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Amnesty International says Cuba stepping up repression of independent media

Amnesty International says Cuba stepping up repression of independent media
By: The Associated Press
30/06/2010 6:50 AM

MADRID – Amnesty International says Cuba is stepping up repression of
independent media as journalists try to report on a country eager for
change now that longtime ruler Fidel Castro has been replaced by his
brother Raul.

The New York-based human rights group says this… Continue reading

Climate of fear in Cuba criticised

'Climate of fear' in Cuba criticised

Human rights group Amnesty International urged Cuba to release political
prisoners and take other measures to end what it called a "climate of
fear" for government opponents, in a report issued today.

The London-based organization said Cuban leaders used the longstanding
US trade embargo against the communist-led island as what it called a
"lame excuse" for… Continue reading

Amnesty urges Cuba to end political repression

Amnesty urges Cuba to end political repression
By David Ariosto, CNN
June 30, 2010 — Updated 1555 GMT (2355 HKT)

* Amnesty says Cuban government has created "climate of fear"
* Group says laws are so vague almost any dissent is illegal in some way
* Prisoner transfers, releases seem to hint at policy change
* Catholic Church's influence apparently growing

Havana,… Continue reading

Amnesty says Cuba must end "climate of fear"

Amnesty says Cuba must end "climate of fear"
HAVANA
Wed Jun 30, 2010 6:00am EDT

HAVANA (Reuters) – Human rights group Amnesty International urged Cuba
to release political prisoners and take other measures to end what it
called a "climate of fear" for government opponents, in a report issued
on Wednesday.

World | Cuba

The London-based organization said Cuban leaders used the… Continue reading

Cuban prisoner of conscience released, Darsi Ferrer – Amnesty International

Cuba: Cuban prisoner of conscience released, Darsi Ferrer

Further information on UA: 134/10 Index: AMR 25/010/2010 Date: 25 June 2010

CUBAN Prisoner of conscience released

Darsi Ferrer was released from detention in the Cuban capital, Havana,
on 22 June. He had spent almost a year in a maximum security prison
after organizing protests critical of the government.

Darsi Ferrer, the director of… Continue reading

Esteban Morales Booted from Cuba's Communist Party

Esteban Morales Booted from Cuba's Communist Party
June 28, 2010
Pedro Campos*

HAVANA TIMES, June 28 – Esteban Morales, PhD., has been "separated from
the ranks" of the Communist Party of Cuba (PCC) for his publication of
an article denouncing what he considers the counter-revolutionary
corruption and bureaucracy that exists in the country. The Playa
Municipal Committee of the PCC communicated its… Continue reading

Cuba: a story of horrible prison conditions

Cuba: a story of horrible prison conditions
Published on : 29 June 2010 – 3:54pm | By International Justice Desk (RNW)

Cuban dissident Darsi Ferrer has been released from the Havana prison
where he been held for almost a year. Cuban authorities conditionally
released Ferrer after a visit from Vatican Foreign Minister Dominque
Mamberti last week.

Ferrer was arrested July 21 2009… Continue reading

Sunshine policy toward Cuba?

CLAVER-CARONE:

'Sunshine policy' toward Cuba?
Similar wishful thinking failed to bring together the two Koreas
By Mauricio Claver-Carone

5:59 p.m., Monday, June 28, 2010

North and South Korea are facing their gravest crisis since the end of
the Korean War as South Korea threatens to retaliate against North Korea
for sinking one of its warships. Forty-six sailors died in the torpedo
attack… Continue reading

Release of Cuban prisoner of conscience is long overdue – Amnesty International

Release of Cuban prisoner of conscience is long overdue
24 June 2010

The release of a Cuban prisoner of conscience who spent almost a year in
pre-trial detention at a maximum security prison after organizing
protests critical of the government is long overdue, Amnesty
International has said.

Darsi Ferrer was convicted on Tuesday on spurious charges of receiving
illegally obtained goods and… Continue reading

More Cuban political prisoners put their lives on the line

Posted on Tuesday, 06.15.10

More Cuban political prisoners put their lives on the line
At least five Cuban political prisoners are refusing food in a
spontaneous trend triggered by the February death of a dissident.
BY FRANCES ROBLES
frobles@MiamiHerald.com

Egberto Angel Escobedo completed his 17th year in a Cuban prison last
Friday, and his 56th day of a hunger strike.

He's at… Continue reading

Castros reject any opening

Posted on Thursday, 06.17.10
Castros reject any opening
BY MARIFELI PEREZ-STABLE
MarifeliPerezStable.com

Aletter signed by 74 Cuban citizens — calling on the U.S. Congress to
end the travel ban on Americans visiting Cuba — has raised hackles
among hard-liners in Miami. With them in mind, the signatories
acknowledge that the regime stands to benefit from windfall earnings if
the ban is lifted,… Continue reading

DENUNCIAN REPRESIÓN EN EL ORIENTE DE CUBA

DENUNCIAN REPRESIÓN EN EL ORIENTE DE CUBA
11-06-2010.
Calixto Ramón Martínez Arias
Centro de Información Hablemos Press

(www.miscelaneasdecuba.net).- Hablemos Press en Guantánamo, comunicó,
vía telefónica, la represión desatada por la policía política en la
localidad de Baracoa contra la oposición.

El corresponsal reportó que desde el día 31 del pasado mes hasta la
fecha han sido víctima de secuestro por… Continue reading

U.S. funds for democracy programs in Cuba get green light

Posted on Monday, 06.07.10
U.S. funds for democracy programs in Cuba get green light
BY JUAN O. TAMAYO
jtamayo@ElNuevoHerald.com

Two members of Congress have freed $15 million for pro-democracy
programs in Cuba, but are still blocking $2.6 million for a contractor
whose employee is jailed in Havana, according to Washington officials.

“I am pleased the State Department has finally released these important… Continue reading

El régimen provocó 147 incidentes de represión política en el mes de mayo

El régimen provocó 147 incidentes de represión política en el mes de mayo
Martes 08 de Junio de 2010 19:32 DDC

Por lo menos 120 personas fueron detenidas arbitrariamente en mayo, por
varias horas o días, y se produjeron unos 147 incidentes de represión
política, según el último informe mensual de la Comisión Cubana de
Derechos Humanos y Reconciliación Nacional (CCDHRN).

"Muchos… Continue reading

ONG española denuncia que la represión y las amenazas en Cuba "no han cesado"

ONG española denuncia que la represión y las amenazas en Cuba "no han
cesado"
EFE
Madrid

La ONG Solidaridad Española con Cuba denunció hoy que la oposición al
régimen castrista en la isla continúa sufriendo "amenazas y represión",
y que el acoso a los presos de conciencia "no ha cesado" durante el
pasado mayo.

La organización recoge en un comunicado las principales… Continue reading

La represión en Cuba

La represión en Cuba
Jaime Rodríguez Arana
07-06-2010

El gobierno cubano sigue erre que erre en su labor de represión y
hostigamiento de las manifestaciones de las Damas de blanco en la isla.
La presión internacional para que el régimen libere a los presos
políticos no hace mella en las autoridades comunistas. Incluso se acaba
de detener en estos días a una… Continue reading

Historia del dengue en Cuba

Historia del dengue en Cuba
Tania Díaz Castro

LA HABANA, Cuba, junio (www.cubanet.org) – Es larga la historia del
dengue en Cuba; tiene, según documentos que poseo, más de veintinueve
años, porque fue el 30 de junio de 1981 que el periódico Granma dio a
conocer por primera vez la existencia del dengue hemorrágico en la isla.
En la misma… Continue reading

37 arrested in Cuba crackdown

Posted on Saturday, 06.05.10
37 arrested in Cuba crackdown
Two major Cuban dissident groups have been raided in Havana in the past
two days and 37 members were arrested, group leaders said.
BY JUAN CARLOS CHAVEZ
jcchavez@ElNuevoHerald.com

The Cuban government harassed and detained dozens of opponents in the
past two days, signaling a new wave of repression that deals a serious
blow… Continue reading

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