Cuban Filmmaker Rolando Díaz Denounces the “Despicable” Acts of Repudiation to Repress 15N

14ymedio, Luz Escobar, Havana, 7 December 2021 — Repression on the island frustrated “through despicable acts of repudiation” the November 15th march (15N), events that marked “a before and after in the recent history of Cuba,” filmmaker Rolando Diaz denounced in Havana. The creator, who left the country in the mid-90’s, spoke to the public … Continue reading “Cuban Filmmaker Rolando Díaz Denounces the “Despicable” Acts of Repudiation to Repress 15N”

Surveillance and Acts of Repudiation Muzzle 15N in Cuba

14ymedio, Yoani Sánchez, Generation Y, Havana, 16 November 2021 –The streets almost empty and tension in the air. This is how Havana experienced this Monday, a day in which independent groups had called for a Civic March for the freedom of political prisoners and a democratic change on the island. In the same avenues and shops … Continue reading “Surveillance and Acts of Repudiation Muzzle 15N in Cuba”

Cuban Police Committed to Supporting Acts of Repudiation Against Artists

14ymedio, Luz Escobar, Havana, 15 December 2020 — State Security continues its harassment against activists and artists who were housed at the headquarters of the San Isidro Movement. One day after Carlos Manuel Álvarez was arrested when he left his family’s house in Cárdenas, Matanzas, and was interrogated for six hours, Katherine Bisquet denounced the organization … Continue reading “Cuban Police Committed to Supporting Acts of Repudiation Against Artists”

Cuban Human Rights Group Denounces Manipulation of Elderly to Participate in Acts of Repudiation

14ymedio, Madrid, November 3rd, 2020 – Up to 11 mob acts of repudiation took place in Cuba this past October, according to data published by the Cuban Human Rights Watch Group, OCDH, meanwhile they point out that, “as poverty grows”, the more government repression increases. Last month, the Madrid-based organization recorded at least 544 repressive … Continue reading “Cuban Human Rights Group Denounces Manipulation of Elderly to Participate in Acts of Repudiation”

Cuba: A Bill to Penalize Acts of Repudiation / Juan Juan Almeida

To guarantee the prevalence of solidarity and respect, a bill is urgently needed that would penalize acts of repudiation, and hold their perpetrators and accomplices criminally responsible. Help me to promote this bill. Act of Repudiation A Bill to Penalize Acts of Repudiation in Cuba By Juan Juan Almeida To guarantee the prevalence of solidarity … Continue reading “Cuba: A Bill to Penalize Acts of Repudiation / Juan Juan Almeida”

Activists denounce acts of repudiation during a child’s birthday party / 14ymedio

14ymedio, Manzanillo, 22 November 2014 – This morning several activists reported an act of repudiation against the members of the Community Network of Journalists and Communicators in the eastern city of Manzanillo. According to the testimony of those whom this newspaper had access, Leonardo Cancio had organized a celebration in his home for a six-year-old niece … Continue reading “Activists denounce acts of repudiation during a child’s birthday party / 14ymedio”

Repudiation Against Acts of Repudiation / Regina Coyula

The year was 1993, my son was about to be born and I was given a weekend leave from the hospital. Upon my arrival at home, my husband was absent. He arrived very upset from the home of his son from a prior marriage. An act of repudiation had been made against the child’s mother … Continue reading “Repudiation Against Acts of Repudiation / Regina Coyula”

Cuban Government Organizes an Act of Repudiation Against Tania Bruguera

14ymedio, Havana, 3 June 2021 — On Thursday afternoon at the headquarters of the Hannah Arendt International Institute of Artivism (Instar), the artist Tania Bruguera received a visit from a group made up of about fifteen people who warned her of the consequences of continuing with her activities and demands. At the head of the … Continue reading “Cuban Government Organizes an Act of Repudiation Against Tania Bruguera”

Act of Repudiation Against a Family in Havana for Painting ‘Patria y Vida’ on the Wall of Their House

14ymedio, Havana, 22 February 2021 — The activist Anyell Valdés Cruz and her family were victims this Monday of an act of repudiation in which Kirenia Pomares, the mayor of Havana’s Arroyo Naranjo municipality, State Security agents and other people participated. The rally included slogans, posters and graffiti on the facade of the house to erase … Continue reading “Act of Repudiation Against a Family in Havana for Painting ‘Patria y Vida’ on the Wall of Their House”

The Old Act of Repudiation / Yoani Sanchez

Perhaps you don’t know — because not everything is related in a blog — but the first act of repudiation that I saw in my life was when I was only five. The commotion in the tenement caught the attention of the two girls we then were, my sister and I. We peered over the … Continue reading “The Old Act of Repudiation / Yoani Sanchez”

The Cuban Regime’s Destructive Acts Against the Dissidence Have Come to Seem Normal to the World / Ivan Garcia

Monday, September 17th marked the first week of a hunger strike carried out by the well-known economist and opposition figure Martha Beatriz Roque Cabello, 67 years old, “to demand the freedom of political prisoner Jorge Vázquez Chaviano and an attempt to force the government of Raúl Castro to comply with mediocre current legislation”, she tells … Continue reading “The Cuban Regime’s Destructive Acts Against the Dissidence Have Come to Seem Normal to the World / Ivan Garcia”

Estado de Sats Responds to Threat of “Act of Repudiation” / Estado de Sats, Antonio Rodiles

This morning we heard through a friend that on Thursday the workers of the Labiofam company were notified that they would participate, today, in an act of repudiation* in front of the Estado de Sats headquarters. A few minutes ago we returned from the Fifth Station of the PNR (National Revolutionary Police), located at 7th … Continue reading “Estado de Sats Responds to Threat of “Act of Repudiation” / Estado de Sats, Antonio Rodiles”

"Laura Pollan" Ladies in White Movement Victim of Another Act of Repudiation / Katia Sonia

The Laura Pollan Ladies in White movement held its Literary Tea and celebrated December 10 as International Day of Human Rights under two acts of repudiation organized by government authorities on December 9 and 10, in front of its headquarters on Neptune between Hospital and Aramburu streets, Centro Habana municipality. More than two dozen activists … Continue reading “"Laura Pollan" Ladies in White Movement Victim of Another Act of Repudiation / Katia Sonia”

Committees in Defense of the Revolution (CDR) Attempt to Revitalize Themselves Amid the Crisis in Cuba

14ymedio, Havana, 3 August 2022 — The economic and social situation in Cuba serves as the pulse for a country going downhill while the regime, rather than opting for reforms and immediate solutions, bets on greater control and vigilance, as it has done historically. In several zones of the capital, they have announced an “assembly … Continue reading “Committees in Defense of the Revolution (CDR) Attempt to Revitalize Themselves Amid the Crisis in Cuba”

Prisoners Defenders Report Finds that the Cuban Government Limits Religious Freedom and Creates ‘Imposter’ Associations

14ymedio, Havana, 2 August 2022 — On Thursday, Prisoners Defenders shared their report, Constitutional Reform and Religious Freedom in Cuba, a companion document to accompany the evaluation conducted by the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF). In this new document, Prisoners Defenders, which contributed to the U.S. report, analyzed the testimonies of 56 religious … Continue reading “Prisoners Defenders Report Finds that the Cuban Government Limits Religious Freedom and Creates ‘Imposter’ Associations”