Prisoner of Conscience
Letter from Cuban Pro-Democracy Leaders to the U.S. Congress
at 8:58 PM Thursday, September 24, 2015
It is with profound concern that we implore the Congress of the United
States of America to read this letter directed against the strong… Continue reading
Spain Betrays Cuba's Dissidents
12. June 2011 21:25
June 13 – President José Zapatero helped Castro get rid of the best
leaders of the island's nascent democracy movement.
Despite 21% unemployment and a looming debt crisis, Spain is still
considered… Continue reading
Jimmy Carter's "Ignominious Report"
By Alberto de la Cruz on 04/07/2011 – 8:59 am PDT
Pedazos de la Isla has the thoughts of former Cuban prisoner of
conscience Normando Hernandez regarding Jimmy Carter's trip to Cuba.
by Normando Hernandez, ex-prisoner… Continue reading
Posted on Sunday, 09.05.10
Resistance to the regime is here to stay
BY ORLANDO GUTIERREZ-BORONAT
So Fidel Castro went back to college. Or, more precisely, to the iconic front steps of the University of Havana, where the hemisphere’s longest… Continue reading
Dressing Cuban Political Prisoners
Author of City of Dust (FT Press), Reporter, Writer-in-Residence at Seton Hall University Posted: July 22, 2010 01:17 PM
Before they were flown from Havana to Madrid last week, seven Cuban prisoners of conscience… Continue reading
Progress, though not enough, in Cuba
As Guillermo Farinas’ hunger strike ends with the release of 52 dissidents, questions remain on why President Raul Castro isn’t doing more to advance human rights. July 10, 2010
At least one life saved.… Continue reading
In U.S., battle brews over Cuba travel ban
By Mary Murray, NBC News Producer
HAVANA – Don’t start packing those suitcases to Cuba just yet.
Although a congressional committee voted Wednesday to repeal the law that prohibits American tourists from… Continue reading
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… Continue reading
Amnesty report slams Cuba
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3:06 PM Wednesday Jun 30, 2010
Cuba uses repressive laws, a well-oiled state security apparatus and complicit courts to stifle political dissent as it harasses, spies on and imprisons those who openly… Continue reading
Posted on Wednesday, 06.30.10
Amnesty: Cuba courts complicit in stifling dissent
By WILL WEISSERT
Associated Press Writer
HAVANA — Cuba uses repressive laws, a well-oiled state security apparatus and complicit courts to stifle political dissent as it harasses, spies on… Continue reading
Castro Confronts US, EU
By Patricia Grogg
HAVANA, Apr 5, 2010 (IPS) – Cuban President Raúl Castro has confirmed the worst economic forecasts for his country, in an international context that could become even more complicated following his refusal… Continue reading
Raul Castro: Cuba will resist hunger strike blackmail
Raul Castro: Cuba will never yield to any country or group of countries
Cuban President Raul Castro has attacked international criticism over hunger-striking dissidents, saying Cuba will “never cede to blackmail”.
Mr… Continue reading