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Monthly Archives: May 2008

Cuba: A full-blown prison state

The Post editorial board on the real Cuba: A full-blown prison state
Posted: May 30, 2008, 11:38 AM by Marni Soupcoff
Editorial

Earlier this month, we published an article by the U.S. ambassador to
Canada, David H. Wilkins, announcing a new "Day of Solidarity with the
Cuban People," to be observed on May 21. In today's edition of the
National Post, Cuba's… Continue reading

DECLARACION DE DAMAS DE BLANCO SOBRE CAMPAÑA DIFAMATORIA Y REPRESION DEL GOBIERNO CUBANO

DECLARACION DE DAMAS DE BLANCO SOBRE CAMPAÑA DIFAMATORIA Y REPRESION DEL
GOBIERNO CUBANO

Alertamos a los cubanos y la opinión pública internacional sobre los
preparativos del Gobierno de Cuba para emprender una ola represiva
contra las Damas de Blanco, similar a la efectuada en Marzo de 2003
contra 75 pacíficas personas y el injusto fusilamiento de 3 jóvenes negros.

Las Damas de… Continue reading

Denuncian caso de represión en Cuba

Denuncian caso de represión en Cuba
27 de mayo de 2008 / Diario La Capital. ar

La Habana, Cuba – www.bitacoracubana.com – El grupo opositor cubano
Asamblea para Promover la Sociedad Civil (APSC), que encabeza Martha
Beatriz Roque, denunció ayer que 26 disidentes fueron reprimidos por la
policía cuando intentaban realizar una manifestación en la central
ciudad de Placetas.

"El grupo estaba… Continue reading

Cuba dissidents back Obama pledge

Cuba dissidents back Obama pledge
By Michael Voss
BBC News, Havana

A group of Cuban dissidents has backed a call by the US presidential
hopeful, Barack Obama, for direct talks with the new Cuban President,
Raul Castro.

The organisation, Women in White, is made up of female relatives of
Cuban political prisoners.

In an open letter to Mr Obama they wrote of… Continue reading

Cuba's leaders must be held accountable

DAY OF SOLIDARITY
Cuba's leaders must be held accountable
Posted on Thu, May. 22, 2008
BY CONDOLEEZZA RICE and CARLOS M. GUTIERREZ
www.state.gov

The great story of the Americas today is that more and more people are
becoming protagonists in the political, economic and social life of
their nations. Millions of men and women once confined to the margins of
their societies… Continue reading

Cuba intensifies campaign against dissidents amid changes

ANALYSIS: Cuba intensifies campaign against dissidents amid changes
Posted : Tue, 20 May 2008 21:40:03 GMT
Author : DPA
Category : World
World News | Home

Havana – Cuba's latest crackdown on its internal dissident movement –
amid allegations that it received funding from Miami-based "terrorists"
with the help of the US Interests Section (USINT) in Havana – has caused
a stir… Continue reading

Raúl: more of the same?

Raúl: more of the same?

Despite 'Raúlistroika' and the signing of two key UN charters, Cuba
remains a long way from granting its citizens full human rights
Emilio Viano and J Paul Johnson

May 21, 2008 7:00 AM

During Soviet times factory workers reportedly quipped: "They pretend to
pay us, and we pretend to work." This axiom applies well to current
events… Continue reading

US tries to put spotlight on political prisoners in Cuba

US tries to put spotlight on political prisoners in Cuba

Sun May 18, 5:18 PM ET

WASHINGTON (AFP) – The United States, pushing a new initiative, is
seeking to spotlight political prisoners' plight in communist Cuba, US
Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez said Sunday.
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"These are people who in many cases have just disagreed with the regime.
… And … the conditions… Continue reading

U.S. picks new envoy to Cuba

HAVANA
U.S. picks new envoy to Cuba
Jonathan D. Farrar, a human rights expert, will replace Michael Parmly
as head of the U.S. Interests Section in Havana.
Posted on Fri, May. 16, 2008
By JUAN O. TAMAYO
jtamayo@MiamiHerald.com

The top U.S. diplomat in Cuba, Michael Parmly, will leave his post this
summer and will be replaced by a top official at the… Continue reading

Cubans buy into Raúl's new consumer freedoms

CUBA
Cubans buy into Raúl's new consumer freedoms
Cubans have enthusiastically embraced Raúl Castro's lifting of
restrictions on products such as cellphones and TVs.
Posted on Sun, May. 18, 2008
BY MIAMI HERALD STAFF
Cuba@MiamiHerald.com

HAVANA —
Buses are running, household goods are flying off store shelves, and
Cubans are giddily comparing their latest cellphone features.

After decades of stagnation in a… Continue reading

We can't let the dissidents down

CUBA
We can't let the dissidents down
Posted on Thu, May. 15, 2008
BY FRANCISCO 'PEPE' HERNANDEZ
www.canf.org

U.S. funding targeted for the promotion of democracy in Cuba is not
reaching Cuba's dissidents. The Cuban American National Foundation's
findings in a recently concluded study, which reviewed the expenditures
of four of the Cuba Democracy Program's largest recipients, demonstrates
that 83 percent of… Continue reading

DIPUTADAS ESPAÑOLAS MUESTRAN SU SOLIDARIDAD CON LAS DAMAS DE BLANCO TRAS LA REPRESIÓN SUFRIDA EN UN ACTO EN CUBA

DIPUTADAS ESPAÑOLAS MUESTRAN SU SOLIDARIDAD CON LAS DAMAS DE BLANCO TRAS
LA REPRESIÓN SUFRIDA EN UN ACTO EN CUBA
2008-05-12. Asociación Española Cuba en Transición, www.cubaentransicion.com
Leticia Lombardero Vindel

– La iniciativa responde a la sugerencia de las Damas de Blanco
residentes en España, Blanca Reyes, Gisela Delgado y Bertha Bueno.

– Todas las diputadas del PP, CiU y UPyD y dos… Continue reading

Cuba's historic role in human rights

VERBATIM
Cuba's historic role in human rights
Posted on Sat, May. 10, 2008
By PABLO PEREZ-CISNEROS

This year marks the 60th anniversary of the U.N. Declaration of Human
Rights. Below are excerpts from a speech by Miamian Pablo Pérez-Cisneros
at a Vatican conference sponsored by the U.S. Embassy to the Holy See.

The founding conference of the United Nations took place in… Continue reading

Homosexualidad sin represión

Homosexualidad sin represión

LA HABANA, Cuba, 9 de mayo (José Antonio Fornaris, Cuba-Verdad /
www.cubanet.org) – Por primera vez en Cuba se realizará un acto público
con apoyo gubernamental a favor del reconocimiento de los derechos de
los homosexuales. El lugar será el Pabellón Cuba, en la conocida zona de
la Rampa, el próximo 17 de mayo.

De acuerdo con una… Continue reading

LA REPRESIÓN EN CUBA NO SE DETIENE

LA REPRESIÓN EN CUBA NO SE DETIENE
2008-05-08.
Roberto de Jesús Guerra Pérez Periodista Independiente y Director del
Centro de Información de la Corriente Martiana

Agentes de la Policía Política cubana continúan hostigando a activistas
del Partido Pro Derechos Humanos de Cuba afiliados a la Fundación Andrés
Sajarov, PPDHC AFAS, según informo el ejecutivo nacional de dicha
organización

En días pasados un… Continue reading

Something smells different in Cuba

Something smells different in Cuba
tags:
* Cuba
* anarchism
* state socialism

May 4th, 2008 by MLC-ista

Mayday statement of Cuban anarchists about the post-Fidel situation and
the prospects for anarchism and workers' control in Cuba.

With respect to the situation in Cuba these past few weeks, the Cuban
Libertarian Movement – MLC (affinity group of Cuban anarchists in exile)
speaks… Continue reading

Survey lists most world's most repressive regimes

Survey lists most world's most repressive regimes
Posted on Tue, May. 06, 2008
By BARRY SCHWEID
AP Diplomatic Writer

WASHINGTON —
In a worldwide survey, a democracy watchdog organization said 90
countries respect a broad array of basic human rights and political
freedom while 103 countries fail to some degree to observe standards of
liberal democracy.

Eight countries were judged by Freedom… Continue reading

MADRES DE PRISIONEROS POLÍTICOS SE QUEJAN DE AUMENTO DE REPRESIÓN

MADRES DE PRISIONEROS POLÍTICOS SE QUEJAN DE AUMENTO DE REPRESIÓN
2008-05-05.
Buró de trabajo de Francisco Chaviano González, Coordinador general ai.

La Habana, 30 de abril del 2008.- Las señoras Gregoria Corrales de 66
años de edad y Gladis Farah de 68, denuncian el maltrato a que están
siendo sometidos sus hijos Luís Campos Corrales y Lázaro Alejandro
García Farah respectivamente, prisioneros… Continue reading

CARTA AL GOBIERNO ALEMÁN A PROPÓSITO DE REPRESIÓN CONTRA LAS DAMAS DE BLANCO

CARTA AL GOBIERNO ALEMÁN A PROPÓSITO DE REPRESIÓN CONTRA LAS DAMAS DE BLANCO
2008-05-04.
Maria Elena Morejón Rodríguez, Representante para Europa, Frente para la
Libertad de Cuba

Sr. Günter Nooke
Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores
Delegado para la Política de Derechos Humanos
Y Ayuda Humanitaria de Alemania

Werderscher Mark 1

10117 Berlin Hannover, 22.04.08

Estimado Sr. Nooke,

Una vez más me dirijo a… Continue reading

Primero de mayo y más represión

CRÓNICA

Primero de mayo y más represión

Reinaldo Cosano Alén, Sindical Press

LA HABANA, Cuba, mayo (www.cubanet.org) – El arresto de cinco Damas de
Blanco cuando intentaban entregar una carta reclamando la libertad de
sus familiares presos, es una clara advertencia de que el régimen no se
ha quitado el uniforme militar, que no cederá ni un ápice, y que… Continue reading

DENUNCIAN REPRESIÓN CONTRA ACTIVISTAS DE DERECHOS HUMANOS EN CUBA

DENUNCIAN REPRESIÓN CONTRA ACTIVISTAS DE DERECHOS HUMANOS EN CUBA
2008-05-02.
Carlos Serpa Maceira, Corresponsal en la isla de Misceláneas de Cuba

La Habana, 2 de mayo de 2008.- El Proyecto Cívico Cultural "Julio Tang
Texier", una organización defensora de los derechos humanos que promueve
en el interior de Cuba una información alternativa y sin censura
mediante medios audiovisuales, denunció en La Habana… Continue reading

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