The Cuban regime has placed an anti-communist, pro-American protester in one of the nation’s most notorious mental institutions following his interruption of the annual May Day parade, where he ran down the parade route waving an American flag.
According to Cuban journalist Serafín Morán, dissident Daniel Llorente Miranda is being kept against his will in the Boyeros Psychiatric Hospital, known colloquially as Mazorra. There, Llorente says the government has attempted to force him to take prescription medications he does not need. Llorente is facing criminal charges of “public disorder and resistance,” and it is unclear whether he will face trial for those charges or be labeled mentally unable to stand trial: . . .