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A Democracy Assembly to Face the New Authoritarian Challenges

  • By Ladan Boroumand
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Waiting for a little gesture from Raul Castro

(El País/Spain) If Raúl Castro truly wants Obama to have a bigger support in Congress to lift the embargo, he has to provide a gesture on his part which could include repealing Law 88. Since this wouldn’t involve the political risk of making a reform which stems from the recognition of the exercise of fundamental rights. If Raúl Castro doesn’t even repeal Law 88, this might be because he feels very confident that the dictatorship he installed with his brother Fidel is entirely safe from international pressure and questionings.

François Hollande, a man without heart?

When the last Universal Periodic Review of Cuba was held in Geneva, France recommended to the government of Raul Castro to ensure freedom of expression and peaceful assembly, and the free activity of human rights defenders, independent journalists and political opponents. Now,what value does this recommendation have when France validates the repression of those rights that is has asked Cuba to guarantee?

Desafíos para el fortalecimiento democrático en la Argentina (Challenges to the strengthening of Argentina democracy)

  • By Carlos Gervasoni, Gerardo Scherlis, Aleardo Laría, María Clara Güida, Diego Hernán Armesto, Néstor Losa y Néstor Sclauzero.
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Premio a la Diplomacia Comprometida en Cuba 2015

  • By CADAL
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Laos ante su segundo Examen Periódico Universal en el Consejo de Derechos Humanos de la ONU

  • By Léo Moreau
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Waiting for a little gesture from Raul Castro

(El País/Spain) If Raúl Castro truly wants Obama to have a bigger support in Congress to lift the embargo, he has to provide a gesture on his part which could include repealing Law 88. Since this wouldn’t involve the political risk of making a reform which stems from the recognition of the exercise of fundamental rights. If Raúl Castro doesn’t even repeal Law 88, this might be because he feels very confident that the dictatorship he installed with his brother Fidel is entirely safe from international pressure and questionings.

François Hollande, a man without heart?

When the last Universal Periodic Review of Cuba was held in Geneva, France recommended to the government of Raul Castro to ensure freedom of expression and peaceful assembly, and the free activity of human rights defenders, independent journalists and political opponents. Now,what value does this recommendation have when France validates the repression of those rights that is has asked Cuba to guarantee?

 

A Democracy Assembly to Face the New Authoritarian Challenges

  • By Ladan Boroumand
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Desafíos para el fortalecimiento democrático en la Argentina (Challenges to the strengthening of Argentina democracy)

  • By Carlos Gervasoni, Gerardo Scherlis, Aleardo Laría, María Clara Güida, Diego Hernán Armesto, Néstor Losa y Néstor Sclauzero.
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