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Amnesty International Calls on Cuba to Allow “Ladies in White” Activists to Freely Commemorate Anniversary of Leader’s Death

Contact: Suzanne Trimel, [email protected], 212-633-4150, @strimel (New York) -- Amnesty International said today it is concerned about the safety of…

October 11, 2012

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Cuba Must Release Opposition Blogger Immediately

A prominent Cuban opposition blogger, due to cover the opening trial of Spanish politician Ángel Francisco Carromero Barrios, was arrested…

October 5, 2012

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Amnesty International Calls on Cuba to Say Why They are Holding Jorge Vázquez Chaviano or Release Him

The Cuban authorities must either explain why they failed to release detainee Jorge Vázquez Chaviano as scheduled on September 9…

September 14, 2012

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Another detainee dies at Guantánamo: Yemeni man, in his 11th year of detention without charge or trial, found dead in cell

A tragic reminder of the numbing cruelty of the USA’s indefinite detention regime at its Guantánamo Bay detention facility, and…

September 11, 2012

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Amnesty International Remembers the Victims of the September 11th Attacks

Those responsible for the September 11th attacks must be brought to justice in fair trials in federal court without recourse…

September 11, 2012

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Amnesty International USA Executive Director Suzanne Nossel Responds to Death of Adnan Latif, Guantanamo Detainee

Nossel's response to the death of Adnan Farhan Abdul Latif, a detainee who has been held in Guantánamo without charge…

September 11, 2012

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Cuba Must Stop Unwarranted Detentions of Political Activists

Cuban authorities' use of detention to harass and silence political and human rights activists must end, says Amnesty International.

August 2, 2012

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Dozens Arrested at Funeral of Longtime Cuban Activist Oswaldo Payá Sardiñas

Cuban authorities arrested more than 40 activists as they attended the funeral of human rights defender Oswaldo Payá Sardiñas in…

July 25, 2012

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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,…

March 28, 2012

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Amnesty International Demands Release of Cuban Journalists Jailed for Listening to Hip Hop and Declares Them “Prisoners of Conscience”

Amnesty International today declared two brothers – both journalists jailed for years for listening to hip-hop music -- to be…

March 23, 2012

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Cuba’s ‘Ladies in White’ Targeted with Arbitrary Arrest and Intimidation, Says Amnesty International

Contact: Wende Gozan Brown, 212-633-4247 (New York) - The Cuban authorities must end their intimidation of a group of women…

August 23, 2011

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Annual Report: Cuba 2011

Head of state and government: Raúl Castro Ruz Death penalty: retentionist Population: 11.2 million Life expectancy: 79 years Under-5 mortality…

June 16, 2011