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    US says 'dismayed' Cuba protest disrupted

    US says 'dismayed' Cuba protest disrupted
    Thu Mar 18, 2:54 pm ET

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – The US State Department said Thursday it is
    "dismayed" that authorities in communist Cuba disrupted a demonstration
    by women relatives of political prisoners.

    President Barack Obama's administration, which has tried to engage
    diplomatically with Havana, is "dismayed that a peaceful march… Continue reading

    Cuba's Ladies In White Hauled Away During Protest

    Mar 18, 2010 3:46 pm US/Eastern
    Cuba's Ladies In White Hauled Away During Protest
    Reporting
    Eliott Rodriguez
    HAVANA (CBS4)

    A protest in Cuba Wednesday turned violent when a group of mothers and
    wives came face to face with a pro-government mob. The women were
    marking the 7th anniversary of a crackdown on dissidents, but Cuban
    police… Continue reading

    The plight of Cuba's hunger strikers

    The plight of Cuba's hunger strikers

    Cuba's neighbours should tell Castro's regime that if it wishes to avoid
    isolation it needs to improve its human rights record
    John Keegan
    Thursday 18 March 2010 12.30 GMT

    Today marks the seventh anniversary of a vicious crackdown on opponents
    of the Castro regime in Cuba. In the spring of… Continue reading

    Ladies in White march on Cuba crackdown anniversary

    Ladies in White march on Cuba crackdown anniversary
    Reuters
    Thursday, March 18, 2010; 1:19 PM

    HAVANA (Reuters) – With tourists looking on, hundreds of pro-government
    protesters shouted down 40 members of the Cuban opposition group "Ladies
    in White" in Old Havana on the anniversary Thursday of a 2003 crackdown
    on dissidents.

    State security agents kept the… Continue reading

    Cuban protesters punched, dragged

    Posted on Thursday, 03.18.10
    Cuban protesters punched, dragged
    For the second straight day, but in a much harsher manner, Cuban
    security agents broke up a protest march by female relatives of jailed
    dissidents.
    BY JUAN O. TAMAYO
    jtamayo@ElNuevoHerald.com

    Cuban security forces and pro-government civilians violently broke up
    another protest march Wednesday by Ladies in White —… Continue reading

    EUROPE-CUBA NGO NETWORK CALLS FOR INCREASED FOCUS ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND DEMOCRACY BY EU INSTITUTIONS

    EUROPE-CUBA NGO NETWORK CALLS FOR INCREASED FOCUS ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND
    DEMOCRACY BY EU INSTITUTIONS

    March 18, 2010.- Today, on the seventh anniversary of Cuba's „Black
    Spring" the Europe-Cuba NGO Network calls on all EU Institutions to
    increase their attention to issues of human rights and democracy on the
    island and to utilize all appropriate measures… Continue reading