Dear Sirs: The Committee to Protect Journalists urges you, as the president of the European Council and President of the European Commission, to take concrete steps to ensure that Cuba complies with the 2008 EU human rights conditions by immediately releasing the 22 journalists currently jailed and by granting freedom of expression and information to all Cubans.
New York, May 14,
2009--A Cuban independent journalist was sentenced during a summary trial on
Tuesday to three years in prison on charges of "disrespect," journalists in
Dear Mr. Michel: Your planned trip to Havana this week coincides with the sixth anniversary of Cuba's massive crackdown on independent journalists and dissidents. The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on you to urge Raúl Castro's government to release the 21 journalists still jailed in Cuban prisons and extend the internationally guaranteed right of free expression to all Cubans.
New York, March 4,
2009--An independent Cuban journalist arrested on Sunday should have the
charges against him made public or he should be released immediately, the
Committee to Protect Journalists said today. He was picked up on the eve of the
sixth anniversary of the crackdown against
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