Cuba: Dissident accuses Havana of psychological war of attrition

Cuba: Dissident accuses Havana of psychological war of attrition

Cuban opposition activist Eliécer Ávila was arrested twice in three days after he complained that his computer was confiscated by customs agents when he returned to Havana from a trip to Colombia. “It was the straw that broke the camel’s back,” said Ávila, who heads Somos+ (We are more), which describes itself on its website as: “A movement that wants to build a modern, prosperous and free country.” Somos+ accuses the Cuban authorities of waging a war of “psychological attrition” against opponents, saying that they have been subjected to humiliating treatment at Havana airport when returning from overseas trips and that another activist had the contents of his house removed.


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