanet.org) – Dissident Duartes Miguel Lara Rodríguez has been sentenced to four years in prison on charges of being a “danger” to society because he was living illegally in Havana.

Vladimir Alejo said Lara Rodríguez’s recognized residence is in Holguín province and he didn’t have the government’s permission to live in the capital as required by Cuban law. Alejo said Lara Rodríguez has been deported several times. His wife lives in Havana.

He was sentenced recently by a court in Old Havana.

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