Cuba: Prisoner of conscience Hector Palacio Ruiz sentenced to 18 months' imprisonment
AI has learned that on 4 September 1997, at a municipal court in Havan, prisoner of conscience Hecotr Palacio Ruiz, president of the Democratic Solidarity Party (PSD), was sentenced to 18 months' imprisonment for "disrespect" towards President Fidel Castro. AI appeals for his immediate and unconditional release.
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