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ADDED ON: 05/08/2022

Gay man who livestreamed anti-government protest in Cuba released from prison

5/7/22 | Washington Blade

A gay man who received a 6-year prison sentence for live-streaming an anti-government protest in Cuba has been released. Tremenda Nota, the Washington Blade’s media partner in Cuba, and sources on the island on Friday confirmed Yoan de la Cruz’s release from prison. De La Cruz on July 11, 2021, used Facebook Live to livestream a protest in San Antonio de los Baños, a municipality in Artemisa province that is just west of Havana. The protest is one of dozens against the Cuban government that took place across the country on the same day.

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