In September 2012, the Castro regime's secret police stormed into his home and arrested him, along with his wife and son.
In April 2013, Rodriguez Acosta was handed a 9-year prison sentence.
Meanwhile, his son, Osvaldo Rodriguez Castillo, was handed a 7-year prison sentence and his wife, Juana Castillo, a 5-year sentence of non-confined correctional work.
Rodriguez Acosta is on the 37th day of a hunger strike, which he began on May 10th, at the notorious prison facility of Combinado del Este.
He is currently confined at a prison hospital in poor physical condition.
Below are pictures of Osvaldo Rodriguez, father and son, pursuant to attacks by the Cuban authorities