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Obama's Historic Easing of Sanctions Dramatically Increases Abuse by Castro
Breitbart ^ | 1/6/13 | Brandon Darby

Posted on 01/06/2013 12:10:23 PM PST by Nachum

Cuba was singled out by Human Rights Watch in 2011 as being the only Latin American country that represses virtually all forms of political dissent. It is difficult to understand how such tyranny could get worse.

Both Reuters and the Miami Herald report that Cuban Security agents broke their previous records of government political repression in 2012 with 6,602 confirmed detentions of political dissidents. In 2011 there were 4,123 confirmed political arrests which was even higher than the 2,704 arrests from 2010. Both Reuters and the Miami Herald based their data on a 2012 year-end report from the Cuban Committee for Human Rights and National Reconciliation.

To understand what Cuban political repression consists of, the Human Rights Watch 2012 World Report’s section on Cuba describes: “In 2011 Raúl Castro’s government continued to enforce political conformity using short-term detentions, beatings, public acts of repudiation, forced exile, and travel restrictions."

Illumination into Cuba’s political repression can be seen in the Miami Herald’s January 4, 2013 article titled Human Rights Activist Says Dissident Arrests Up In 2012, that quotes Cuban human rights activist Elizardo Sánchez Santa Cruz as stating:

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TOPICS: Cuba; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: castro; obama; obamas; sanctions
A different kind of 'quantitatve easing'
1 posted on 01/06/2013 12:10:36 PM PST by Nachum
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

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2 posted on 01/06/2013 12:11:32 PM PST by Nachum (The List is off the Google blacklist- www.nachumlist.com)
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Obama's Historic Easing of Sanctions Dramatically Increases Abuse by Castro

0bama is just exercising "professional courtesy" from one commie dictator to another.

3 posted on 01/06/2013 12:13:13 PM PST by The Sons of Liberty (It's not "gun control"! It's "people control"!)
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To: Nachum
A different kind of 'quantitatve easing'

BOHICA?

4 posted on 01/06/2013 12:20:44 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism)
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To: Nachum

A comprehensive look at everything 0bamugabe has done would seem to indicate that he wants the whole world to suffer terribly. It has to be some twisted payback for what he sees as a rotten childhood.


5 posted on 01/06/2013 12:33:14 PM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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To: Nachum

...unexpectedly...


6 posted on 01/06/2013 12:49:33 PM PST by null and void (The world is full of Maple Streets.)
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Increase[d] Abuse by Castro

Monkey see, monkey do...

7 posted on 01/06/2013 1:27:27 PM PST by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: Nachum

After 54 years of failed sanctions on Cuba, the US may need to find another direction.


8 posted on 01/06/2013 1:38:17 PM PST by OKRA2012
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To: Nachum; narses; neverdem; MHGinTN

More proof he, and his cabinet, and his advisers, and his media, are socialist - if not committed communist.


9 posted on 01/06/2013 7:35:43 PM PST by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but socialists' ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE

They are proud ‘european socialists’ ... and they are working hard to do the bidding of their masters who want America living a European Socialist model. Of course that means nullifying the Constitution in crucial areas, like property ownership, as in privately owned rifles, shotguns and pistols, and no passing those evil things to your heirs.


10 posted on 01/07/2013 6:56:35 AM PST by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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