Cuban dissidents

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In midst of unprecedented protests in Cuba, Christian Movement calls for free elections

Jul 11, 2021

By Alejandro Bermudez

On Sunday, July 11th, the Christian Liberation Movement (MCL) called on Cubans to continue to pressure Cuban communist authorities to... Read more

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Church official visits Cuban dissident leader on hunger strike

May 3, 2021

The chancellor of the Archdiocese of Havana reportedly visited Cuban dissident Luis Manuel Otero Alcántara on April 30, and attempted... Read more

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US asks for investigation into Cuban dissident's death

Aug 8, 2013

The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, has called for an investigation into the death of the founder... Read more

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Cuban dissident was murdered, companion claims

Aug 6, 2013

A Spanish national who accompanied Cuban dissident leader Oswaldo Paya on the day that he died, has charged that the... Read more

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Women in White invite Pope Francis to visit Cuba

May 10, 2013

The leader of the Cuban protest group Women in White said she hopes Pope Francis will visit Cuba after she... Read more

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European People’s Party demands Cuba respect basic freedoms

Feb 6, 2013

A major European political party has approved a series of resolutions calling on Cuba to end violations of basic rights... Read more

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Cuban officials slammed for jailing dissident's disabled son

Nov 2, 2012

Cuban dissident Rosa Maria Rodriguez has denounced the local government for imprisoning her mentally impaired son as retaliation for her... Read more

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Spaniard receives four years for crash that killed leading Cuban dissident

Oct 17, 2012

Officials in Cuba announced on Monday that a court has sentenced a Spanish man to four years in prison for... Read more

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Cuban bishops lament untimely death of dissident

Jul 24, 2012

The president of the Bishops' Conference of Cuba, Archbishop Dionisio Garcia of Santiago, has mourned the sudden death of Cuban... Read more