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    Cuban Government Turns To New Forms Of Repression

    Cuban Government Turns To New Forms Of Repression 14ymedio, Havana, 3 July 2014 — Last June, there were 198 fewer arbitrary arrests of Cuban activists and opponents compared to the same month last year, according to a report by the Cuban Commission on Human Rights and National Reconciliation, which recorded a total of 380 arrests […] Continue reading

    Independent journalists hounded and arrested, while Granma reporter get 14 years on spying charge

    Independent journalists hounded and arrested, while Granma reporter get 14 years on spying charge Published on Wednesday 14 November 2012. Updated on Friday 16 November 2012. Reporters Without Borders condemns a worrying increase in harassment of dissidents in recent months, which has yet again contradicted the intentions manifested by the Cuban government when signing two […] Continue reading

    UN panel blasts Cuba on human rights abuses

    Posted on Saturday, 06.02.12 UN panel blasts Cuba on human rights abuses THE U.N. called Friday for an independent body to gather, investigate and report on complaints of human rights abuses in Cuba. By Juan O. Tamayo jtamayo@ElNuevoHerald.com The U.N.'s Committee Against Torture hammered Cuba on Friday for a lengthy string of human rights abuses […] Continue reading

    Cuban dissidents push for opening to democracy

    Cuban dissidents push for opening to democracyBy Carlos Batista (AFP) – 8 hours ago HAVANA — Leading dissidents in Cuba have launched a reform plan seeking a democratic opening in the Americas' only one-party Communist-run state. More than 40 prominent members of a range of outlawed small parties and movements signed and issued the document […] Continue reading

    Cuban government urged to let Guillermo Fariñas collect Sakharov Prize in Strasbourg in December

    Cuban government urged to let Guillermo Fariñas collect Sakharov Prize
    in Strasbourg in December
    Published on 21 October 2010
    In the same country

    The European Parliament today announced its decision to award this
    year's Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought to Guillermo Fariñas
    Hernández, a dissident journalist and blogger and tireless campaigner
    for civil liberties in… Continue reading

    Cuban dissidents offered political asylum

    Cuban dissidents offered political asylum
    Schwarzenberg calls for democracy activists to be released
    Posted: September 1, 2010
    By Cat Contiguglia – Staff Writer

    The Czech Republic has offered asylum to 10 Cuban dissidents and their
    families.

    In early July, the Spanish Foreign Ministry and the Catholic Church
    negotiated the release of 52 of 75 prisoners who… Continue reading

    Cuban 'Lady in White' tells of police repression

    Cuban 'Lady in White' tells of police repression
    23 March 2010

    Laura Pollan is one of the "Ladies in White", who has been demonstrating
    in Havana for the release of relatives imprisoned for their criticism of
    the Cuban government.

    Her husband, HÃetor Fernando Maseda Gutierrez, 67, is an engineer and
    independent journalist and one of 75… Continue reading

    Letter to Lula da Silva: "Cuba no longer a symbol, no longer a taboo"

    Saturday, March 20th 2010 – 04:05 UTC

    Letter to Lula da Silva: "Cuba no longer a symbol, no longer a taboo"

    Brazil and the community of Latin American countries are the only ones
    with the ability to influence the Cuban government's position on human
    rights and media freedom, says a letter addressed to Brazilian president
    Lula… Continue reading

    EU condemns Cuba for rights violations

    Posted on Thursday, 03.11.10
    EU condemns Cuba for rights violations
    The Associated Press

    STRASBOURG, France — The European Parliament voted Thursday to condemn
    Cuba for the "avoidable and cruel" death of a dissident hunger striker,
    earning a stinging response from Havana, which said it did not
    appreciate the lecture and would not respond to international pressure.… Continue reading

    Cuba: Harassment: Edgard Lopez Moreno – Amnesty International

    Cuba: Harassment: Edgard Lopez Moreno (m)
    PUBLIC AI Index: AMR 25/005/2009
    30 April 2009

    UA 115/09 Harassment
    CUBA Edgard Lopez Moreno (m)

    Edgard López Moreno, who was accepted as a refugee by the US government
    in February 2007, has been repeatedly denied an exit visa by the Cuban
    authorities. He has been on hunger strike in… Continue reading

    Cuba: Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review: Fourth session of the UPR Working Group of the Human Rights Council, February 2009 Amnsety International

    Document – Cuba: Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review: Fourth
    session of the UPR Working Group of the Human Rights Council, February 2009

    8 September 2008 Public
    amnesty international
    Cuba

    Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review

    Fourth session of the UPR Working Group of the Human Rights Council

    February 2009

    Executive summary

    In this… Continue reading

    Cuba: Amnesty International's human rights concerns

    AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL

    Media Briefing

    AI Index: AMR 25/003/2007 (Public)
    News Service No: 018
    29 January 2007

    Cuba: Amnesty International's human rights concerns
    For the past 40 years, Amnesty International (AI) has campaigned against
    human rights violations committed by the Cuban government, in
    particular, the imprisonment of political dissidents and journalists as
    a result of severe restrictions… Continue reading

    Country Reports on Human Rights Practices 2005

    Cuba

    Country Reports on Human Rights Practices – 2005
    Released by the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor
    March 8, 2006

    Cuba, with a population of 11 million, is a totalitarian state led by a
    president, Fidel Castro, whose regime controls all aspects of life
    through the Communist Party (CP) and its affiliated mass organizations,… Continue reading