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With more than 1,000 Cubans imprisoned for political reasons, the regime is tweeting calls for human rights

With more than 1,000 Cubans imprisoned for political reasons, the regime is tweeting calls for human rights

The Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MINREX) called the tweet for the International Day of human rightswhile pressing 1034 prisoners for political reasons.

One of the posts read: “To accompany the celebration in Cuba of International Human Rights Day, a tweet will be published on December 10 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm in Cuba.” on Twitter account From Minriques, hours after the Cuban NGO Prisoners Defenders revealed A new increase in the number of political prisoners on the island during the month of November.

The permanent representative of the regime before the Human Rights Council, Juan Antonio Quintanilla, shared Minrex’s post, according to a note from the state. Cuban News Agency (ACN).

ACN quoted the official’s message: “Cuba has a lot to celebrate this day because we have tangible results that make us proud, which the work of the revolution made possible.”

As Quintanilla celebrates the “Act of the Revolution,” There are 1,034 political prisoners in Cuba, 34 of whom are minorsAccording to the latest CPD report.

Among them, 27 are serving sentences and seven are on trial. In addition, 16 have already been convicted or charged with sedition of a purely political nature.

“All subjected to torture, as evidenced by the detailed study of 101 random cases of denunciation by prisoner advocates before the United Nations Committee Against Torture (CAT) and the Committee Against Torture’s public rebuke following complaints by civil society, which was embodied in its subsequent report. Report in May on the state of torture in Cuba,” CPD recalls.

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The NGO report also mentions the situation of Cuban prisoners (122 in total) but specifically highlights trans women. that they “were, and are, imprisoned among men, who suffer from unspeakable conditions on account of their sexual condition.”

The Cuban regime is showing that it does not respect even the most basic of rights, which is the right to life, by retaining the death penalty in the Penal Code that entered into force on December 1, and by increasing the number of crimes that carry the death penalty. .

Last October, I provoked the regime’s border guards A boat carrying illegal Cuban immigrants sankin which seven people were killed, including a two-year-old girl.

however, The Cuban regime has once again violated international protocols that require people to be spared By stopping illegal operations to leave the country.

these actions, As recently analyzed by DIARIO DE CUBAconstitute arbitrary executions and criminal deterrents.

Cuban opponent Manuel Cuesta Murissa remains under siege after a five-hour detention.

On the other hand, the Cuban regime has already begun repressive measures against dissent, as it usually happens in the days leading up to International Human Rights Day and on December 10 itself.

Opponent Manuel Cuesta Muresa, of the Council for Democratic Transition of Cuba, told DIARIO DE CUBA that he was arrested around 4:00 pm last Thursday, December 8th.

The dissident, who was released five hours later, said, “I don’t know the reason, in fact there was no conversation with state security.”

“They released me around nine o’clock at night. Today in the morning I have a police post near my house. Two security officers and a patrol car,” Cuesta Murissa explained.

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The Cuban regime often bans dissidents, activists and independent journalists from leaving their homes or subjected them to short-term detention on 10 December. Another frequent procedure is cutting off the Internet.