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    Cuban opposition leader urges end to hunger strike

    Posted on Sunday, 02.06.11 Cuban opposition leader urges end to hunger strikeBy ANNE-MARIE GARCIAAssociated Press HAVANA — A leader of Cuba's Ladies in White opposition group said Sunday that she will urge a colleague to end a 10-day old hunger strike she launched to demand freedom for her jailed husband, saying the protest could be […] Continue reading

    Cuba to free four more political prisoners

    Cuba to free four more political prisonersHAVANA | Wed Feb 2, 2011 5:29pm EST HAVANA (Reuters) – Cuba will soon free four more political prisoners and send them to Spain as it continues to clear jailed opponents from its prisons, the Roman Catholic Church said on Wednesday. The releases will raise to 60 the number […] Continue reading

    Cuban dissident who refused exile released

    Posted on Saturday, 02.05.11 Cuban dissident who refused exile released Guido Sigler Amaya was released from prison Friday after refusing to be exiled to Spain as a condition of his freedom.BY JUAN CARLOS CHAVESjcchaves@ElNuevoHerald.com Guido Sigler Amaya, the first of two political prisoners among a group of 11 dissidents who reject being exiled to Spain, […] Continue reading

    Cuba to free two dissidents who refused Spain exile

    Cuba to free two dissidents who refused Spain exile(AFP) HAVANA — Cuba will soon release two of the 11 political prisoners it is holding who have rejected exile in Spain, the Catholic Church said on Friday. The statement by the office of the archbishop of Havana, Cardinal Jaime Ortega, did not say when the men […] Continue reading

    Church: Cuba to free 2 prominent prisoners

    Posted on Friday, 02.04.11 Church: Cuba to free 2 prominent prisonersBy PAUL HAVENAssociated Press HAVANA — Cuba will free two prominent political prisoners and allow one of the men to remain in the country, the Catholic church said Friday, a powerful indication that a long impasse over the fate of the last remaining activists jailed […] Continue reading

    Cuba to free 4 opposition prisoners

    Posted on Wednesday, 02.02.11Cuba to free 4 opposition prisonersBy PAUL HAVENAssociated Press HAVANA — Cuba's government has agreed to free four men convicted of trying to flee the island by hijacking boats, and will send them into exile in Spain, a Roman Catholic Church official said Wednesday. None are among a group of 11 peaceful […] Continue reading

    Cuba refuses dissident exit visa

    Cuba refuses dissident exit visa Farinas: Government "is behaving in an arrogant manner"The Cuban authorities have refused an exit visa for a leading Cuban dissident to travel to France to receive the EU's Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. Guillermo Farinas launched a prolonged hunger strike earlier this year, protesting against the plight of Cuba's […] Continue reading

    Dissident: Cuba won’t let me accept rights prize

    Dissident: Cuba won't let me accept rights prize 'I'm going to continue in my battle for democracy,' winner of EU award says HAVANA — A Cuban dissident said he would not attend a ceremony in France to accept the European Parliament's top human rights prize because Cuban authorities had not given him permission to make […] Continue reading