Antonio Díaz Sánchez

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Antonio Díaz Sánchez on the left

Antonio Ramon Díaz Sánchez (born July 14, 1962) is a Cuban dissident. He participated in the gathering of signatures for the Varela project and was a member of the Christian Liberation Movement.[1][2]

Antonio Díaz Sánchez was imprisoned during the 2003 crackdown on dissidents. Amnesty International declared him a prisoner of conscience.[3]

His wife, Gisela Sanchez Verdecia, was active in the Ladies in White.[4]

In 2010, Díaz Sánchez was exiled to Spain along with nineteen other political prisoners.[5]


  1. ^ "Sintesis biografica de Antonio Ramon Diaz Sanchez". 
  2. ^ "Antonio Díaz Sánchez". Net for Cuba. 
  3. ^ "Cuba: List of prisoners of conscience declared by Amnesty International". Amnesty International. 
  4. ^ "Antonio Ramón "Tony" Díaz Sánchez". Human Rights First. Archived from the original on 2009-10-09. 
  5. ^ "Se completó la primera tanda de 20 disidentes cubanos acogidos en España". El Nacional (in Spanish). Reuters. 23 July 2010. Retrieved 29 June 2012. 

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