Cuba: Medical action: Dr Desi Mendoza Rivero

AI is calling for the release of Dr Desi Mendoza wha was arrested in June 1997 and imprisoned, reportedly in connection with a critique he had made of the handling of a dengue fever epidemic in Santiago de Cuga. He has been adopted as a prisoner of conscience and is also seeking assurances that he will receive whatever care is needed for his heart problems.

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