Cuban dissidents

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Church official visits Cuban dissident leader on hunger strike

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


US asks for investigation into Cuban dissident's death

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


Cuban dissident was murdered, companion claims

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


Women in White invite Pope Francis to visit Cuba

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


European People’s Party demands Cuba respect basic freedoms

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


Cuban officials slammed for jailing dissident's disabled son

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


Spaniard receives four years for crash that killed leading Cuban dissident

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


Cuban bishops lament untimely death of dissident

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