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Cuba’s Castro dictatorship arrested more than 30 Ladies in White yesterday

Apparently, international news agencies were too busy reporting on Cuban dictator Raul Castro's latest farcical and cosmetic reform (the lifting of restrictions on buying and selling cars the vast majority of Cubans cannot afford) to report on the latest violent attack on Cuba's peaceful, all-women human rights group, the Ladies in White.

Via Capitol Hill Cubans:

Over 30 Ladies in White Arrested Today

Over 30 members of the pro-democracy group, The Ladies in White, were beaten and arrested today, as they tried to gather for a meeting in Havana.

Just another day in Castro's Cuba.

Has the international community decided that such systemic violence against peaceful women in acceptable?

If not -- where's the outrage?

In case you missed it, here's a picture of Marina Paz, a member of The Ladies in White, being beaten and stripped of her symbolic white clothing last week:

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