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Guillermo Fariñas Letter to Raul Castro

Guillermo Fariñas Letter to Raul Castro

Fariñas’ Letter to Raul Castro

Santa Clara, Cuba, 20 July 2016

General of the Army Raul Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of State
and of Ministers of the Republic of Cuba

Sir:

Yesterday,… Continue reading

Being in prison should not deprive one of his human rights

‘Being in prison should not deprive one of his human rights’
BORIS GONZÁLEZ ARENAS | La Habana | 10 Dic 2015 – 3:09 pm.

Rolando Ferrer Espinosa is the coordinator of the Frente Antitotalitario
Unido (FANTU), the organization of which… Continue reading

Cuban Activists Celebrate The Victory Of The Venezuelan Opposition

Cuban Activists Celebrate The Victory Of The Venezuelan Opposition / 14ymedio Posted on December 7, 2015 Venezula’s Democratic Unity Roundtable opposition alliance won an absolute majority, according to official data (Fotograma) 14ymedio, Havana, 7 December 2015 – Satisfaction in the triumph of the opposition, words of encouragement to the great loser of the contest, Venezuelan […] Continue reading

Friends of ‘El Sexto’ Ask the Pope to Intercede for His Release

Friends of ‘El Sexto’ Ask the Pope to Intercede for His Release /
14ymedio, Luz Escobar
Posted on September 14, 2015

14ymedio, Luz Escobar, Mexico, 13 September 2015 — Fifty friends of
Danilo Maldonado, El Sexto (the Sixth), signed a… Continue reading

Obama rewarding oppression in Cuba

Obama rewarding oppression in Cuba By Marion Smith Updated 1315 GMT (2015 HKT) July 20, 2015 Story highlights Cuba to open an embassy in the U.S. for first time in five decades Marion Smith: America is captive to the idea that values are relative Marion Smith is executive director of the Victims of Communism Memorial […] Continue reading

On Cuban Political Prisoners

On Cuban Political Prisoners / 14ymedio, Martha Beatriz Roque Posted on July 14, 2015 14ymedio, Martha Beatriz Roque, Havana, 11 July 2015 — What classifies as a political prisoner is a cause for disagreement among the Cuban opposition. There are varying opinions about who has been jailed for political reasons or not, despite the criteria […] Continue reading

Arrests This Sunday Of More Than A Hundred Activists Across The Island

Arrests This Sunday Of More Than A Hundred Activists Across The Island /
14ymedio
Posted on July 3, 2015

14ymedio, Havana, 28 June 2015 — Jose Daniel Ferrer, leader of the
Patriotic Union of Cuba (UNPACU), reported early Sunday the… Continue reading

Yes, Communism Is Still With Us

Yes, Communism Is Still With Us
By Lee Edwards, Ph.D.

A quarter of a century ago, Soviet Communism, the dark tyranny that had
controlled dozens of nations and was responsible for the deaths of
millions of innocent victims, suddenly collapsed.… Continue reading

Cuban dissident, hunger strike survivor, to receive Truman-Reagan Medal of Freedom

Cuban dissident, hunger strike survivor, to receive Truman-Reagan Medal
of Freedom
By Elizabeth LlorentePublished June 10, 2015Fox News Latino

A Cuban dissident who has won numerous awards for his longtime efforts –
including 23 hunger strikes, some of them near-fatal… Continue reading

Turbulent voyage – the Cuban baseball pipeline

Turbulent voyage: the Cuban baseball pipeline
BY LINDA ROBERTSON LROBERTSON@MIAMIHERALD.COM
12/27/2014 7:57 PM 12/27/2014 10:10 PM

The clandestine journey from decaying ballparks to major league stadiums
can be treacherous, degrading and expensive for Cuban baseball players
who risk their lives… Continue reading

Cuba cracks down, arrests 100 women dissidents

Cuba cracks down, arrests 100 women dissidents
Reuters: Jorge Silva

Cuban authorities arrested an unusually large group of about 100
dissident marchers Sunday, breaking up a march by the Ladies in White
opposition activists.

Shouting “Freedom! Freedom!,” the women offered… Continue reading

CUBA DETAINED ALMOST 1,000 DISSIDENTS IN JUNE, TORTURED POLITICAL PRISONERS

CUBA DETAINED ALMOST 1,000 DISSIDENTS IN JUNE, TORTURED POLITICAL PRISONERS
by FRANCES MARTEL 2 Jul 2014

While many in the mainstream media push the narrative that Cuba’s
communist government is somehow more “open” than in the past, the Cuban
government… Continue reading

With latest hunger strike, Antunez challenges the world to take a stand for Cuban freedom

February 11, 2014

With latest hunger strike, Antunez challenges the world to take a stand
for Cuban freedom

Cuban activist Jorge Luis Perez Garcia, or “Antunez.” one of the most
eloquent and forceful leaders of the opposition, is much more… Continue reading

Politics as usual on Cuba and human rights

Posted on Saturday, 11.23.13

Politics as usual on Cuba and human rights
OJITO JUANITA CEBALLOS
BY MIRTA OJITO
MAO35@COLUMBIA.EDU

Geneva — A lot has changed since the first time I walked the halls of
the United Nations building in this… Continue reading