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Cuba must immediately release prisoner of conscience

Headline Title:  Cuba must immediately release prisoner of conscience 11 September 2013 Authorities in Cuba must immediately and unconditionally release a political activist imprisoned solely because of his political views, Amnesty International said as it adopted Iván Fernández Depestre a “Prisoner of Conscience”.The 40 year-old political activist, was arrested on 30 July in the central province of Santa Clara as he peacefully participated in a public event to commemorate the anniversary of the death of Cuban national hero Frank País.“Iván Fernández Depestre is being held only because…

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