More Record Repression Under Raul Castro

Monday, January 6, 2014
Independent journalists have documented at least 853 political arrests in Cuba during the month of December 2013.

According to a report released by Centro de Informacion Hablemos Press (CIHPRESS), this brings the year-long total of 2013 political arrests to 5,718.

Separately, the Cuban Commission on Human Rights and National Reconciliation (CCHR) has documented 1,123 political arrests for December 2013.

CCHR's year-long tally of 2013 political arrests is 6,424.

Unlike some foreign journalists, these courageous Cuban independent journalists and human rights observers have thoroughly and painstakingly documented each political arrest -- at great risk.

In the four years since CIHPRESS has been producing these reports, it has documented over 16,555 political arrests in Cuba.

All under the rule of General Raul Castro.

These are only those arrests that have been thoroughly documented. Many more are suspected.

More "reform" you can't believe in.