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New York Times: “Cuban Court Upholds 2-Year Sentence for Protester

A Cuban appeals court upheld a two-year prison sentence for ”public dangerousness” against a man who became an Internet celebrity after his drunken rant about hunger on the island was captured by a film crew.

His crime: “imploring the camera about how Cubans are going hungry in a country where the communist system is supposed to provide for all citizens’ basic needs.”

Hat Tip: Emmanuel Martin

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