Five prisoners on hunger strike in Camagüey

HAVANA, Cuba, June 2 (Ana Aguililla / – Human rights activist Osmany Fuentes and four other prisoners at the Kilo 8 prison in Camagüey started a hunger strike May 20, according to a report from the prison.

The prisoners are demanding better medical treatment, religious attention, the right to call family members and transfers to prisons in their home provinces.

The other hunger strikers were identified as Nelson Vázquez, Silvio Valdés, Yerandi Reyes and Ángel García.