Cuban artist arrested for celebrating the death of Fidel Castro

Danilo Maldonado

Artist-the graffiti artist Danilo Maldonado, known as El Sexto (the Sixth), was arrested in Cuba for publishing videos in social networks with the celebration of the death of the leader of the Cuban revolution Fidel Castro. On Tuesday, November 29, according to Reuters.

Information about the detention of journalists was confirmed by the bride artist Alexandra Martinez (Alexandra Martinez), a citizen of the United States. She stated that she visited him in prison.

The video was published on November 26, the day after the death of Castro. Her 33-year-old Maldonado rejoices in the death of the leader of the Cuban revolution and insults him.

Cuban authorities have not confirmed the arrest of the artist. According to the Agency, they also do not provide such information to human rights organizations, sponsored by the United States.

Fidel Castro died on November 25. He was 90 years old. The country declared a nine-day mourning.

Earlier, Maldonado had already spent 10 months in prison for contempt of the Castro brothers, in this connection received from the human rights organization Amnesty International the status of a prisoner of conscience. In 2014, he wrote on the backs of two pigs names “Fidel” and “Raul”. The artist was going for Christmas to put on a show with these animals, but was arrested.