Darsi Ferrer Ramírez

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Darsi Ferrer Ramírez

Darsi Ferrer Ramírez (2 November 1969 – 6 October 2017), was a Cuban doctor, journalist, director of Juan Bruno Zayas Health and Human Rights Center, and a dissident.[1] He put in jail by President Fidel Castro.[2]

He organized protests at the UNESCO headquarters in Havana and published about poverty in Cuba. He was arrested and went on a hunger strike.[3] Ferrer was facing up to 8 years in prison.[4] He was released on 22 June 2010.[5]

Ramírez in Havana on 6 October 2017 at the age of 47.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Jailed dissident doctor to be charged". Miami Herald.
  2. "Doctor and journalist arrested and taken to Havana jail". Reporters Without Borders. Archived from the original on 2009-07-30.
  3. "Dissident doctor on hunger strike". Miami Herald.
  4. "Temen una dura condena para opositor".
  5. "Real Cuba Blog, Dr. Darsi Ferrer has been released". Archived from the original on 2010-06-27. Retrieved 2017-10-07.