Political prisoners in Cuba

Daily Archives: June 29, 2010

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

Hope — and controversy — after dialogue with Church

Posted on Tuesday, 06.29.10
POLITICAL PRISONERS

Hope — and controversy — after dialogue with Church

The meetings between Catholic Church officials and Cuban leaders have
produced mixed results.
BY JUAN O. TAMAYO
jtamayo@ElNuevoHerald.com

Five weeks after Cuba's Raúl Castro and Catholic church leaders held
unprecedented talks on political prisoners, the result has been some
modest improvements,… Continue reading

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