Political prisoners in Cuba

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Cuban ‘climate of fear’ blasted

Jun 30, 2010 Cuban 'climate of fear' blasted MADRID – THE communist government in Havana has created a 'climate of fear' among Cuban dissidents and journalists through its 'repressive' legal system, Amnesty International said on Wednesday. 'The laws are so vague that almost any act of dissent can be deemed criminal in some way, making […] Continue reading

Amnesty urges Cuba to end political repression

Amnesty urges Cuba to end political repressionBy David Ariosto, CNNJune 30, 2010 — Updated 1555 GMT (2355 HKT) * Amnesty says Cuban government has created "climate of fear"* Group says laws are so vague almost any dissent is illegal in some way* Prisoner transfers, releases seem to hint at policy change* Catholic Church's influence apparently […] Continue reading

AI: Laws create fear of expression in Cuba

AI: Laws create fear of expression in CubaPublished: June 30, 2010 at 12:03 PM HAVANA, June 30 (UPI) — Cuba's legal system has created a climate of fear among journalists, dissidents and activists, Amnesty International said in a report Wednesday. The report, "Restrictions on Freedom of Expression in Cuba," highlights provisions in Cuba's legal system […] Continue reading

Restrictions to freedom of expression create climate of fear in Cuba

Restrictions to freedom of expression create climate of fear in Cuba30 June 2010 Full report:http://www.amnesty.org/en/library/asset/AMR25/005/2010/en/62b9caf8-8407-4a08-90bb-b5e8339634fe/amr250052010en.pdf Cuba's repressive legal system has created a climate of fear among journalists, dissidents and activists, putting them at risk of arbitrary arrest and harassment by the authorities, Amnesty International said in a report released on Wednesday. The report Restrictions on […] Continue reading

Climate of fear in Cuba criticised

'Climate of fear' in Cuba criticised

Human rights group Amnesty International urged Cuba to release political
prisoners and take other measures to end what it called a "climate of
fear" for government opponents, in a report issued today.

The London-based organization said Cuban leaders used the longstanding
US trade embargo against the communist-led island as what… Continue reading

Amnesty report slams Cuba

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 oppose its communist system, Amnesty
International said in a report released today.

The 35-page analysis said… Continue reading

Amnesty says Cuba must end "climate of fear"

Amnesty says Cuba must end "climate of fear"
HAVANA
Wed Jun 30, 2010 6:00am EDT

HAVANA (Reuters) – Human rights group Amnesty International urged Cuba
to release political prisoners and take other measures to end what it
called a "climate of fear" for government opponents, in a report issued
on Wednesday.

World | Cuba

The London-based… Continue reading

Amnesty: Cuba courts complicit in stifling dissent

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 and imprisons those who openly oppose its communist
system, Amnesty International said in a report released… Continue reading

Crea Cuba ambiente de temor para periodistas y disidentes: Amnistía

Crea Cuba ambiente de temor para periodistas y disidentes: Amnistía

En su informe "Restricciones a la libertad de expresión en Cuba", AI
llamó al gobierno cubano a revocar o enmendar las medidas legales que
limitan la libertad de expresión, poner fin al hostigamiento a los
disidentes y liberar a todos los presos de conciencia.
Mié, 30/06/2010… Continue reading

Las restricciones a la libertad de expresión crean un clima de temor en Cuba – Amnistía Internacional

Las restricciones a la libertad de expresión crean un clima de temor en Cuba
30 Junio 2010
Índice AI: PRE01/207/2010

El represivo sistema legal cubano ha creado un clima de temor entre
periodistas, disidentes y activistas, poniéndolos en riesgo de arrestos
arbitrarios y hostigamiento, dijo Amnistía Internacional en un informe
publicado hoy.

El informe Restricciones a… Continue reading

Recordando "La Patria es de Todos"

Recordando "La Patria es de Todos"
Martha Beatriz Roque Cabello

LA HABANA, Cuba, junio, www.cubanet.org -El 27 de junio de 1997 se
divulgó por primera vez el documento "La Patria es de Todos", escrito
por los miembros del Grupo de Trabajo de la Disidencia Interna: Félix
Antonio Bonne Carcassés, René de Jesús Gómez Manzano, Vladimiro Roca… Continue reading

AI: La Habana debe desmantelar su maquinaria represiva

AI: La Habana debe desmantelar su maquinaria represiva
Miércoles 30 de Junio de 2010 17:26 Agencias

Amnistía Internacional (AI) denunció este miércoles que el represivo
sistema legal de Cuba ha creado un clima de temor entre periodistas,
disidentes y activistas, que viven bajo la constante amenaza de ser
arrestados de manera arbitraria, reportó Notimex.

En su… Continue reading

Cuban prisoner of conscience released, Darsi Ferrer – Amnesty International

Cuba: Cuban prisoner of conscience released, Darsi Ferrer

Further information on UA: 134/10 Index: AMR 25/010/2010 Date: 25 June 2010

CUBAN Prisoner of conscience released

Darsi Ferrer was released from detention in the Cuban capital, Havana,
on 22 June. He had spent almost a year in a maximum security prison
after organizing protests critical of the… Continue reading

Cuba: a story of horrible prison conditions

Cuba: a story of horrible prison conditions
Published on : 29 June 2010 – 3:54pm | By International Justice Desk (RNW)

Cuban dissident Darsi Ferrer has been released from the Havana prison
where he been held for almost a year. Cuban authorities conditionally
released Ferrer after a visit from Vatican Foreign Minister Dominque
Mamberti last week.… Continue reading

Sunshine policy toward Cuba?

CLAVER-CARONE:

'Sunshine policy' toward Cuba?
Similar wishful thinking failed to bring together the two Koreas
By Mauricio Claver-Carone

5:59 p.m., Monday, June 28, 2010

North and South Korea are facing their gravest crisis since the end of
the Korean War as South Korea threatens to retaliate against North Korea
for sinking one of its warships. Forty-six… Continue reading

Opening Cuba to travel a bailout for Castro

Opening Cuba to travel a bailout for Castro
12:00 AM 06/29/2010

As the House Agriculture Committee prepares to vote Wednesday on a bill
that would lift the travel ban on Cuba bolster the Castro regime with
American tourism dollars, I remember the words of Alexander
Solzhenitsyn, who wrote about the horrors of living in a Soviet… Continue reading

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