Political prisoners in Cuba

Monthly Archives: December 2010

En su propia trampa

En su propia trampa
Martes, Diciembre 21, 2010 | Por Miriam Leiva

LA HABANA, Cuba, diciembre (www.cubanet.org) – Los 11 prisioneros de
conciencia de los 75, encarcelados en marzo de 2003, que se niegan a
abandonar Cuba, celebraron el Día de los Derechos Humanos, el pasado 10
de diciembre, en las horrendas cárceles a… Continue reading

New book preserves stories of Cuban exodus

New book preserves stories of Cuban exodus
By OLGA CONNOR
El Nuevo Herald

Miami music mogul Emilio Estefan has always carried his love of Cuba on
his sleeve. From the conga beat he made famous with his wife Gloria to
his restaurant fare, there's no doubt he's a proud product of his homeland.

Like nearly two… Continue reading

Oposición cubana minimiza informe de EEUU-WikiLeaks que la desacredita

Oposición cubana minimiza informe de EEUU-WikiLeaks que la desacredita
17 de diciembre de 2010 • 16:30

La vieja guardia de la oposición cubana minimizó el viernes el análisis
de la misión de Washington en La Habana, difundido por WikiLeaks, que la
describe como "envejecida", "dividida" y "desconectada" de la realidad
de la isla.

"Se está descubriendo… Continue reading

Desterrados piden al régimen que envíe la documentación para homologar sus títulos

Exilio: España

Desterrados piden al régimen que envíe la documentación para homologar
sus títulos
Agencias
Málaga 19-12-2010 – 12:28 pm.

De no poder concretar la gestión, algunos ex presos se plantearán
marcharse a Estados Unidos.

Los exiliados Pablo Pacheco y Luis Milán han reclamado que el Gobierno
cubano "cumpla su compromiso" de enviar a España la… Continue reading

La 'vieja guardia' atribuye el 'desgaste' a la penetración de la policía política

Disidencia

La 'vieja guardia' atribuye el 'desgaste' a la penetración de la policía
política
Agencias
La Habana 18-12-2010 – 11:30 am.

Roque, Palacios, Sánchez y Roca minimizan el cable de Wikileaks que
describe a la oposición como 'envejecida' y 'dividida'. La culpa es de
la intensa represión política, alegan.

La vieja guardia de la oposición interna… Continue reading

La Eurocámara pide al Gobierno cubano "que no opte por el exilio de los presos políticos"

Cuba La Eurocámara pide al Gobierno cubano "que no opte por el exilio de los presos políticos" Pide que se apliquen las cláusulas democráticas en los acuerdos con terceros países y crear una Dirección General de DDHH en el Servicio de Acción Exterior ESTRASBURGO (FRANCIA), 16 Dic. (EUROPA PRESS) - El pleno de la Eurocámara [...] Continue reading

EE UU apuesta por la juventud cubana frente a la vieja disidencia

Filtraciones

Wikileaks: EE UU apuesta por la juventud cubana frente a la vieja disidencia
DDC
Madrid 16-12-2010 – 10:57 pm.

Estados Unidos ha modificado sustancialmente su enfoque sobre la
importancia de la disidencia tradicional dentro de Cuba, que considera
entrada en años y de escasa incidencia, y apuesta por la rebeldía y
mayor penetración social de… Continue reading

Cuba refuses dissident exit visa

Cuba refuses dissident exit visa Farinas: Government "is behaving in an arrogant manner"The Cuban authorities have refused an exit visa for a leading Cuban dissident to travel to France to receive the EU's Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. Guillermo Farinas launched a prolonged hunger strike earlier this year, protesting against the plight of Cuba's [...] Continue reading

Cuban dissident calls on EU not to soften stance on Castro regime

Cuban dissident calls on EU not to soften stance on Castro regime
Posted : Wed, 15 Dec 2010 17:20:23 GMT

Strasbourg, France – A Cuban dissident honoured Wednesday with a
prestigious human rights award called on the European Union not to
soften its stance against the Castro regime.

Guillermo Farinas made his appeal via a recorded… Continue reading

Dissident: Cuba won't let me accept rights prize

Dissident: Cuba won't let me accept rights prize

'I'm going to continue in my battle for democracy,' winner of EU award says

HAVANA — A Cuban dissident said he would not attend a ceremony in France
to accept the European Parliament's top human rights prize because Cuban
authorities had not given him permission to make the… Continue reading

EU human rights laureate calls for change in Cuba

Posted on Wednesday, 12.15.10
EU human rights laureate calls for change in Cuba
By RAF CASERT
Associated Press

BRUSSELS — A Cuban dissident used a video address at Wednesday's award
of the EU's main human rights prize to call for the release of political
prisoners in his homeland and for the government to end attacks on… Continue reading

LIKE NOBEL CEREMONY, SAKHAROV PRIZE CEREMONY TO HAVE EMPTY CHAIR

LIKE NOBEL CEREMONY, SAKHAROV PRIZE CEREMONY TO HAVE EMPTY CHAIR
15-12-2010.
Reporters without borders

(www.miscelaneasdecuba.net).- Five days after the Nobel Peace Prize
ceremony was held in Oslo in laureate Liu Xiaobo's absence
(http://en.rsf.org/china-nobel-peace-prize-universal-10-12-2010,39012.html),
the European Parliament's Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought will be
presented tomorrow in Strasbourg in the absence of… Continue reading

Empty chair to represent Cuban dissident at EU parliament ceremony

Empty chair to represent Cuban dissident at EU parliament ceremony
Posted : Tue, 14 Dec 2010 13:04:18 GMT
Europe World News | Home

Strasbourg, France – A Cuban dissident prevented from collecting a
European Parliament prize in person will be represented by an empty
chair when the ceremony takes place Wednesday, officials announced on
Tuesday.

Guillermo… Continue reading

EU decries no-show of Farinas for rights prize

EU decries no-show of Farinas for rights prize
The Associated Press

BRUSSELS — The European Union parliament has criticized Cuba for not
allowing a dissident protester to travel to collect its biggest human
rights award.

EU Parliament President Jerzy Buzek said Tuesday that Guillermo Farinas,
whose 134-day hunger strike helped draw attention to the plight of… Continue reading

Cuba must let dissident pick up EU prize: parliament chief

Cuba must let dissident pick up EU prize: parliament chief
(AFP) Posted Monday December 13, 2010 –9:49am

European Parliament president Jerzy Buzek made a last-minute plea Monday
for Cuban authorities to let dissident Guillermo Farinas leave the
island to pick up the top EU rights prize.

"Regretfully, Mr. Farinas was not allowed to come and collect… Continue reading

Ex preso político dice en Berlín que las liberaciones "no significan cambios en Cuba"

Ex político dice en Berlín que las liberaciones “no significan
cambios en Cuba”
EFE

Berlín, 7 dic (EFE).- El médico y periodista José Luis García Paneque,
uno de los cerca de 20 presos cubanos liberados en julio pasado y
expulsados a España, aseguró hoy en Berlín que la excarcelación de reos
políticos “no significa que… Continue reading

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