“No one would let me see him, they haven’t even allowed us a phone call…”
Maridilegnis Carballo told CSW she is running out of strength. Her husband, Pastor Lorenzo Rosales Fajardo, was detained after taking part in a peaceful march. She was told there will be repercussions for her 17-year-old son if she continues to speak out about her husband’s detention.
Pastor Lorenzo continues to be held in a maximum security prison alongside prisoners convicted of violent crimes, sentenced to seven years in prison.
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