Víctor Rolando Arroyo Carmona

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Víctor Rolando Arroyo Carmona is a Cuban geographer and journalist who was imprisoned on March 18, 2003 and sentenced to 26 years in prison, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists.[1] Carmona ended a 25 hunger strike on October 4, 2005 when he was removed from the prison and placed in a hospital in critical condition.[2]

He was a journalist for the independent news agency Unión de Periodistas y Escritores Cubanos Independientes and directed a local independent library belonging to Varela project.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b María Salazar (March 3, 2008). "The Imprisoned". The Committee to Protect Journalists. 
  2. ^ "Raúl Rivero gives support to Arroyo, who ends hunger strike". Reporters Without Borders. 2005-10-05. Retrieved 2009-11-06. [dead link]