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CUBA ESTABLISHES THE LEGISLATIVE STANDARDIZATION OF THE REPRESSION OF FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION AND PRISONERS DEFENDERS DENOUNCES IT IN THE UNITED NATIONS

Prisoners Defenders, in consortium with the Independent Trade Union Association of Cuba (ASIC), San Isidro Movement, UNPACU, Instituto Patmos and Corriente Martiana, denounces in the United Nations the process of persecution of hundreds of cases for freedom of expression, in a new pattern of legislative normalization of the repression of freedom of expression. The regime has already carried out between 500 and 1,000 processes of threat and/or punishment of civilians, officials, self-employed, artists, journalists and civil society activists to curtail freedom of expression in Cuba in the field of the Internet, the only one that escaped in some small measure at its control. A sample of 33 cases have been reported.

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