Cuba

3 teenagers in solitary confinement

ISLE OF YOUTH, Cuba, Sept. 14 (Lamasiel Gutiérrez, Isla Press / www.cubanet.org) - Three teenagers who wrote anti-government slogans on the walls of their prison cells have been placed in solitary confinement, according to a political prisoners at the Guayabo Prison.Independent journalist Fabio Prieto, serving a 20-year sentence, said the trio has been in solitary confinement since August 30.He indentified them as Jorge Luis Estrada and José Alberto González, both17, and Sergio Manuel Rodríguez, 18. He said there were dozens of youths like them imprisoned while awaiting trial on alleged anti-government activities.

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