Cuban Artist El Sexto Is Freed After 10 Months in Prison

October 20, 2015 5:14 PM

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The Cuban artist known as El Sexto says he has been freed after spending 10 months behind bars for attempting to release two pigs painted with the names of Raul and Fidel Castro, the country's current president and former leader.

Danilo Maldonado told The Associated Press by phone Tuesday that he had just arrived home from prison. His case had been taken up by international human rights groups and was seen as a sign of the Cuban government's continued intolerance of criticism of the country's most important figures despite t...

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