Ileana Ros Lehtinen: Massive Crackdown in Cuba With The Unjust Arrests of Antunez, Yris Perez Aguilera, Berta Soler, Angel Moya, and Dozens More

From the offices of U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL): Jun 11, 2014 Massive Crackdown in Cuba With The Unjust Arrests of Antunez, Yris Perez Aguilera, Berta Soler, Angel Moya, and Dozens More, Says Ros-Lehtinen “The only thing that totalitarian thugs in Havana are interested in is prolonging their stay in power and continuing to deny … Read more

Reports from Cuba: Former Cuban prisoners of The Black Spring to receive award

Report from 14yMedio via Translating Cuba: People In Need Award Goes To Former Cuban Prisoners Of The Black Spring Martha Beatriz Roque believes that work to defend human rights “is becoming more difficult for the internal opposition,” in Cuba. (14ymedio) The Czech organization People in Need has given its Homo Homini Award for this year … Read more

Nearly 200 dissidents violently arrested in Cuba by U.S.-backed dictatorship on 39th Sunday of repression

Another Sunday of violent repression in Cuba as the U.S.-backed apartheid Castro dictatorship unleashed another brutal wave of oppression against peaceful dissidents taking part in the weekly #TodosMarchamos (We all march) protest march campaign. It was the 39th Sunday of the campaign as well as the 39th Sunday that they were viciously attacked by State … Read more

No moral or legal justification for U.S. to lift sanctions on Cuba’s apartheid dictatorship

Daisy Peñaloza in Deseret News: The U.S. should keep the Cuba embargo in place A year has elapsed since normalization talks were divulged between the United States and Cuba, and the prophetic words of Cuba’s dissidents reverberate within the current, grim reality of a nation in shackles. Pro-democracy activists “are totally against the easing of … Read more

Reports from Cuba: Jose Daniel Ferrer arrested and beaten in Santiago de Cuba

14yMedio via Translating Cuba: Jose Daniel Ferrer Arrested And Beaten In Santiago De Cuba Cuban activists have again experienced a repressive Sunday with the arrest of more than a hundred opponents throughout the island. The leader of the Patriotic Union of Cuba (UNPACU), Jose Daniel Ferrer, was violently arrested in Santiago Cuba, according to sources … Read more

U.S-backed apartheid regime in Cuba burns copies of UN Declaration of Human Rights

Back in 2014, President Obama decided to end hostilities towards Cuba’s dictatorship and embrace the viciously repressive apartheid Castro regime. The president promised that his new policy would bring real change to the island. Well, it certainly has; repression has significantly increased and the murderous dictatorship is now acting with more impunity than ever. Frances … Read more

Cuba’s U.S.-backed dictatorship violently arrests over 150 dissidents on 38th Sunday of repression

Yesterday marked the 38th Sunday of violent repression in Cuba as the Obama-backed apartheid dictatorship of the Castro family violently arrested more than 150 peaceful dissidents. The activists had gathered together to peacefully march in their #TodosMarchamos (We All March) campaign for the release of political prisoners, democracy, and respect for human rights on the … Read more

U.S.-backed dictatorship in Cuba arrests nearly 200 activists on 37th Sunday of violent repression

Nearly 200 peaceful human rights and democracy activists in Cuba were arrested yesterday as Havana’s Obama-backed apartheid dictatorship carried out its 37th consecutive Sunday of violent repression. Reports coming in from Cuba yesterday indicate the violence was widespread throughout the island with government-led mobs attacking peaceful protest marchers in several cities and provinces. Nevertheless, despite … Read more

Violent start to 2016 in Cuba as U.S.-backed dictatorship arrests more than 200 peaceful dissidents

After some well-deserved time off over the Christmas and New Years holidays, Cuba’s courageous human rights and democracy activists took to the streets again on Sunday to resume their peaceful protest march campaign #TodosMarchamos (#WeAllMarch). It was their first march of 2016 and soon after they began, they were attacked by State Security thugs of … Read more