The women protest the imprisonments by attending Mass each Sunday wearing white dresses and then silently walking through the streets dressed in white clothing. The color white is chosen to symbolize peace.
During the Black Spring in , the Cuban government arrested and summarily tried and sentenced 75 human rights activists, independent journalists, and independent librarians to terms of up to 28 years in prison. For its part, the Cuban government accused the 75 individuals of "acts against the independence or the territorial integrity of the state", including belonging to "illegal organizations", accepting money from the United States Interests Section in Havana and of "hijacking", "terrorist activities", and collaborating with foreign media.
Rita's Church in Havana to pray for their relatives. After each Mass, they began a ritual procession from the church to a nearby park.
Ladies in White
The white clothing they wear is reminiscent of the Argentine Madres de Plaza de Mayo , who used a similar strategy to demand information about their missing children from the s military junta. Each marcher wears a button with a photo of her jailed relative and the number of years to which he has been sentenced. The Cuban government has criticized the Ladies in White for being a subversive association of American-backed terrorists. At times, sizable mobs have attacked the Ladies in White, yelling insults at them, and assisting the police to throw them into police buses.
Five of the leaders of the movement were selected to receive the prize: The Cuban government barred the group's leaders from attending the Sakharov Prize award ceremony in Strasbourg , France , drawing an appeal on the group's behalf from the European Parliament.
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Berta Soler received the award on the organization's behalf on her first-ever trip abroad in She was allowed to leave due to Cuba easing its travel regulations. The Cuban government alleges that the Ladies in White were created and financially sustained by the U. She and her husband were holding a banner reading "Stop hunger, misery and poverty in Cuba" in Havana 's Fraternity Park.
The three arrests were denounced by numerous human rights groups, including the Havana-based Cuban Commission of Human Rights and National Reconciliation , which described the three prisoners as "three people who simply staged a small peaceful protest on the streets without any kind of force or violence". The organization reported that authorities told the three that they would face "harsh sentences" if they continued their anti-government activities.
The Ladies in White also participated in a vigil for imprisoned dissident Wilmar Villar Mendoza , who later died while on hunger strike. Roughly seventy members of the Ladies in White were detained on the weekend of 16—17 March , including Berta Soler, the group's current leader. In order to receive goods on the weekend, select our weekend delivery option when checking out.
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