The family of Cuban political prisoner Ariel Sigler Amaya is pleading for the world's attention. Otherwise, their brother, their uncle, their son, may die forgotten behind the bars of the Castro gulag.
Sigler has been imprisoned since the "black spring" of 2003, and recently was transferred to a military hospital in critical condition suffering from a numerous ailments. In six years, the gulag has turned a former boxing champion, standing 6 feet tall and weighing more than 200 pounds, into a cripple.
If he does not receive a medical parole and permission to travel to the United States for adequate care, he will die in the gulag.
In these videos, Sigler's brother Miguel and nephew Michel in Spanish make their pleas for Ariel's release.