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Cuba: Christmas Lights, No Human Rights

“In the long list of the words forbidden in my childhood, there were two in particular that were censored: ‘Christmas’ and ‘Human Rights'”, writes Generation Y, explaining that Christmas has become acknowledged – unlike human rights; Uncommon Sense supports her claim by quoting “one of the island's preeminent human rights activists”, who says that “the first 10 days of December, culminating with International Human Rights Day on Saturday, saw a record round of repression in Cuba.”

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