Magdiel Jorge Castro told CNN that the last time activists spoke with García Aguilera was on Sunday at 6 오후. 현지 시각. A member of the group went to his house on Tuesday to try to locate him, but after knocking for more than an hour at his door, no one opened or answered, 그는 덧붙였다.
Garcia Aguilera faced possible arrest and trial in Cuba for his role in organizing the protests — intended to call for greater political freedoms — which had been planned for Monday but never took place.
Cuban police arrested at least 11 people while government agents and supporters had “besieged” 50 others inside their homes to forestall the demonstration, the Havana-based independent human rights organization Cubalex told CNN.
Cuban activists also said they were blockaded inside their homes on Sunday and Monday.
Protests are permitted under the Cuban constitution — but in practice, police routinely arrest anyone suspected anti-government activity and protestors face lengthy prison sentences.
The government had vowed not to allow the demonstrations, claiming they were a pretext to stir up trouble on the communist-run island, and that they had been secretly organized by Cuban exiles and the US government.
There was a heavy police across Cuba on Monday morning as authorities prepared to face potential protesters. 궁극적으로, streets remained quiet, 하나 — evidence of the chilling effects of the government’s warnings.