Friday, July 16, 2010

The Other Side of Cuba’s Prisoner Release - By Frank Calzon (Foreign Policy)

Foremost among the real heroes who pressured the regime to release prisoners was a 42-year-old Afro-Cuban bricklayer, Orlando Zapata Tamayo. As a political prisoner, Zapata shook the world with a hunger strike which, after the regime denied him water for several days, ended in his death ... read more (access to the full story requires free trial sign-up)

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