See if you can identify the trend.
Last month, there were 410 documented political arrests by the Castro regime in Cuba.
Compare that to 257 documented political arrests in November 2011 and 244 documented political arrests in November 2010.
In the last 11 months, there have been 6,035 documented political arrests in Cuba.
Compare that to 4,123 documented political arrests in all of 2011 and 2,074 documented political arrests in all of 2010.
This year, the average number of documented political arrests -- thus far -- is 549 per month.
Compare that to an average of 343 political arrests per month in 2011 and 172 arrests per month in 2010.
More "reform" you can't believe in.
Data courtesy of the Cuba Commission for Human Rights and National Reconciliation.
- ► 2016 (694)
- ► 2015 (1080)
- ► 2014 (1177)
- ► 2013 (1251)
12/02 - 12/09
- Blogger Handed 5-Year Prison Sentence
- Imprisoned Journalist's Life at Risk
- Another Day in Cuba
- Time to Pressure Castro
- Iberia Halts Flights to Havana
- The Absurdity of "People-to-Castro" Travel
- How Castro Profits From Human Exploitation
- Tweets of the Week
- Absolute Fool of the Year
- Please, For the Sake of Journalism
- Senate Passes Unanimous Alan Gross Resolution
- WaPo: No Gross-for-Spies Deal
- U.N. Finds Gross Detention Against Int'l Law
- UNiTE Ignores Violence Against Women
- Arrests, Arrests and More Arrests
- Free Sonia Garro
- Immediate and Unconditional Release of Alan Gross
- The Violence and Impunity Continues
- Hostage-for-Prisoners Swap Unlikely
- Quote of the Week
- Tweets for Alan Gross
- Repercussions Are Overdue
- Three-Years Later: Time For Pressure
- From The State Department
- Girl Knifed for Supporting Dissidents
- Which Castro Ordered the Murder of Americans?
- ▼ 12/02 - 12/09 (26)
- ► 2011 (1031)
- ► 2010 (1042)
- ► 2009 (933)