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 is about 35 years of age when he was put in prison. He is known to be married and have one son. [3]

Political Prisoner[edit]

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 is prison for providing news coverage on a peacefeul pro-democracy meeting[4][1] He was released in 2010, and he deported to Spain. He now lives in Malaga.[5]

See also[edit]


  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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