Political Prisoners

Armando Trujillo

Armando Trujillo, Convicto de Conciencia

Armando Trujillo González cumple condena arbitraria. Fue condenado a 3 años de cárcel, mediante sentencia de 28 de diciembre de 2018 dictada en la causa 189/2028 del Tribunal Municipal Popular de Jovellanos, Matanzas, por un falso delito de robo con fuerza y desobediencia que demostramos jurídicamente como ilegal, fabricado por su activismo de derechos humanos, …

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Prisoners Defenders

Black September in Cuba: 6 new political prisoners

Report by Cuban Prisoners Defenders, 1 October 2020: PRISONERS DEFENDERS UPDATES THE LIST OF CUBAN POLITICAL PRISONERS AS OCTOBER 1, 2020: This month we have culminated a long period of collaboration and understanding with the Cuban Centre for Human Rights (CCDH), brilliantly led by the Prisoner of Conscience of the Group of 75 Martha Beatriz …

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Prisoners Defenders

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.

Prisoners Defenders

United Nations calls for the immediate release of 7 more political prisoners from the list of Prisoners Defenders

They are Aymara Nieto Muñoz, Eliecer Bandera Barreras, Humberto Rico Quiala, José Antonio Pompa López, Melkis Faure Hechevarría, Mitzael Díaz Paseiro and Silverio Portal Contreras. With this resolution, there are already 10 cases that, together with Iván Amaro Hidalgo, Josiel Guía Piloto and Marbel Mendoza Reyes, in less than 6 months, the UN has declared …

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Prisoners Defenders

Repression intensifies in Cuba like never in years: 8 new convicts of conscience in jail

Prisoners Defenders updates its list of political prisoners as of May 4, 2020 From the 134 convicts present on our list, (see list) this April, and to date, there have been 8 new Convicts of Conscience, a monthly figure that we did not see in many years. These are Yampiel Bernal Ampudia (FANTU), Juan Galbán …

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#SOSPresosPoliticosCuba

SOS for all Cuban political prisoners and their families

Serious and urgent communication from the Patriotic Union of Cuba: Santiago de Cuba, April 11, 2020. As we all know, in the already too long and deep crisis that Castro-communism has plunged our people into, we now face another very dangerous situation: the Coronavirus pandemic. In the midst of increasing misery and repression, our political …

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Prisoners Defenders

3 new political prisoners in March make 128 condemned among the opposition in Cuba

3 new political prisoners in March make 128 condemned among the opposition in Cuba. Yanier Joubert Cisneros (UNPACU), Luis Manuel Otero Alcántara (artist) and Omar Portieles Camejo (UNPACU) joined PD’s list of political prisoners in March

Prisoners Defenders

127 convicted among the opposition in Cuba and the farce trial of Ferrer corner the «regime»

Cuban Prisoners Defenders’ report, March 2, 2020: From the 127, (see list) a new Convict of Conscience integrates our list: Luis Ángel Leyva Domínguez (UNPACU). In the last 6 months, 22 new Convicts of Conscience have entered the list of Cuban Prisoners Defenders. The reports and/or declarations of the UN, the Borrell team’s and the …

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