Daily Archives: August 27, 2009
EU diplomats say Cuba dissident case "worrying"
Thu Aug 27, 2009 4:05pm EDT
By Jeff Franks
HAVANA (Reuters) – Diplomats from European Union countries went to the
home of a jailed Cuban dissident on Thursday to express their concern
about the case and what they view as ongoing efforts by island
authorities to quell dissent.
Their visit also signaled that… Continue reading
Posted on Thursday, 08.27.09
EU embassies visit wife of jailed Cuban dissident
By ANDREA RODRIGUEZ
Associated Press Writer
HAVANA — Representatives from five European Union embassies in Cuba
visited the wife of jailed political opposition activist Darsi Ferrer on
Thursday, but insisted their visit was not political.
Diplomats from Sweden, Great Britain, Hungary, Poland and Germany saw
Ferrer's wife, Yusnaimy… Continue reading
Publicado el jueves, 08.27.09
UE entrega donaciones a disidente cubano
Por ANDREA RODRIGUEZ
The Associated Press
LA HABANA — Diplomáticos de la Unión Europea (UE) entregaron el jueves
donaciones y expresaron su solidaridad a la esposa del disidente cubano
preso, Darsi Ferrer, detenido por delitos comunes.
"Este es un gesto de solidaridad, no es un acto político", dijo el
ministro… Continue reading
Dissident slams U.N. and OAS for silence on torture in Cuba
Havana, Cuba, Aug 26, 2009 / 03:30 pm (CNA).- The leader of the
Christian Liberation Movement in Cuba, Oswaldo Paya, criticized the
United Nations and the Organization of American States this week for
responding with silence to the open letter he sent denouncing the
torture that prisoners of conscience… Continue reading