José Daniel Ferrer Arrested To Prevent His Participation In Forum #Otro18 / 14ymedio

14ymedio, 8 March 2016 — According to various opposition sources, the leader of the Patriotic Union of Cuba (UNPACU), Jose Daniel Ferrer, was arrested Tuesday in Havana with two other activists. The former prisoner of the Black Spring was going to to participate on Wednesday in a forum convened for the Otro 18 (Another 2018) campaign, … Continue reading “José Daniel Ferrer Arrested To Prevent His Participation In Forum #Otro18 / 14ymedio”

Jose Daniel Ferrer Arrested And Beaten In Santiago De Cuba / 14ymedio

14ymedio, Havana, 25 January 2016 — Cuban activists have again experienced a repressive Sunday with the arrest of more than a hundred opponents throughout the island. The leader of the Patriotic Union of Cuba (UNPACU), Jose Daniel Ferrer, was violently arrested in Santiago Cuba, according to sources in his organization. About 130 members of the … Continue reading “Jose Daniel Ferrer Arrested And Beaten In Santiago De Cuba / 14ymedio”

Jose Daniel Ferrer Barred from Havana and Warned He Could Return to Prison / 14ymedio

14ymedio, Havana, 18 December 2015 — The leader of the National Patriotic Union of Cuba (UNPACU), Jose Daniel Ferrer, was deported to Santiago de Cuba by order of a Havana judge who warned him that he could return to prison to serve his sentence (25 years) if tried to leave his province again. The opponent … Continue reading “Jose Daniel Ferrer Barred from Havana and Warned He Could Return to Prison / 14ymedio”

Jose Daniel Ferrer Arrested at UNPACU Headquarters in Havana / 14ymedio

14medio, Havana, 17 December 2015 – Early this morning State Security arrested Jose Daniel Ferrer at the national headquarters of the Cuban Patriotic Union (UNPACU), in Havana, according to sources of the opposition organization. Several UNPACU activists denounced through the social networks that the assault was carried out violently early in the morning after military … Continue reading “Jose Daniel Ferrer Arrested at UNPACU Headquarters in Havana / 14ymedio”

Jose Daniel Ferrer Can Not Leave The Country For Reasons Of “Public Interest” / 14ymedio

14ymedio, Havana, 19 August 2015 — The activist José Daniel Ferrer, leader of the Patriotic Union of Cuba (UNPACU) has been informed this week by the Office of Immigration and Nationality that he can not leave the country. The authorities said that the travel restrictions are being imposed because he is not “in compliance with the … Continue reading “Jose Daniel Ferrer Can Not Leave The Country For Reasons Of “Public Interest” / 14ymedio”

“Our actions can make people lose their fears” / 14ymedio, Reinaldo Escobar and Jose Daniel Ferrer

14ymedio, Reinaldo Escobar, Havana, 20 January 2015 — Few could imagine that this activist, born in the east of the country and leader of Cuba’s most numerous opposition organization, is also a compulsive reader and an avid collector of famous quotes. Conversing with José Daniel Ferrer is like a trip that starts with a pamphlet … Continue reading ““Our actions can make people lose their fears” / 14ymedio, Reinaldo Escobar and Jose Daniel Ferrer”

Activist José Daniel Ferrer invites a journalist from The New York Times to talk / 14ymedio, Orlando Palma

14ymedio, ORLANDO PALMA, Havana, 23 November 2014 — Ernesto Londoño, the journalist to whom the six New York Times editorials on Cuba-United States relations are attributed, is in Havana. His trip was announced through the social network Twitter and has already provoked some reactions among Cuban activists. The opposition leader José Daniel Ferrer has made … Continue reading “Activist José Daniel Ferrer invites a journalist from The New York Times to talk / 14ymedio, Orlando Palma”

Dissidents: “It implies an ignorance about how things work here.” / Manual Cuesta Morua, Antonio Rodiles, Jose Daniel Ferrer

Letter to Obama: The internal opposition questions that it doesn’t address human rights on the Island. Manuel Cuesta Morúa, president of the Progressive Arc Party “It is not very viable to address the proposal directly to self-employment in Cuba since it implies an ignorance of how things work here . It is the government which … Continue reading “Dissidents: “It implies an ignorance about how things work here.” / Manual Cuesta Morua, Antonio Rodiles, Jose Daniel Ferrer”

Arrest Reports from Cuba from UNPACU General Coordinator Jose D. Ferrer / Jose Daniel Ferrer

Jose Daniel Ferrer Garcia, general coordinator of the Patriotic Union of Cuba (UNPACU), reporting Santiago de Cuba: Ongoing detentions of UNPACU activists picked up on Turquino (the highest peak in Cuba, in the Sierra Maestra mountains), including Ovidio Martin Castellanos, coordinator of the largest arm of UNPACU, the Wilmar Villar group. Sanctuary of El Cobre: … Continue reading “Arrest Reports from Cuba from UNPACU General Coordinator Jose D. Ferrer / Jose Daniel Ferrer”

And Now Against Jose Daniel Ferrer Garcia / Jorge Luis García Pérez Antunez

Believe me that I have neither read, nor do I care to read the article written by the notorious spy and mercenary in the service of the Castros, the Guatemalan  Percy Alvarado who, in the most ruthless and most of all cowardly way, attacks the former political prisoner Jose Daniel Ferrer Garcia, one of the … Continue reading “And Now Against Jose Daniel Ferrer Garcia / Jorge Luis García Pérez Antunez”

Jose Daniel Ferrer Garcia: Another Lion from the East / Luis Felipe Rojas

In 2003, the excessive sentences which he and his brother, Luis Enrique, were condemned to served was shocking news among the youth of the time. Shortly after being arrested, one could already sense his bravery in confronting the regime and not remaining silent before so many injustices. He carried out various hunger strikes and headed … Continue reading “Jose Daniel Ferrer Garcia: Another Lion from the East / Luis Felipe Rojas”

Cuba: Ferrer’s Family Continues to Demand His Freedom and a Faith of Life After ‘Edited Video’ Aired

14ymedio, Havana 10 September 2021 — Cuban State Security circulated a video this Friday in which the regime opponent José Daniel Ferrer, arrested on July 11 (11J), appears, sending a few words to his family from prison. “A hug for my wife, for my children, my brothers, my mother, for the whole family,” says the … Continue reading “Cuba: Ferrer’s Family Continues to Demand His Freedom and a Faith of Life After ‘Edited Video’ Aired”

Cuba Released Ferrer. It Is Not Enough.

14ymedio, José Ramón Bauzá, Brussels , 6 April 2020 — The release of Cuban opposition figure José Daniel Ferrer last Friday was a rare piece of good news, among a stream of bleak reports. Together with three other activists from the Patriotic Union of Cuba, Mr. Ferrer had been illegally detained since last October by Cuban … Continue reading “Cuba Released Ferrer. It Is Not Enough.”

The Ferrer Case: The Repetition of a Modus Operandi / Jeovany Jimenez Vega

Jeovany Jimenez Vega, 8 December 2019 — The arrest of opposition leader José Daniel Ferrer, head of the Patriotic Union of Cuba (UNPACU) on October 1st, on false allegation of “kidnapping” and “beating” an individual, has plunged into a new whirlwind of criticism the Castro regime, which as usual insists the detainee will be prosecuted … Continue reading “The Ferrer Case: The Repetition of a Modus Operandi / Jeovany Jimenez Vega”