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Pablo Pacheco Avila

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Pablo Pacheco Avila is a Cuban journalist who has contributed to the Ciego de Ávila Independent Journalists Cooperative (CAPI).[1][2] He has been exiled from Cuba since 2010.


Pablo Pacheco Avila was about 35 years old when he was put in prison. He is married and has one son.[3]

Political Prisoner

Pacheco Avila was arrested for six hours by Fidel Castro's officers after trying to video two totalitarian police officers mishandling two women.[4] Avila was imprisoned during the Black Spring in 2003 and sentenced to 20 years in prison for providing news coverage on a peaceful pro-democracy meeting.[4][1] He was released in 2010, and he deported to Spain. He now lives in Malaga.[5]

See also


  1. ^ a b "Pablo Pacheco Avila". Reporters Without Borders.
  2. ^ "PABLO PACHECO AVILA - Cuba". Amnesty International.
  3. ^ "Pablo Pacheco Avila". Foreign Prisoner Support Service. Retrieved 5 February 2013.
  4. ^ a b "Freedom For Pablo Pacheco Avila". Capitol Words. Retrieved 5 February 2013.
  5. ^ "Voices From Exile". Pablo Pacheco Ávila.
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