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In Cuba, critics of the government have to find creative ways of ensuring their stories get out, as internet access is highly controlled.
Government critic Andrés Carrión Álvarez has been released from prison, to await trial on trumped up charges.
Urgent Action AMR 25/017/2012
Prisoner of conscience José Daniel Ferrer García has been released, on condition that he gives up his political activism: he has been told that if he does so, his ...
Urgent Action AMR 25/016/2012
Amnesty International hears from journalists and bloggers across the world who face abuse and even imprisonment while trying to do their job.
Cuban government critic José Daniel Ferrer García has been detained without charge for more than 10 days. Amnesty International considers him to be a prisoner of ...
Urgent Action AMR 25/015/2012
Two Cuban prisoners of conscience have been released on bail to await trial on trumped-up charges arising from their joining peaceful protests.
Urgent Action AMR 25/014/2012
A government critic has been detained, apparently without charge, for more than a week for peacefully expressing his right to freedom of expression.
Urgent Action AMR 25/013/2012
The authorities have arrested 43 government critics in the province of Santiago de Cuba. This is a clear attempt to crush the emerging peaceful dissident movement ...
Urgent Action AMR 25/012/2012
Cuban human rights activists are being targeted by authorities in a bid to silence them while Pope Benedict visits the country.
Cuban human rights activists are facing a surge in harassment in a bid to silence them during the Pope's visit, Amnesty International said.