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Cuba’s Government Throws Its Repressive Playbook at a Journalist

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Click to expand Image Journalist Camila Acosta wears a facemask saying “no to Decree 370,” a 2019 law curtailing free speech in Cuba, on August 1, 2020. © Camila Acosta The Cuban government’s brutal restrictions on free speech fall particularly hard on journalists. Camila Acosta has learned this from experience. In just the one year since August 2019, when she began working as an independent journalist for the news website CubaNet, Acosta has endured multiple instances of targeted abuse. Earlier this summer, Acosta was waiting for friends in a park in Havana when two officers asked for…

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