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Cuba - Sakharov prize-winner Fariñas detained at funeral of Cuban activist

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The Cuban cyber journalist and dissident Guillermo “El Coco” Fariñas Hernández, recipient of the European Parliament's Sakharov prize in 2010, was detained and assaulted by police yesterday during the funeral of the leading activist Oswaldo Paya (click here to read the story in Spanish). “The arrest of Guillermo Fariñas highlights the inability to take part in dialogue on the part of the government, which refuses to apply UN accords on civil and political rights which it signed in 2008,” (...)

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