February 2010

Official Statement of the Europe-Cuba NGO Network Regarding the Death of Orlando Zapata Tamayo

Yesterday, on February 23, Cuban political prisoner Orlando Zapata Tamayo died, aged 42, after more than 80 days of hunger strike. Elizardo Sánchez, leader of Cuban Human Rights and National Reconciliation Commission, commented: „His death is an example of totalitarian arrogance of power, which does not care about human consequences of its deeds”. The reaction of Pavla […] Read more