CUBA / Sentenced August 2015
Reinier participated in a number of public civic activities in Havana calling for greater respect for human rights. He was subsequently arrested by authorities for his public activism.
Reinier was charged with “pre-criminal dangerousness” and sentenced to two years of jail. In July 2016, Reinier was arrested again and one year later he was sentenced to four years in jail. Reinier suffers from HIV as well as Hepatitis C, but is being denied proper treatment.