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Reporters Without Borders Rates Press Freedom In Cuba Very Low

Reporters Without Borders Rates Press Freedom In Cuba Very Low 14ymedio, Havana, 27 April 2017 — Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has placed Cuba in position 173 on its 2017 World Press Freedom Index published on Wednesday, two places lower than last year, and in the lowest category (shown in black), along with “the worst dictatorships […] Continue reading

Last of released Cuban ‘Group of 75’ prisoners pledge to continue political rights campaign

Thursday, March 24th 2011 – 18:16 UTC

Last of released Cuban ‘Group of 75′ prisoners pledge to continue
political rights campaign

Cuba’s last prisoners from among the “Group of 75” dissidents rounded up
and jailed by the Castro brothers’ regime in March 2003 were freed
Wednesday.

The release of Felix Navarro and Jose Daniel Ferrer concludes a process
began last July in… Continue reading

Church: Cuba to release last dissidents from '03

Posted on Tuesday, 03.22.11

Church: Cuba to release last dissidents from '03
By PAUL HAVEN
Associated Press

HAVANA — The Roman Catholic Church said Tuesday that the Cuban
government will release the last two political prisoners held since a
2003 crackdown on dissent, a landmark announcement that came the same
day Fidel Castro said he had stepped down as head of the… Continue reading

Church: Cuba to release last dissidents from ’03

Posted on Tuesday, 03.22.11

Church: Cuba to release last dissidents from ’03
By PAUL HAVEN
Associated Press

HAVANA — The Roman Catholic Church said Tuesday that the Cuban
government will release the last two political prisoners held since a
2003 crackdown on dissent, a landmark announcement that came the same
day said he had stepped down as head of the… Continue reading

How best to empower Cuba’s civil resistance

Posted on Tuesday, 03.15.11

How best to empower Cuba’s civil resistance
BY ORLANDO GUTIERREZ-BORONAT

People-power revolutions have changed the political landscape of the
world over the last 25 years. Most, such as those in formerly Communist
Central and Eastern Europe, have succeeded. Others, as in and
Burma, have failed for now.

In those where violence has broken out, it has been… Continue reading

How best to empower Cuba's civil resistance

Posted on Tuesday, 03.15.11

How best to empower Cuba's civil resistance
BY ORLANDO GUTIERREZ-BORONAT

People-power revolutions have changed the political landscape of the
world over the last 25 years. Most, such as those in formerly Communist
Central and Eastern Europe, have succeeded. Others, as in China and
Burma, have failed for now.

In those where violence has broken out, it has been… Continue reading

About / Sobre

Welcome to  Repression in Cuba.

This website is the result of a cooperation between Cubafaq and the Iniciativa Cubaverdad.

We want to inform people about what is happening in Cuba using prime sources

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Bienvenido a la represión en Cuba.

Este sitio web es el resultado de una cooperación entre Cubafaq y la  Iniciativa Cubaverdad.

Queremos informar a… Continue reading

Does last Black Spring journalist's release mark turning point for free expression?

Does last Black Spring journalist's release mark turning point for free
expression?
Published on Monday 7 March 2011.

The last journalist detained since the March 2003 "Black Spring"
crackdown, Pedro Argüelles Morán, was released from a prison in Ciego de
Ávila, his home town, on the evening of 4 March and was reunited with
his family, concluding a sad episode in Cuba's… Continue reading

The Cuban dancer exodus to Canada

The Cuban dancer exodus to Canada
Published On Fri Mar 11 2011
Michael Crabb Special to the Star

On a bitter winter's day late last month, members of the much-acclaimed
National Ballet of Cuba boarded a plane in Montreal to return to sunny
Havana after triumphant performances of their signature work, Giselle —
except for five dancers who stayed.

When word of… Continue reading

Does last Black Spring journalist’s release mark turning point for free expression?

Does last Black Spring ‘s release mark turning point for free
?
Published on Monday 7 March 2011.

The last journalist detained since the March 2003 “Black Spring”
crackdown, Pedro Argüelles Morán, was released from a in Ciego de
Ávila, his home town, on the evening of 4 March and was reunited with
his family, concluding a sad episode… Continue reading

A new dawn for Cuba as capitalism eclipses communism

A new dawn for Cuba as capitalism eclipses communismBy David Usborne in HavanaSaturday, 5 March 2011The party begins to pop at about midnight when the half-naked male models point the last stragglers to the open roof top.On a second level above us unde... Continue reading

DECLARATION OF SANTIAGO

DECLARATION OF SANTIAGO03-03-2011.Concilio Cubano(www.miscelaneasdecuba.net).- The Cuban people live in very difficult times. However, this is not news. For more than fifty years we have witnessed increasing poverty and the ongoing violation of our hum... Continue reading

Cuba’s Internet repression equals groupthink

Posted on Sunday, 02.27.11

Cuba’s repression equals groupthink
By José Azel
jazel@miami.edu

Cuba remains one of the world’s most repressive environments for the
Internet and information technologies. The Cuban government has created
a dual system with a national intranet and the global Internet. Most
Cubans have access only to the national intranet which consists of an
in-country e-mail system, a Cuban… Continue reading

Cuban "Lady in White" Speaks of Life in Spain

Cuban "Lady in White" Speaks of Life in SpainInterview With Ex-Prisoner's SisterBy Nieves San MartínSAN FELIU DE LLOBREGAT, Spain, FEB. 25, 2011 (Zenit.org).- Teresa Galbán lives in Spain now -- her friendships and experiences f... Continue reading

Exiles march in support of Cuban dissidents

Posted on Thursday, 02.24.11Exiles march in support of Cuban dissidentsBy LUISA YANEZlyanez@MiamiHerald.comAbout 3,000 people crowded a stretch of Southwest Eighth Street in Little Havana Thursday to mark the 15th anniversary of the shoot-down of four ... Continue reading

In Cuba, Castro Marks an Anniversary By Unleashing the Hounds

In Cuba, Castro Marks an Anniversary By Unleashing the HoundsBy Michael GonzalezPublished February 23, 2011As Muammar al-Qaddafi clings to power by ordering his troops to shoot on their Libyan compatriots, across the globe in the Caribbean one of his l... Continue reading

Two journalists still held after”Black Spring”; journalist Iván Hernández’s release

Two journalists still held after “Black Spring” Iván
Hernández’s release
Published on Monday 21 February 2011.

Iván Hernández Carrillo, a correspondent for the small independent news
agency Pátria, returned to his family home in Matanzas province on 19
February after eight years in jail. Sentenced to 25 years in
during the March 2003 “Black Spring” crackdown on dissidents, he is… Continue reading

Two journalists still held after "Black Spring" journalist Iván Hernández's release

Two journalists still held after "Black Spring" journalist Iván
Hernández's release
Published on Monday 21 February 2011.

Iván Hernández Carrillo, a correspondent for the small independent news
agency Pátria, returned to his family home in Matanzas province on 19
February after eight years in jail. Sentenced to 25 years in prison
during the March 2003 "Black Spring" crackdown on dissidents, he is… Continue reading

US to boost support for cyber dissidents

Posted on Tuesday, 02.15.11

US to boost support for cyber dissidents
By MATTHEW LEE
Associated Press

WASHINGTON — The United States stands with cyber dissidents and
democracy activists from the Middle East to China and beyond, Secretary
of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday.

She pledged to expand the Obama administration's efforts to foil
Internet repression in autocratic states.

In an impassioned… Continue reading

Protests in Egypt Spark Fears in Cuba Over Growing Internet Opposition Movements

Protests in Egypt Spark Fears in Cuba Over Growing Internet Opposition
Movements
By Serafin Gomez
Published February 11, 2011
FoxNews.com

Peering at the upheaval thousands of miles away in Egypt, the Cuban
government is increasingly concerned about a burgeoning opposition
movement growing through the Internet.

As a result, the Castro regime has intensified its crackdown on
dissident groups in an attempt to… Continue reading

Will Cuba be the next Egypt?

Wall Street Journal:
Will Cuba be the next Egypt?
6. February 2011 22:38
Feb. 7 – Article by Mary Anastasia O'Grady on Monday's Wall Street Journal.

The most striking difference between the two countries is Internet access.

Developments in Egypt over the last two weeks brought Cuba to my mind.
Why does a similar rebellion against five decades of repression there
still… Continue reading

Digital Rations

Digital Rations

Internet Policy in Castro's Cuba
By Ellery Roberts Biddle
February 3, 2011

Fidel Castro has an acute understanding of the power of communication.
It fueled his force as a ruler for over half a century, and was freshly
evident last summer when the 82-year-old leader of the Cuban revolution
reappeared in public for the first time since handing power to… Continue reading

US cable: Cuban opposition out of touch

Posted on Friday, 12.17.10
US cable: Cuban opposition out of touch
By PAUL HAVEN
Associated Press

HAVANA — A newly revealed U.S. diplomatic cable describes Cuban
dissidents as old, riven by petty rivalries and hopelessly out of touch,
with leaders so focused on funding their operations they have little
time to mount any serious opposition to the government.

The April 2009 cable,… Continue reading

LIKE NOBEL CEREMONY, SAKHAROV PRIZE CEREMONY TO HAVE EMPTY CHAIR

LIKE NOBEL CEREMONY, SAKHAROV PRIZE CEREMONY TO HAVE EMPTY CHAIR
15-12-2010.
Reporters without borders

(www.miscelaneasdecuba.net).- Five days after the Nobel Peace Prize
ceremony was held in Oslo in laureate Liu Xiaobo's absence
(http://en.rsf.org/china-nobel-peace-prize-universal-10-12-2010,39012.html),
the European Parliament's Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought will be
presented tomorrow in Strasbourg in the absence of its Cuban recipient,
Guillermo "El Coco"… Continue reading

Premature thanks in Cuba

Premature thanks in Cuba
The myth of Raul the Reformer
By Daniel Allott
The Washington Times
4:21 p.m., Wednesday, November 24, 2010

It has been more than four years since Raul Castro assumed the duties of
the presidency of Cuba and more than 2 1/2 years since he officially
took over for his older brother, Fidel.

In that time, words like "pragmatic,"… Continue reading

Cuba cutting everything but security

Cuba cutting everything but security
Published: Nov. 22, 2010 at 11:50 AM

HAVANA, Nov. 22 (UPI) — Cuba is making drastic cuts in public
employment and spending but not in its security apparatus, Communist
Party documents show.

A party directive issued in September spelling out layoffs in 26
ministries and state-owned enterprises made no mention of the Interior
Ministry or armed forces,… Continue reading

As Cuba cuts back, security appears to grow,

Posted on Sunday, 11.21.10
CUBAN ECONOMY
As Cuba cuts back, security appears to grow

As 500,000 workers are trimmed from Cuba's public payrolls, public
security sectors appear to be expanding.
BY JUAN O. TAMAYO
jtamayo@ElNuevoHerald.com

A brutal economic crisis is forcing the Cuban government to lay off half
a million workers, slash imports and subsidized food sales, and even
trim its keystone… Continue reading

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