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Cuban Pro-Democracy Activist Reportedly Arrested In Havana

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Cuban opponents Guillermo Farias (L) and Jose Daniel Ferrer (R) deliver a press conference to announce the merger of the political movements they head, on February 27, 2013 in Havana.  (ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

Cuban opponents Guillermo Farias (L) and Jose Daniel Ferrer (R) deliver a press conference to announce the merger of the political movements they head, on February 27, 2013 in Havana. (ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) — A Cuban leading activist Jose Ferrer has reportedly been arrested in Havana, according to pro-democracy activists in Cuba

According to the BBC, the activists say they don’t know where Ferrer has been taken.

The reported arrest by Cuban authorities happened before a regional gathering of heads of state set for next week.  Ferrer was planning on attending an unauthorized meeting during the gathering.

At least eight other activists have reportedly been arrested.

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