Cubans Berta Soler and Angel Moya are Detained Again on Sunday, for the Seventh Consecutive Week

EFE (via 14ymedio), Havana, 7 March 2022 — Ladies in White leader, Berta Soler, and her husband activist Ángel Moya were once again detained for several hours on Sunday, as he confirmed on Monday. “They imposed a fine of 7.50 pesos for being undocumented and they confined me to a cell until they released me … Continue reading “Cubans Berta Soler and Angel Moya are Detained Again on Sunday, for the Seventh Consecutive Week”

For the Fourth Consecutive Sunday, Berta Soler and Angel Moya are Arrested in Cuba

EFE (via 14ymedio), Havana, 14 February 2022 — Ladies in White leader, Berta Soler, and her husband, Ángel Moya, were arrested yesterday for the fourth consecutive Sunday, as confirmed on the social media accounts of other members of the women’s group. Since the Ladies in White announced that they would protest every Sunday like they … Continue reading “For the Fourth Consecutive Sunday, Berta Soler and Angel Moya are Arrested in Cuba”

Angel Moya Will be Prosecuted for "Damage" to a Police Car

14ymedio, Havana, 5 March 2019 — After spending 48 hours in detention, between Saturday and Monday, the former political prisoner and activist Ángel Moya has been accused of “damaging police property.” Last Saturday, Moya went running, as usual, through Lawton, where State Security remains deployed between Thursday and Sunday to control the headquarters of the Ladies … Continue reading “Angel Moya Will be Prosecuted for "Damage" to a Police Car”

Dozens of Activists Detained in Havana Following the Ladies in White March / Diario de Cuba, Angel Moya

Diario de Cuba, Angel Moya, Havana, 26 July 2015 – Some 60 activists were arrested this past Sunday in Havana following the customary Sunday march of the Ladies in White, reported government opponents on social media. The arrests took place within the context of an act of repudiation described by the opponents as “violent,” and … Continue reading “Dozens of Activists Detained in Havana Following the Ladies in White March / Diario de Cuba, Angel Moya”

Hector Maseda and Angel Moya Released From Prison / Pedazos de la Isla

The Cuban regime “freed” two more political prisoners from the Black Spring Group: Héctor Maseda, husband of the Lady in White Laura Pollan, and Ángel Moya, husband of Berta Soler, also a Lady in White. All this has been made possible by the efforts of the Ladies in White, the sacrifice of Orlando Zapata Tamayo, … Continue reading “Hector Maseda and Angel Moya Released From Prison / Pedazos de la Isla”

Writer Angel Santiesteban is Released / 14ymedio

14ymedio, Havana, 5 November 2015 — The writer Angel Santiesteban was released Thursday after appearing before the Provincial Court of Havana. The journalist had been arrested yesterday afternoon, accused by his ex-wife of the supposed crime of “violation of domicile,” the same charge he was convicted of 2012. “We were going to revoke your probation, but … Continue reading “Writer Angel Santiesteban is Released / 14ymedio”

The Lives Of Opposition Leaders Have Their Names On The Government’s Blacklist / Angel Santiesteban

José Alberto Botell, Guillermo Fariñas’ assailant Ángel Santiesteban-Prats, 3 June 2015If the Cuban dictatorship has an enemy, it is themselves, as an institution of evil. After committing their outrages, the injustices and atrocities carried out by their henchmen who commit the atrocities they are ordered to commit — at any cost — in exchange for benefits … Continue reading “The Lives Of Opposition Leaders Have Their Names On The Government’s Blacklist / Angel Santiesteban”

Two Types of Dissidence, Two Policies / Angel Santiesteban

Angel Santiesteban, 25 March 2015 — For the first time in the history of the violations against the Cuban dissidence by the political police of the totalitarian Regime, there are two lines of thought: one subdued and the other more severe. Those in the opposition who have publicly supported the intention of the governments of … Continue reading “Two Types of Dissidence, Two Policies / Angel Santiesteban”

The Human Rights Party in Cuba / Angel Santiesteban

The great specialty of Cuban journalists is to inflate balloons, darken with dust clouds the reality of what happens in the archipelago, and, in passing, to lick the feet of the dictators. The most outstanding in this work are those who write for the Granma newspaper, who were chosen for it precisely: manipulable beings who … Continue reading “The Human Rights Party in Cuba / Angel Santiesteban”

Prison Diary XVIII: Those Who Live Off The Government / Angel Santiesteban

A few days ago it was suggested to me in a letter that someday, in another government of course, I could be Minister of Culture, which I doubt because I think politics is not my thing. But if being a politician is saying what you think and going against the interests of the current president, … Continue reading “Prison Diary XVIII: Those Who Live Off The Government / Angel Santiesteban”

The United Nations Human Rights Council and its Great Challenge With Cuba / Angel Santiesteban

Tomorrow, May 1, the United Nations Human Rights Council will meet in Geneva, where Cuba will present a report with notes on its prison policy. “Dressing up” for the occasion, for the first time in nine years the Castro regime opened its jails to the national and international press accredited in Cuba. It is public … Continue reading “The United Nations Human Rights Council and its Great Challenge With Cuba / Angel Santiesteban”

The Leader of Cuba’s Ladies in White Faces Arrest Thirteen Consecutive Sundays

EFE (via 14ymedio), Havana, 19 April 2022 —  The leader of the Ladies in White opposition women’s movement, Berta Soler, was detained for the thirteenth consecutive Sunday after leaving the organization’s headquarters in Havana, dissident activists denounced this Monday. Soler was accompanied by her husband, also an opponent and former prisoner Ángel Moya; at the time … Continue reading “The Leader of Cuba’s Ladies in White Faces Arrest Thirteen Consecutive Sundays”