Lozada had been in custody at the Boniato prison in Santiago de Cuba. He went on a hunger strike on April 9 to denounce his jailing and what he described as an arbitrary arrest.
His wife, Darmis Aguedo; their son, Enrique Lozada Aguedo; and the dissident's brother, Arnold Lozada, began hunger strikes on April 13 to demand that he be freed.
|José Daniel Ferrer|
Unión Patriótica de Cuba, or Patriotic Union of Cuba, which Ferrer leads from Cuba.
|Luis Enrique Lozada. Photo: UNPACU|