Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo Still in Custody / Yoani Sanchez

Translator’s note: The news of Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo’s arrest is beginning to appear on international news sites.  Also detained are his girlfriend, Silvia Corbelle Batista, and friend and fellow regime opponent Manuel Cuesta Morua.

1 hour: They told us in the Police Station that we are allowed to bring toiletries to OLPL, soap, toothpaste, and a towel… why don’t they free him?

3 hours: We are demanding they release OLPL. A group of us are pressuring in front of Section 21 and another in front of the El Cotorro Station.

3 hours: In front of the Cotorro Police Station we are congregating — some friends of OLPL — a small way to pressure.