Editor and Publisher has an article on the recent increase in the crack down on independent jounalism in Cuba by fidel castro's government:
CHICAGO (February 22, 2006) -- Almost three years after the notorious mass arrests and show trials of 75 independent journalists, librarians and others, Fidel Castro's Cuba is once more cracking down harshly on the nation's tiny independent press, free-press groups say.
In recent days, the alarm about a wave of violence, threats and official persecution against the press has been raised by such groups as the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) in New York City, the Inter American Press Association (IAPA) in Miami, and Reporters Without Borders (RSF for its initials in French) in Paris.
fidel castro's regime is always boasting about their "Battle of Ideas". Yet the battle is merely against shadows as they do not face "enemy" ideas. They just prevent them through violence from being heard in the first place.
Read the whole article here.Posted by Val Prieto at February 25, 2006 06:53 AM | TrackBack
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