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Spotlight: Cuba

Cuban artists still condemned to silence

While the end of the embargo brought with it hope for political liberalisation on the island, as with previous periods of promise in Cuban history cases of repression and censorship of dissident artists were rife in 2015.

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  • Profile: Tania Bruguera
  • Profile: Tania Bruguera

    Tania Bruguera, an internationally celebrated artist whose work challenges the authorities in Cuba, has been branded a counter revolutionary, repeatedly arrested and harassed.

Cuba | Digital Rights

  • Profile: Yoani Sánchez
  • Profile: Yoani Sánchez

    As diplomatic relations between Cuba and the USA resume after 53 years, hopes are that restraints on courageous writers and journalists, like independent blogger Yoani Sánchez, will be eased.

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