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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

Cuban Dissidents Face Uphill Fight

Cuban Dissidents Face Uphill Fight
Published October 31, 2015
TRACEY EATON

The graffiti artist jailed for 10 months after he painted the names
“Fidel” and “Raúl” on two pigs said today he isn’t backing down.
“Art is my life and… Continue reading

Recognizing changes does not mean we go along

“Recognizing changes does not mean we go along”
REINALDO ESCOBAR, La Habana | Marzo 19, 2015

Twelve years after the Black Spring, 14ymedio chats with some of the
former political prisoners currently living on the Island. Two questions
have been… Continue reading

Political activist released without charge: José Daniel Ferrer García

Document - Cuba: Further information: Political activist released without charge: José Daniel Ferrer García Further information on UA: 229/12 Index: AMR 25/020/2012 Cuba Date: 2 August 2012 URGENT ACTION political activist released witho... 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 ... Continue reading

Prominent Cuban Dissident Arrested

Prominent Cuban Dissident Arrested

HAVANA – Cuban dissident Darsi Ferrer was arrested Thursday along with
four other people as they were staging a peaceful protest in downtown
Havana, according to information provided by the Cuban Human Rights and
National Reconciliation… Continue reading

Soul Searching: The Catholic Church and Human Rights in Cuba

Soul Searching: The Catholic Church and Human Rights in Cuba by COHA Research Associate Bethan Rafferty

Last month’s visit of the Holy See’s foreign minister, Monsignor Dominique Mamberti, to Cuba highlighted the historically uneasy relationship between the Cuban government and… Continue reading