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Editorial: BEHIND BARS

Cuba is in fashion. And within the last few months, the existence of political prisoners has shifted from being a thorny issue …

Journalist Julio César Álvarez / A. Koleman

Elías’ Way of the Cross

  Elías Pérez Bocourt was tortured and humiliated in Cuban prisons. He was put behind bars with 30-years sentence for attempted illegal …

Antunez- Flickr, Creative Commomn, Comission Interamericana de Derechos Humanos

Under constant threat

Antunez, a well-known Cuban activist, was imprisoned for 17 years from 1990 to 2007. His offense? Screaming out during a demonstration in …

How Much Time Is Six Years?

In Cuba, the relativity of time has been confirmed. Fifty years has flown by and six years feels like an eternity. Only …