PINAR DEL RIO


support babalú


Your donations help fund
our continued operation

do you babalú?

what they’re saying


bestlatinosmall.jpg

quotes.gif

activism


ozt_bilingual


buclbanner

recommended reading





babalú features





recent comments


  • Rayarena: Asombra: “The NYT knows exactly what the score is, as it always has, but it’s simply playing its long-accustomed...

  • asombra: Cuba is doing what suits Castro, Inc., period. But let’s give due credit: the regime could hardly be clearer. It’s...

  • asombra: Che Guevara, for one, was all for the USSR crushing the Hungarian uprising, just as Fidel later kissed Soviet ass by being all...

  • asombra: Carlos, it’s OK. They’re Latrines, which means their concept of shame and disgrace is VERY different from yours, so...

  • asombra: The NYT is simply protecting its creature, its Frankenstein, as it always has and always will. The Herbert Matthews business was...

search babalu

babalú archives

frequent topics


elsewhere on the net



realclearworld

Repression and Intimidation on Display in Castrogonia

From Martha Beatriz Roque:  two photos that capture the art of repression practiced by Castrogonian goons.  They are dated January 23rd, 2014.

Her title for these images: "Sentirse fuerte" (To feel strong -- the attitude one must have to survive  situations such as this time and time again).

First, a snapshot of two female police officers on guard at the bottom of her apartment's staircase.  They are there to block her access to the street.

Imagine encountering this repression on a regular basis.

Sentirse fuerte. Las policías sentadas en la escalera de mi casa prohibiendo mi paso hacia la calle

 

 

The second photo captures a police officer cornering dissident blogger Lilliam Ruiz, preventing her from visiting Martha.

Sentirse fuerte. Una policía arrincona a la bloguera Lilliam Ruíz

 

Here are the grainy close-ups:

Again, "reforms" you can believe in.  Socialismo o muerte!  Socialism or death.  Or, to quote the devil himself: "Revolution of the humble, by the humble, and for the humble."

Sentirse fuerte. Las policías sentadas en la escalera de mi casa prohibiendo mi paso hacia la calle

 

 

Sentirse fuerte. Una policía arrincona a la bloguera Lilliam Ruíz

Comments are closed.