Human rights organizations demand end of repression and release of political prisoners in Cuba

Amnesty International:

Amnesty International Calls on Cuba to Release Journalists

The human-rights group is seeking the release of dissident brothers Antonio Michel and Marcos Maiquel Lima Cruz, who were imprisoned at Christmas for singing a subversive rap song.

Human Rights Watch:

Cuba: Halt Repression in Advance of Pope’s Visit

(Washington,DC) – The Cuban government should immediately halt repression aimed at silencing dissent before and during Pope Benedict XVI’s visit to Cuba, Human Rights Watch said.