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Cuban Arrests Of Women Relatives Shows Hardening On Rights Issue

Cuban Arrests Of Women Relatives Shows Hardening On Rights Issue Published on March 19, 2010
by EU News Network
STRASBOURG, FRANCE

Cuba’s detention of 30 women relatives of political prisoners showed no sign of an early resolution as European Parliament… Continue reading

Letter to Lula da Silva: “Cuba no longer a symbol, no longer a taboo”

Saturday, March 20th 2010 – 04:05 UTC

Letter to Lula da Silva: “Cuba no longer a symbol, no longer a taboo”

Brazil and the community of Latin American countries are the only ones with the ability to influence the Cuban… Continue reading

Cuban Female Dissidents Defy State Detention

Cuban Female Dissidents Defy State Detention
Thursday, March 18, 2010 10:30 PM

HAVANA – With tourists looking on, hundreds of pro-government protesters shouted down 40 members of the Cuban opposition group “Ladies in White” in Old Havana on the anniversary… Continue reading

Cuba’s Ladies In White Hauled Away During Protest

Mar 18, 2010 3:46 pm US/Eastern
Cuba’s Ladies In White Hauled Away During Protest
Reporting
Eliott Rodriguez
HAVANA (CBS4)

A protest in Cuba Wednesday turned violent when a group of mothers and wives came face to face with a pro-government… Continue reading

The plight of Cuba’s hunger strikers

The plight of Cuba’s hunger strikers

Cuba’s neighbours should tell Castro’s regime that if it wishes to avoid isolation it needs to improve its human rights record John Keegan
Thursday 18 March 2010 12.30 GMT

Today marks the seventh anniversary… Continue reading

Ladies in White march on Cuba crackdown anniversary

Ladies in White march on Cuba crackdown anniversary
Reuters
Thursday, March 18, 2010; 1:19 PM

HAVANA (Reuters) – With tourists looking on, hundreds of pro-government protesters shouted down 40 members of the Cuban opposition group “Ladies in White” in Old… Continue reading

Cuba dismisses Amnesty International pressure

Cuba dismisses Amnesty International pressure
Wed, 17 Mar 2010 9:32p.m.

The human rights group Amnesty international appealed to Cuban President Raul Castro to release political prisoners and scrap laws that restrict fundamental freedoms, using the seventh anniversary of a major… Continue reading

Amnesty International says Cuba needs reform

Amnesty International says Cuba needs reform

The London-based rights group criticized the Cuban government for putting its opponents behind bars for years for “the peaceful exercise of their rights”.

“Cuba desperately needs political and legal reform to bring the country… Continue reading

Cuban police haul protesting “Ladies in White” away

Cuban police haul protesting “Ladies in White” away
Esteban Israel
HAVANA
Wed Mar 17, 2010 3:06pm EDT

HAVANA (Reuters) – Cuban police grabbed members of the opposition group “Ladies in White” by their hair, dragged them into a bus and… Continue reading

Cuban security agents break up protest march

Posted on Wednesday, 03.17.10
Cuban security agents break up protest march
By ANDREA RODRIGUEZ
Associated Press Writer

HAVANA — Uniformed Cuban security agents prevented the mothers and wives of dissidents from marching on the outskirts of the capital on Wednesday… Continue reading

Amnesty calls for more freedom in Cuba

Posted on Tuesday, 03.16.10
Amnesty calls for more freedom in Cuba
By PAUL HAVEN
Associated Press Writer

HAVANA — The human rights group Amnesty international appealed to Cuban President Raul Castro to release political prisoners and scrap laws that restrict… Continue reading

Pro-Castro demonstrators break up dissident demo in Cuba

Pro-Castro demonstrators break up dissident demo in Cuba
Posted : Tue, 16 Mar 2010 18:56:08 GMT
By : dpa

Havana – Supporters of the Cuban communist government led by President Raul Castro on Tuesday broke up a dissident demonstration in… Continue reading

Cuba dissidents start “Black Spring” protests

Cuba dissidents start “Black Spring” protests
March 16 2010 at 09:08AM
By Jeff Franks

Havana – Cuba’s dissident “Ladies in White” staged a small, mostly silent march through Havana on Monday to begin a week of protest to mark the… Continue reading

Human rights situations in Cuba that require the Council’s attention

United Nations Human Rights Council
Human rights situations in Cuba that require the Council’s attention By Online Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Statement delivered at the General Assembly by Freedom House, represented by Maria C. Werlau, regarding the situation of prisoners… Continue reading

Almodovar signs petition to free Cuban political prisoners

Almodovar signs petition to free Cuban political prisoners
(AFP) – 6 hours ago

MADRID — Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodovar has signed a petition calling for the immediate release of all political prisoners in Cuba, his production company said Tuesday.

The… Continue reading