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Prison, death, exile – Outcomes of peaceful opposition to a communist Cuba

Prison, death, exile: Outcomes of peaceful opposition to a communist Cuba BY JUAN O. TAMAYO AND NORA GAMEZ TORRES ngameztorres@elnuevoherald.com There are 44 years of dissidence between Cuban human rights activist Elizardo Sánchez and street protester Sara Martha Fonseca, four and a half decades of peaceful opposition to a communist system that jails people for […] Continue reading

Cuban dissident leader takes his message to the United States – ‘We’re not afraid’

Cuban dissident leader takes his message to the United States: ‘We’re not afraid’ By Karen DeYoung May 31 at 6:01 PM For most of his career as a Cuban dissident leader, through his 2003 arrest and seven years as a political prisoner, José Daniel Ferrer was repeatedly pressed by the Cuban government to leave the […] Continue reading

‘The only thing they can´t take from me is my body’

‘The only thing they can´t take from me is my body’
ERNESTO SANTANA | La Habana | 5 Oct 2015 – 12:05 pm.

A look of the career and meaning of the artist Danilo Maldonado (‘El
Sexto’).

Danilo Maldonado, aka… Continue reading

Activists Arrested for Approaching the Pope on Hunger Strike

Activists Arrested for Approaching the Pope on Hunger Strike / 14ymedio
Posted on September 24, 2015

14ymedio, 24 September 2015 — The three activists of the Patriotic Union
of Cuba (UNPACU) arrested on Sunday during Pope Francis’s Mass Francisco
in… Continue reading

Pope chose subtle over blunt critique in Cuba

Analysis: Pope chose subtle over blunt critique in Cuba
Rick Jervis, USA TODAY 9:04 p.m. EDT September 23, 2015

SANTIAGO DE CUBA, Cuba — During his four-day visit to this communist-run
island that ended Tuesday, Pope Francis spoke often of… Continue reading

Paya Was An Example Of Dedication And Persistence

“Paya Was An Example Of Dedication And Persistence”
14YMEDIO, Havana | Julio 22, 2015

Three years after the death of Oswaldo Payá and Harold Cepero, 14ymedio
has collected the opinions of some Cuban activists who knew the leader
of the… Continue reading

Shifting Dynamics for Cuba’s Dissidents

Shifting Dynamics for Cuba’s Dissidents
By THE EDITORIAL BOARDDEC. 27, 2014

The words were scrawled in graffiti on a street near the house of the
Cuban dissident Oswaldo Payá a few years before his suspicious death in
2012. “In a… Continue reading

The Political Legacy of Oswaldo Paya

The Political Legacy of Oswaldo Paya / 14ymedio
Posted on July 22, 2014

14YMEDIO, 22 July 2014 – On 22 July 2014, the opposition leader Oswaldo
Payá and the activist Harld Cepero died. Payá led the Christian
Liberation Movement and… Continue reading

Cuba must stop ‘cat-and-mouse game’ with political activists

2 August 2012 Cuba must stop 'cat-and-mouse game' with political activists "The latest arrest and short-term detention of José Daniel Ferrer García continues the Cuban authorities' cat-and-mouse game with political dissid... Continue reading

Political activist arrested: José Daniel Ferrer García

Document - Cuba: Political activist arrested: José Daniel Ferrer García UA: 229/12 Index: AMR 25/019/2012 Date: 1 August 2012 URGENT ACTION POLITICAL ACTIVIST ARRESTED Former prisoner of conscience José Daniel Ferrer García was ... Continue reading

Payá’s death leaves leadership gap in Cuba dissident movement that’s hard to fill

Posted on Sunday, 07.29.12 OSWALDO PAYA | CUBAN DISSIDENT MOVEMENT Payá's death leaves leadership gap in Cuba dissident movement that's hard to fill Oswaldo Payá, unquestionably the most centrist of Cuba's opposition leaders, ... Continue reading

Citizen Demand for Another Cuba – 536 Signatures and Counting

Citizen Demand for Another Cuba – 536 Signatures and Counting Translating Cuba Citizen Demand for Another Cuba As Cubans, legitimate children of this land and an essential part of our nation, we feel a deep sorrow at the prolonged crisis that we ... Continue reading

Cuba: Further information: Cuban prisoner of conscience still held: José Daniel Ferrer García

Document - Cuba: Further information: Cuban prisoner of conscience still held: José Daniel Ferrer GarcíaFurther information on UA: 99/12 Index: AMR 25/015/2012 Cuba Date: 13 April 2012URGENT ACTIONCUBAN PRISONER OF CONSCIENCE STILL HELDCuban ... Continue reading

Cuban prisoner of conscience still held: José Daniel Ferrer García

Document - Cuba: Further information: Cuban prisoner of conscience still held: José Daniel Ferrer GarcíaFurther information on UA: 99/12 Index: AMR 25/015/2012 Cuba Date: 13 April 2012URGENT ACTIONCUBAN PRISONER OF CONSCIENCE STILL HELDCuban ... Continue reading