Cuban political prisoner, Egberto Escobedo Morales has been on a hunger strike for 64 days and has now been hospitalized in critical condition. Morales had been protesting the conditions in the Combinado del Este prison in Havana in solidarity with Guillermo Fariñas. Fariñas, a fellow political dissident, conducted several hunger strikes over the years to protest the Cuban government and the treatment of prisoners.
Latino Daily News
Saturday June 19, 2010