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Cuba: remembering Zapata Tamayo

Categories: Latin America, Cuba, Human Rights, Politics, Protest

Uncommon Sense argues [1] that the recent release of Cuban dissidents was triggered by the death of activist Orlando Zapata Tamayo in early 2010, after a hunger strike. “Events of the past five months, culminating with the release of the 20 prisoners and the promised release of others, have proven that Zapata's death was not in vain.”