prisoner of conscience
Reasons for an Injustice / Miriam Celaya
Miriam Celaya, Translator: Unstated
As if the proverbial mediocrity of the usual television programming
weren't enough, in recent weeks there is a new series, incredibly badly
made and edited even worse, that has been presented on the screen.
"Cuba's Reasons," is the title of this latest garbage, which clearly… 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 of conscience
Outrageous. Offensive to the intelligence, value, and sacrifices
of those who honorably oppose the… Continue reading
Wall Street Journal:
Will Cuba be the next Egypt?
6. February 2011 22:38
Feb. 7 – Article by Mary Anastasia O'Grady on Monday's Wall Street Journal.
The most striking difference between the two countries is Internet access.
Developments in Egypt over the last two weeks brought Cuba to my mind.
Why does a similar rebellion against… Continue reading
Premature thanks in Cuba
The myth of Raul the Reformer
By Daniel Allott
The Washington Times
4:21 p.m., Wednesday, November 24, 2010
It has been more than four years since Raul Castro assumed the duties of
the presidency of Cuba and more than 2 1/2 years since he officially
took over for his older brother, Fidel.… 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 traveling to the communist-run
island, the real fight to change the decades-old ban – which will… 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 and imprisons those who openly oppose its communist
system, Amnesty International said in a report released… Continue reading
Cuba urged to respect press freedom as repression of journalists intensifies
30 April 2010
Amnesty International today called on the Cuban authorities to end
harassment of independent journalists following a month in which several
reporters were arbitrarily detained and intimidated for criticizing the
"Journalists who try to work independently of the state-owned media
outlets in… Continue reading
Cuba Still Fails On Human Rights
One party rule remains the law of the land, and when elections are held
they are neither free nor fair.
The U.S. again urges the Cuban government to allow the Red Cross and
United Nations officials to visit Cuban jails.
For 34 years, the United States has reviewed the state… Continue reading
Posted on Thursday, 03.04.10
Truth about the travel ban
BY MAURICIO CLAVER-CARONE
Every day there seems to be a new effort to lift U.S. sanctions toward
Cuba, in particular the “travel ban.'' The latest is a bill by House
Agriculture Committee Chairman Colin Peterson, of Minnesota, and U.S.
Rep. Jerry Moran, of Kansas, supposedly aimed… Continue reading
Posted on Wednesday, 03.03.10
Radio, TV Martí fight for freedom
BY PEDRO ROIG
The tragic death of political prisoner of conscience Orlando Zapata
Tamayo has touched off profound revulsion in Cuba against the brutal
tyranny of the Castro brothers. Thousands of Cubans have raised their
voices to protest the Cuban dictatorship's criminal inaction in the… Continue reading
Posted on Wednesday, 03.03.10
Cuban hunger striker unconscious, hospitalized
The Associated Press
HAVANA — A Cuban dissident who has spent a week on a hunger strike has
been rushed to a hospital in central Cuba after losing consciousness, a
family spokeswoman told The Associated Press on Wednesday.
Guillermo Farinas, a journalist who files Internet dispatches in… Continue reading
Cuban crimes and U.S. apologists
Posted By José R. Cárdenas Tuesday, March 2, 2010 – 6:12 PM Share
As if the world needed further reminding, in recent weeks there have
been two events that underscore the unremitting brutality of the Castro
regime in Cuba. Just last week, human rights activists reported on the
death of political… Continue reading