Represión – Cuba – Repression

Monthly Archives: July 2010

Fidel Castro will take his secrets to the grave

Fidel Castro will take his secrets to the grave

Few people know as many explosive geopolitical secrets as Fidel Castro –
but don't expect to find them in his memoirs
Stephen Kinzer
guardian.co.uk, Thursday 29 July 2010 16.00 BST

At the end of the 1980s, when the Sandinista leader Daniel Ortega had
emerged as an international figure, he cast around for… Continue reading

Number of political prisoners in Cuba still murky

Posted on Friday, 07.23.10
Number of political prisoners in Cuba still murky
By PAUL HAVEN
Associated Press Writer

HAVANA — If Cuba releases 52 prisoners of conscience as promised, it
will still hold more than 100 people listed as political prisoners by
the island's leading human rights group. But a closer look will find
bombers, hijackers and fallen intelligence agents mixed in… Continue reading

DETIENEN A OPOSITORES PARA BLOQUEAR ACTIVIDADES CONTESTATARIAS

DETIENEN A OPOSITORES PARA BLOQUEAR ACTIVIDADES CONTESTATARIAS
23-07-2010.
Ana Aguililla
Periodista Independiente

(www.miscelaneasdecuba.net).- Ciudad de La Habana, 19 de julio del 2010.
Ana Aguililla.- Cambio- Debate Cuba.- El pasado día 17, Julián Martínez
Báez, Presidente del Partido Pro Derechos Humanos afiliado a la
Fundación Sajarov, fue detenido en San José de Las Lajas, provincia Habana.

Martínez Báez, quien es también… Continue reading

Represión en la capital

Represión en la capital

LA HABANA, Cuba, 21 de julio (Sandra Guerra, Hablemos Press /
www.cubanet.org) – Agentes de la policía arrestaron el pasado fin de
semana, en las calles Prado, Galiano y Monte, a varios trabajadores por
cuenta propia que vendían diferentes productos, actividad considerada
ilegal por el gobierno.
Los policías exigían el carné de identidad a todo ciudadano que… Continue reading

URGENT PLEA TO INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY

URGENT PLEA TO INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY
20-07-2010.

Information Center of the Council of Human Rights Rapporteurs in Cuba
(www.miscelaneasdecuba.net).- As members of the Information Center of
the Council of Human Rights Rapporteurs in Cuba, we urgently call upon
the International Community since Cuban State Security has intensified
the repression against us as of July 15, 2010, when our three telephones
were… Continue reading

COMPLICIDAD DE ETECSA CON LA REPRESIÓN

COMPLICIDAD DE ETECSA CON LA REPRESIÓN
19-07-2010.
José Alberto Álvarez Bravo
Periodista Independiente

(www.miscelaneasdecuba.net).- La Empresa de Telecomunicaciones de Cuba
sociedad anónima, ETECSA, ha suspendido, durante varios días, el
servicio de telefonía móvil a más de una decena de disidentes, sin dar
una explicación del o de los motivos a quienes la han pedido.

Esta actuación pone de manifiesto la… Continue reading

REPRESIÓN EN BAYAMO CONTRA MOVIMIENTO JUVENIL

REPRESIÓN EN BAYAMO CONTRA MOVIMIENTO JUVENIL
19-07-2010.
Magaly Norvis Otero Suárez
Periodista Independiente del centro de Información Hablemos Press

(www.miscelaneasdecuba.net).- Bayamo. Opositores y activista de los
derechos humanos en la ciudad de Bayamo sufren represión por parte de la
policía política castrista, informó un activista.

Yoandri Montoya Avilé, comunicó vía telefónica que desde horas de la
mañana del miércoles activista… Continue reading

It took more than dialogue to free them

Posted on Sunday, 07.18.10

CUBA'S POLITICAL PRISONERS
It took more than dialogue to free them
BY PAUL WEBSTER HARE
paulhare@bu.edu

Cuban political prisoners are being released because of dialogue,
Spanish Minister Moratinos is telling the European Union. He is claiming
the Spanish government's approach is vindicated and that the EU Common
Position on Cuba should now be abandoned. There is a “new… Continue reading

The Little Brother Reports on Big Brother in Cuba: A Tale of Repression and Forgiveness

The Little Brother Reports on Big Brother in Cuba: A Tale of Repression
and Forgiveness

Today's guest post is by a young Cuban journalist, and new blogger,
Ernesto Morales Licea. Ernesto graduated from the Universidad de
Oriente, in Santiago de Cuba, in 2008, and began his professional career
at the government radio station in Bayamo, where he lives. This post,
from his… Continue reading

Cuba's freed dissidents vow to fight on

16 July 2010 Last updated at 12:19 GMT
Cuba's freed dissidents vow to fight on
By Sarah Rainsford BBC News, Madrid

They began by making the "L" sign for liberty and the "V" sign for
victory with their fingers.

The six independent journalists from Cuba gathered at a news conference
in Madrid were among the first to arrive in Spain this week… Continue reading

Scores to Go

Scores to Go
Published: July 14, 2010

Nine Cuban political prisoners tasted freedom this week after they were
allowed to fly to exile in Spain. They pledged to keep fighting for
democracy in Cuba. They must not fight alone.

The president of Cuba, Raúl Castro, has said he would free 43 more
prisoners. But Cuba is believed to be holding dozens or… Continue reading

Cuba frees prisoners to improve image, economy

Tuesday July 13, 2010
Cuba frees prisoners to improve image, economy
By Jeff Franks

HAVANA (Reuters) – The Cuban government's surprising decision to free 52
political prisoners enables President Raul Castro to reduce political
friction both inside and outside Cuba, and focus on pulling the island
out of financial crisis, Cubans and Cuba experts said.
Cuba's President Raul Castro waves to the… Continue reading

New Tactics for an Old Regime in Cuba

New Tactics for an Old Regime in Cuba

With last Wednesday's announcement of plans to release 52 political
prisoners who were arrested during a 2003 crackdown, Cuban President
Raúl Castro took his first major step away from decades of hardline
policy. Under the deal negotiated with Cardinal Jaime Ortega of the
Roman Catholic Church, five of the prisoners were to be released… Continue reading

Zapata Lives!

Reina Luisa Tamayo Danger
Cuban grandmother
Posted: July 6, 2010 10:20 AM

Zapata Lives!

Much has been said in the Cuban regime's official media about my son
Orlando Zapata Tamayo, a young black man. Many lies have been told, and
it has been said that my son was a criminal, and that he was not simply
allowed to die. The truth is… Continue reading

Disminuye el número de presos políticos en Cuba, aunque sigue la represión

Disminuye el número de presos políticos en Cuba, aunque sigue la represión

En la actualidad, 167 personas cumplen condenas en cárceles cubanas por
motivos políticos, 34 menos que a finales de 2009, según el último
informe de la Comisión Cubana de Derechos Humanos y Reconciliación Nacional

MAURICIO VICENT – La Habana – 05/07/2010

El número de presos políticos cubanos se redujo un… Continue reading

Amnesty blasts Cuba's rights record

Amnesty blasts Cuba's rights record

A report from human rights group Amnesty International has accused Cuba
of instituting "a climate of fear that stifles and criminalises dissent"
against the island's communist government.

According to the report, which was released on Wednesday, Cuban laws are
so vague and arbitrary that any act of dissent can be deemed criminal.

The Cuban government has not… Continue reading

La peor represión de Iberoamérica

«La peor represión de Iberoamérica»
AI publica un informe sobre la mordaza a la libertad de expresión en Cuba
JOSÉ GRAU / MADRID
Día 01/07/2010 – 01.43h

«Estamos totalmente de acuerdo con el informe de Amnistía Internacional
(AI) sobre Cuba y su publicación está completamente justificada». Son
palabras de Elizardo Sánchez, el presidente de la Comisión Cubana de
Derechos Humanos y Reconciliación… Continue reading

Reina Luisa Tamayo: Que cese la represión

Reina Luisa Tamayo: Que cese la represión

Audio:
http://www.martinoticias.com/MartiMedia/audio/J-012_100701.wma

(Radio Martí) – Desde que murió el mártir cubano Orlando Zapata Tamayo,
el pasado 23 de febrero, su madre y familia han sido constantemente
hostigadas por parte de la policía política y por partidarios del
régimen castrista.

"Hemos sido repudiados, amenazados y avasallados por la Seguridad del
Estado, la policía política y el… Continue reading

MENENDEZ STATEMENT ON HOUSE AGRICULTURE COMMITTEE CONSIDERATION OF CUBA TRAVEL BILL

MENENDEZ STATEMENT ON HOUSE AGRICULTURE COMMITTEE CONSIDERATION OF CUBA
TRAVEL BILL
01-07-2010.

(www.miscelaneasdecuba.net).- WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Robert Menendez
(D-NJ) released the following statement today on the House Agriculture
Committee's markup of legislation to lift the Cuba travel ban (H.R. 4645):

"The legislation being considered today in the House Agriculture
Committee would enrich a regime that denies its own people… Continue reading

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