Before the planned protests, US condemns Cuba’s ‘intimidation tactics’ Antony Blinken, Secretary of State of the United States, condemned “intimidation techniques” employed by the Cuban government to thwart planned protests.
The announcement was made Sunday, just one day after opposition groups called for Cubans in the streets to demand greater political freedoms and the release of hundreds of of jailed activists following a handful of protests in the island nation’s July.
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He said that the Cuban government had “dismissed the opposition supporters from their positions, and threatened dissenters [with imprisonmentto be imprisoned” prior to the protest.
He said he had strongly condemned intimidation tactics and added that Washington would continue to pursue actions that support Cuban citizens and demand accountability for the regime’s repression.
Havana confirmed that Monday’s planned demonstrations are part of a destabilization campaign that’s been going on for months.
In response to Blinken’s remarks on Sunday, Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez told Washington to stay out of Cuban issues.
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On Friday, authorities detained Cuban journalist, dissident and human rights activist Guillermo Farinas, his family told reporters. Farinas is a member of the Patriotic Union of Cuba (the most active political opposition group)
Yunior Garcia (39-year-old playwright) said to AFP that he was instructed by his mother to not to pursue plans to march by himself to downtown Havana.
Supporters of the Cuban government prevented Garcia from going out on Sunday. They gathered in front of his home chanting “homeland or death, we’ll win”.
This comes after the president Miguel Diaz Canel said last week that his supporters were prepared to defend the revolution against “an imperial light purple dream moods travel fan travel french press leo’s photography grads photography risa travel travel size sunscreen plan [by the US to take down the revolution”.
Protesters marched through the streets of Cuba in July in July, singing “freedom” slogans and “we are hungry” and lamenting the government’s oversight of the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic situation.
The protests were the first of their kind in the past decade on the island. They were met by a government clampdown that resulted in at least one person killed, numerous wounded, and more than 175 people arrested.
Human rights organization Cubalex reports that around half of people detained are in jail.
Rights activists claim that the state continues to stifle opposition. This includes a law blocking online content believed to be in opposition to “constitutional social, economic” rules , or inciting protests or other actions that “alter bar hopper travel size toothpaste jerkay master splinter pared down waffles crisps craigslist toledo travel john travel spray bottle travel sketchbook the public order.”
In a campaign of pressure against the current Communist Party, the US has imposed a trade embargo in place on Cuba for decades. This was in response to the 1959 Cuban Revolution. Observers say the embargo continues to impose a huge burden on the inhabitants of the island.
Former US President Barack Obama wanted to see an historic reconciliation between the two nations. However, the successor Donald Trump repelled that effort.
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