Eduardo Cardet Biography

Eduardo Cardet Biography
Eduardo Cardet Concepción (Holguin, Cuba, October 25, 1968) is a doctor and politician, Cuban
National Coordinator of the Christian Liberation Movement (MCL). He joined the MCL, one of
the most important opposition groups to the communist regime of Cuba and then Headed by
Oswaldo Payá Sardiñas,(who died in a non-cleared event in 2012) at the beginning of the
decade of 2000. After the the death of Payá on July 22, 2012, the Christian Liberation
Movement restructured its dome. Cardet was appointed national coordinator in November
2014
Before his appointment as National Coordinator MCL, of Christian-Democratic ideology, Cardet
had held various responsibilities within the organization. Being a member of the movement’s
coordinating council, he was appointed vice-president of the Christian Democrats of America
(ODCA) on August 23, 2013
Previously there were Intensive activity in different MCL initiatives aimed at peaceful transition
in Cuba to democracy. He has been manager of the Varela Project, Project Heredia, The path
of the people and nowadays “A cuban, one vote”.
Cardet, married and with two children, works as a family doctor at the locality of Velasco
(province of Holguín), where it resides. One year before his appointment as leader of the MCL
was expelled from his work in retaliation for his opposition activity as a member of the MCL
However, protests over this measure of punishment and pressure helped him to be reinstated
in his work.
Due to his opposition activity Eduardo Cardet has been detained on several occasions. The last
time he was taken prisoner by the Cuban Police was last November 30, 2016 ,shortly after the
death of Fidel Castro. The MCL has denounced that on that occasion also suffered a heavy
beating on the part of the agents. The blows, according to the denunciations of the continued
in the detention center.
Eduardo Cardet has been sentenced to three years in prison.
NGO Amnesty international calls for urgent action for his reléase.
Also several organizations and politicians ask for his freedom
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Eduardo Cardet Biography
Eduardo Cardet Concepción (Holguin, Cuba, October 25, 1968) is a doctor and politician, Cuban
National Coordinator of the Christian Liberation Movement (MCL). He joined the MCL, one of
the most important opposition groups to the communist regime of Cuba and then Headed by
Oswaldo Payá Sardiñas,(who died in a non-cleared event in 2012) at the beginning of the
decade of 2000. After the the death of Payá on July 22, 2012, the Christian Liberation
Movement restructured its dome. Cardet was appointed national coordinator in November
2014
Before his appointment as National Coordinator MCL, of Christian-Democratic ideology, Cardet
had held various responsibilities within the organization. Being a member of the movement’s
coordinating council, he was appointed vice-president of the Christian Democrats of America
(ODCA) on August 23, 2013
Previously there were Intensive activity in different MCL initiatives aimed at peaceful transition
in Cuba to democracy. He has been manager of the Varela Project, Project Heredia, The path
of the people and nowadays “A cuban, one vote”.
Cardet, married and with two children, works as a family doctor at the locality of Velasco
(province of Holguín), where it resides. One year before his appointment as leader of the MCL
was expelled from his work in retaliation for his opposition activity as a member of the MCL
However, protests over this measure of punishment and pressure helped him to be reinstated
in his work.
Due to his opposition activity Eduardo Cardet has been detained on several occasions. The last
time he was taken prisoner by the Cuban Police was last November 30, 2016 ,shortly after the
death of Fidel Castro. The MCL has denounced that on that occasion also suffered a heavy
beating on the part of the agents. The blows, according to the denunciations of the continued
in the detention center.
Eduardo Cardet has been sentenced to three years in prison.
NGO Amnesty international calls for urgent action for his reléase.
Also several organizations and politicians ask for his freedom

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