Normando Hernández González

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CPJ concerned by reports of mistreatment of jailed journalists

New York, April 6, 2006—The Committee to Protect Journalists is concerned by reports that one jailed independent Cuban journalist has been beaten, a second has been denied medical treatment in prison, and a third has been threatened with detention for her writing. On March 28, independent journalist Normando Hernández González was thrown down a flight…

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Attacks on the Press 2005: Countries That Have Jailed Journalists (Follow Links for More Details)

AFGHANISTAN: 1 Ali Mohaqqiq Nasab, Haqooq-i-Zan (Women’s Rights) Imprisoned: October 1, 2005 The attorney general ordered editor Nasab’s arrest on blasphemy charges after the religious adviser to President Hamid Karzai, Mohaiuddin Baluch, filed a complaint about his magazine. “I took the two magazines and spoke to the Supreme Court chief, who wrote to the attorney…

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Another imprisoned journalist starts hunger strike

New York, May 21, 2004—The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has learned that imprisoned Cuban journalist Normando Hernández González, who is jailed at Kilo 5 1/2 Prison in western Pinar del Río Province, has started a hunger strike to protest prison conditions. Hernández González, who is serving a 25-year sentence, is one of 29 journalists…

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Imprisoned journalist on hunger strike

New York, May 7, 2004—The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is deeply concerned about the health of imprisoned Cuban journalist Manuel Vázquez Portal, who has been on a hunger strike since April 30 to protest prison conditions. Vázquez Portal, who received one of CPJ’s International Press Freedom Awards in November 2003, is one of 29…

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Attacks on the Press in 2003: Journalists in Prison

There were 138 journalists in prison around the world at the end of 2003 who were jailed for practicing their profession. The number is the same as last year. An analysis of the reasons behind this is contained in the introduction on page 10. At the beginning of 2004, CPJ sent letters of inquiry to…

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CPJ concerned about imprisoned journalists’ welfare

New York, November 12, 2003—The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is extremely concerned about the lack of information regarding the situation of imprisoned Cuban journalists Mario Enrique Mayo Hernández, Adolfo Fernández Saínz, and Iván Hernández Carrillo, who began a hunger strike on October 18. A week after a failed attempt by a group of family…

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CPJ preocupado com situação dos jornalistas presos

Nova York, 12 de novembro de 2003 —O Comitê para a Proteção dos Jornalistas (CPJ) está muito preocupado com a falta de informações sobre a situação dos jornalistas cubanos presos Mario Enrique Mayo Hernández, Adolfo Fernández Saínz e Iván Hernández Carrillo, que começaram uma greve de fome em 18 de outubro. Uma semana depois que…

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Imprisoned journalists continue hunger strike

New York, October 29, 2003—The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is concerned about the health of two imprisoned Cuban journalists who began a hunger strike on October 18 to protest the mistreatment of an imprisoned colleague. Mario Enrique Mayo Hernández and Adolfo Fernández Saínz, who are jailed at the Holguín Provincial Prison in eastern Cuba,…

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Jornalistas presos mantêm greve de fome

Nova York, 29 de outubro de 2003—O Comitê para a Proteção dos Jornalistas (CPJ) está preocupado com a saúde de dois jornalistas cubanos presos que se declararam em greve de fome em 18 de outubro como protesto pelos maus tratos a outro colega preso. Mario Enrique Mayo Hernández e Adolfo Fernández Saínz, que estão presos…

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CPJ concerned about journalists on hunger strike

New York, September 3, 2003— The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is deeply concerned about disturbing new developments in Cuba’s ongoing incarceration of independent journalists. According to family members, two imprisoned journalists, Manuel Vázquez Portal and Normando Hernández González, joined other jailed dissidents at Boniato Prison in a hunger strike that began on Sunday, August…

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