Updated: Reports Of Cuban Blogger Yoani Sanchez's Arrest

2:09 pm
Fri October 5, 2012

Updated: Reports Of Cuban Blogger Yoani Sanchez's Arrest

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Reports that anti-Castro blogger Yoani Sanchez was arrested on her way to report on a sensitive manslaughter trial continue to come from secondary sources with no confirmation from the Cuban government. Supposedly, her husband and another blogger are also in custody.
(CNN) -- Dissident Cuban blogger Yoani Sanchez was arrested as she traveled to cover the vehicular homicide trial of a Spanish politician for a Spanish newspaper, a human rights activist told CNN. A family member of the well-known blogger said that Sanchez, her husband, Reinaldo Escobar, and another blogger, Agustin Diaz, were arrested in the eastern city of Bayamo, activist and dissident Elizardo Sanchez told CNN en Español.