Cuba

Cuban authorities round up activists and block communications as Pope ends visit - 28 March 2012

Headline Title:  Cuban activists harrassed amid Pope visit Cuban human rights activists are facing a surge in harassment in a bid to silence them during the Pope's visit, Amnesty International said.  Cuban human rights activists are being targeted by authorities in a bid to silence them while Pope Benedict visits the country. Media Node:  Pope Cuba Twitter Tag:  cuba Story Location:  Royaume-Uni 21° 47' 19.4892" N, 78° 58' 11.0172" W See map: Google Maps “The detention of more than 150 political opponents is yet another example of how authorities in Cuba completely disregard human rights” Source:  Javier Zúñiga, Special Advisor at Amnesty International URL:  Sharp rise in harassment and attacks against activists and journalists in Cuba Description:  News, 22 March 2012 URL:  Cuba: Further information: José Daniel Ferrer Garcia released Description:  News story, 23 February 2012 URL:  Cuban blogger blocked from travelling to film premiere in Brazil Description:  News story, 6 Feburary 2012 URL:  Cuba still detaining peaceful protestors: Further information Description:  Urgent action, 20 January 2012

Cuban authorities round up activists and block communications as Pope ends visit

Cuban human rights activists are facing a surge in harassment in a bid to silence them during the Pope's visit, Amnesty International said. Cuban human rights activists are facing a surge in harassment in a bid to silence them during the Pope's visit, Amnesty International said.

Brusco aumento del acoso y los ataques a activistas y periodistas en Cuba - 22 March 2012

Headline Title:  Cuba: Aumentan el acoso y los ataques a activistas y periodistas El acoso y las detenciones contra opositores políticos, activistas de derechos humanos, periodistas y blogueros de todo Cuba han experimentado un brusco aumento en los últimos 24 meses. Un nuevo informe documenta un aumento del acoso y la detenciones de opositores en Cuba, entre otros de periodistas y activistas de derechos humanos, en el último año. Media Node:  Cuba activist detentions_es VIDEO: Represión sistemática en Cuba Twitter Tag:  Cuba Story Location:  Cuba 22° 4' 23.1024" N, 78° 58' 11.0172" W “Las tácticas han cambiado, pero la represión en Cuba es tan intensa como siempre.” Source:  Gerardo Ducos, investigador de Amnistía Internacional sobre Cuba Date:  Thu, 22/03/2012 URL:  Cuba: José Daniel Ferrer García, liberado Description:  Acción urgente, 28 de febrero de 2012 URL:  Las autoridades cubanas impiden a activistas conmemorar la muerte de disidente Description:  Comunicado de prensa, 23 de febrero de 2012 URL:  Prohíben viajar a la bloguera cubana para asisitir a un estreno cinematográfico en Brasil Description:  Comunicado de prensa, 6 de febrero de 2012 URL:  Cuba sigue manteniendo detenidos a manifestantes pacíficos Description:  Acción urgente, 20 de enero de 2012 URL:  Las autoridades cubanas son “responsables” de la muerte del activista en huelga de hambre Description:  Noticia, 20 de enero de 2012

Sharp rise in harassment and attacks against activists and journalists in Cuba

Harassment and detention of political dissidents, human rights activists, journalists and bloggers across Cuba has risen sharply over the past 24 months, Amnesty International said in a new report published today.  

Sharp rise in harassment and attacks against activists and journalists in Cuba - 22 March 2012

Headline Title:  Cuba: Surge in harassment and attacks against activists and journalists Harassment and detention of political dissidents, human rights activists, journalists and bloggers across Cuba has risen sharply over the past 24 months, Amnesty International said in a new report A new report documents a surge in harassment and detentions of dissidents in Cuba, including journalists and human rights activists, in the last year. Media Node:  Cuba activist detentions Twitter Tag:  Cuba Story Location:  Cuba 22° 4' 23.1024" N, 78° 58' 11.0172" W “Tactics have changed, but the repression in Cuba is as strong as ever. ” Source:  Gerardo Ducos, Cuba researcher at Amnesty International Date:  Thu, 22/03/2012 URL:  Cuba: Further information: José Daniel Ferrer Garcia released Description:  Urgent action, 28 February 2012 URL:  Cuban authorities prevent activists from commemorating death of dissident Description:  News story, 23 February 2012 URL:  Cuban blogger blocked from travelling to film premiere in Brazil Description:  News story, 6 Feburary 2012 URL:  Cuba still detaining peaceful protestors: Further information Description:  Urgent action, 20 January 2012 URL:  Cuban authorities 'responsible' for activist's death on hunger strike Description:  News story, 20 January 2012

Brusco aumento del acoso y los ataques contra activistas y periodistas en Cuba

El acoso y las detenciones contra disidentes políticos, activistas de derechos humanos, periodistas y blogueros de todo Cuba han experimentado un brusco aumento en los últimos 24 meses. Así lo ha manifestado Amnistía Internacional en un nuevo informe hecho público hoy. El acoso y las detenciones contra disidentes políticos, activistas de derechos humanos, periodistas y blogueros de todo Cuba han experimentado un brusco aumento en los últimos 24 meses.

Las autoridades cubanas impiden a activistas conmemorar la muerte de disidente

Las autoridades de Cuba impiden a integrantes de las Damas de Blanco entrar en un edificio para conmemorar el segundo aniversario de la muerte del activista Orlando Zapata Tamayo. Las autoridades de Cuba impiden a integrantes de las Damas de Blanco entrar en un edificio para conmemorar el segundo aniversario de la muerte del activista Orlando Zapata Tamayo.

Les autorités cubaines empêchent des militantes de commémorer la mort d'un dissident

Les autorités cubaines empêchent les membres des Dames en blanc, organisation de défense des droits des femmes, de pénétrer dans un bâtiment situé dans le centre de La Havane pour commémorer le deuxième anniversaire de la mort du militant Orlando Zapata Tamayo. Les autorités cubaines empêchent les membres des Dames en blanc, organisation de défense des droits des femmes, de pénétrer dans un bâtiment situé dans le centre de La Havane pour commémorer le deu

Cuban authorities prevent activists from commemorating death of dissident

Authorities in Cuba are preventing members of the women's organization “Ladies in White” from entering a building in downtown Havana for an event commemorating the second anniversary of the death of activist Orlando Zapata Tamayo. Authorities in Cuba are preventing members of the women's organization “Ladies in White” from entering a building in downtown Havana for an event commemorating the second anniversary of the death o

Cuban authorities prevent activists from commemorating death of dissident - 23 February 2012

Headline Title:  Cuba: Activists prevented from commemorating dissident's death Authorities in Cuba are preventing members of the women's organization “Ladies in White” from entering a building in downtown Havana for an event commemorating the second anniversary of the death o Authorities in Cuba are barring activists from participating in an event in Havana to mark the second anniversary of the death of a prisoner of conscience. Media Node:  Cuba - Orlando Zapata Tamayo Story Location:  Cuba 23° 7' 30.0216" N, 82° 21' 42.318" W “It is unacceptable that the Cuban authorities would not allow human rights activists to remember one of their colleagues in peace.” Source:  Javier Zúñiga, Special Advisor at Amnesty International. Date:  Thu, 23/02/2012 URL:  Cuban authorities 'responsible' for activist's death on hunger strike Description:  News story, 20 January 2012 URL:  Cuba still detaining peaceful protestors: Further information Description:  Urgent action, 20 January 2012 URL:  Cuba’s ‘Ladies in White’ targeted with arbitrary arrest and intimidation Description:  News story, 22 August 2011 URL:  Cuba authorities urged to stop harassing dead activist’s family Description:  News story, 22 February 2011 URL:  Death of Cuban prisoner of conscience on hunger strike must herald change Description:  News story, 24 February 2010

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