Fabio Prieto Llorente

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CPJ protests vicious crackdown on independent press

April 2, 2003 12:00 PM ET

Your Excellency: The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) strongly condemns the Cuban government's latest crackdown on the independent press, during which 27 journalists have been detained and await prosecution. The timing of these actions suggests that the Cuban government has...

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Nine more journalists detained, bringing total to 19

March 20, 2003 12:00 PM ET

New York, March 20, 2003— In the second day of a sweeping crackdown on the political opposition and the independent press in Cuba, police arrested nine more independent journalists last night, bringing the total detained to 19. The nine journalists—Manuel...

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Attacks on the Press 1999: Cuba

March 22, 2000 12:07 PM ET

President Fidel Castro Ruz's government did its best to stamp out independent journalism in Cuba this year, promulgating a bill that virtually outlaws free expression and perfecting preemptive repression. The Cuban constitution grants the Communist Party the right to control...

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