The Christian Liberation Movement in Cuba has reported that human rights activist Ernesto Cabrera Moreno was attacked Aug. 5 in the city of Caimanera.
News of the attack came after the leader of the Christian Liberation Movement, Oswaldo Paya, spoke via telephone with the president of the Resistance and Democracy Movement, Rogelio Tabio Lopez.
A group of men wielding clubs and machetes attacked Cabrera Moreno, who was left seriously wounded. Police detained one suspect in the attack named William Valverde, who belongs to pro-Castro vigilante group in the city.
The other assailants have yet to be detained.
Cabrera Moreno is currently recovering at the Agustino Neto Hospital in the province of Guantanamo.