Cuban Authorities Begin Punishing Young Protesters

Authorities in Cuba have started to use summary trials to prosecute participants in the recent protests against the communist government.

Family members and activists told The Miami Herald that young people, including minors, have been among the major targets of the punishments.

The Herald reports: ”Photographer Anyelo Troya, 25, was tried on Tuesday and sentenced to one year in prison under ‘public disorder’ charges,” and that his mother, Raiza Gonzalez, was not permitted to see him.

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