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April 08, 2007

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» The cruelty never ends ... nor surprises from Babalu Blog
A hero of the Cuban people, former political prisoner Jorge Luis García Pérez “Antúnez”, has begun a hunger strike to demand the return of his former home. Via Cuban Democratic Directorate: Placetas. July 4, 2007. Former political prisoner and prisoner... [Read More]

» Dance with the invisible ones from Babalu Blog
An extraordinary event will take place at 8:30 p.m. in Little Havana: A candlelight vigil to show support for and solidarity with Cuba's political prisoners. I cannot be there in person, but my spirit, as it is every day with... [Read More]

» A Black September Surprise? from Babalu Blog
Cuban dissident leader Martha Beatriz Roque was briefly detained this evening, as she and other dissidents protested outside the Justice Ministry in Havana, according Marti Noticias and AFP. They had gone there to protest the treatment of Cuban politic... [Read More]

» Where is Antúnez? from Babalu Blog
Jorge Luis García Pérez "Antúnez" More than 17 years in prison. Barely five months out of jail. And now this. The dying dictator must be so proud of his little brother. (Cross-posted at Uncommon Sense)... [Read More]

» Update on Antúnez from Babalu Blog
Cuba Encuentro is reporting that former political prisoner Jorge Luis García Pérez, better known as "Antúnez" is recovering in a Havana hospital, after suffering what might have been a heart attack. Earlier accounts of his hospitalization did not detai... [Read More]

» Antúnez is arrested from Babalu Blog
Former Cuban political prisoner Jorge Luis García Pérez “Antúnez” is latest victim of the dictatorship's new-style "preventative repression." Independent journalist Carlos Serpa Maceira is reporting that Antúnez and his wife, Iris Pérez Aguiler, were a... [Read More]

» Four dissidents arrested from Babalu Blog
Four Cuban dissidents — including former political prisoner Jorge Luis García Pérez (Antúnez) — were detained Sunday afternoon, according to several news reports. Presumably, the police arrested them so they cannot participate in today's activities to ... [Read More]

» Several dissidents remain jailed from Babalu Blog
Cuban Democratic Directorate has a list of the names of Cuban dissidents arrested or otherwised harassed, threatened or assaulted by the dictatorship's goons on Monday, International Human Rights Day, and a few days prior. The attacks happened througho... [Read More]

» The love of a Cuban woman from Babalu Blog
Bertha Pernet Antunez As far as I know, Bertha Pernet Antunez, has never spent a night in a Cuban jail. Her example, however, is no less powerful than that set by her fellow Cubans — and fellow family members... [Read More]

» Taking it to the streets from Babalu Blog
While returning home from breakfast this morning, I drove by a small group of people demonstrating against passage of a property tax reform proposal on the Jan. 29 ballot here in Florida. I don't doubt their sincerity — their... [Read More]

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