Laura Pollan, the leader of the 'Ladies in White' is dead

Laura Pollan, the leader of the 'Ladies in White' is dead

Havana : Cuba | Oct 15, 2011 at 11:55 AM PDT
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Laura Pollan, the leader of the 'Ladies in White', the opposition movement that brings together the wives and relatives of jailed Cuban dissidents, died yesterday at 63 from cardiac arrest in the hospital Havana where he was hospitalized for respiratory failure. The group of 'Damas de Blanco' was founded in 2003 to ask for the libration of 75 political prisoners.

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Members of the Ladies in White Cuban opposition group Laura Pollan (R) and Berta Soler (L)
Members of the Ladies in White Cuban opposition group Laura Pollan (R) and Berta Soler (L)
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