Want to know what Obama’s Hope and Change Cuba policy has accomplished for the Cuban people? Sadly, last Sunday offered the world a stark example of what the Cuban people can continue to expect from the President’s policy of abandoning pro-democracy activists and embracing the apartheid Castro regime. The Castro dictatorship now has a staunch ally in the White House and nothing will get in their way.
This violent and repressive Cuba is no longer just the Castros’ Cuba, it is now Obama’s Cuba as well.
300 arrested in Cuba while demanding that 3 who saw Pope Francis be freed
“Service is never ideological, for we do not serve ideas, we serve people” – Pope Francis, Homily in Havana, September 20, 2015
On Sunday, October 11, 2015 over 300 nonviolent Cuban dissidents were arrested in Cuba, many of them violently. They were arrested for peacefully calling for the release of Cuba’s political prisoners and in particular three Cuban dissidents who remain jailed for approaching Pope Francis and calling attention to the real and ongoing problems in Cuba that the dictatorship would like covered up. Below is the called made by Cuban opposition leader José Daniel Ferrer García calling on people of good will to demand their release and not remain silent. May the conscience of good people not be numbed.
SOS Three innocent lives at risk in Cuba.
This call for help for the lives of three humble and nonviolent Cubans is addressed to Pope Francis, to the governments of the free world, to organizations defending human rights and all people of good will.
On the morning of Sunday September 20th, within minutes from the start of the first Mass by Pope Francis in Cuba, three residents of Calabazar village in the Cuban capital, with Biblical names and members of a cell of the pro-democracy organization Patriotic Union of Cuba, UNPACU, named “Felix Varela” passed through Security rings without hurting anyone and approached the Bishop of Rome with the intention of calling attention to the things that make our country a hell for the lives of most Cubans.
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