Rapper Maykel “Osorbo” Pérez was sentenced to nine years.
San Isidro Movement
Artists Remain Detained in Cuba as Anti-Government Protests Continue
Artist Luis Manuel Otero Alcántara is set to be transferred to the Guanajay maximum security prison, facing charges of contempt, resistance, and assault.
Artists Demand Release of Dissident Artist Detained in Cuba
Over 140 artists and intellectuals including Tania Bruguera and Katherine Bisquet have voiced their support for Hamlet Lavastida.
John Akomfrah, Carrie Mae Weems, and Others Demand Release of Dissident Cuban Artist
“Luis Manuel Otero Alcántara is being detained solely for peacefully expressing his ideas through his art and for his nonviolent defense of human rights,” the open letter reads.
Cuban Artist Forcibly Hospitalized During Hunger Strike
Luis Manuel Otero Alcántara has been without food or fluids for seven days after Cuban police raided his home and took several artworks.
Cuban Musicians and Artists Collaborate on Viral, Political Music Video
The “Patria y Vida” video is spreading like wildfire in Cuba and Miami, a sign of widespread discontent on the island as well as unity among Cubans.
US Senators Introduce Resolution in Solidarity With Cuban Artists
The bipartisan group of politicians urges the release of Denis Solís, a rapper arbitrarily detained last year, and expresses solidarity with the San Isidro Movement artist-activist collective.
Artist Tania Bruguera Detained in Havana For the Third Time in a Week
“We must use the right definitions: KIDNAPPING,” said Deborah Bruguera, the artist-activist’s sister.