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Cuba, Barbados: Power of the Hunger Strike

Uncommon Sense notes that Cuban dissident Jorge Cervantes has gone on a hunger strike after being arrested for putting up posters protesting the recent death of hunger striker and prisoner of conscience Wilman Villar Mendoza. Barbados Free Press, meanwhile, republishes a letter from a Cuban prisoner who has served his time in a Barbados jail, yet still remains incarcerated nearly a year after he should have been released, saying: “Raul Garcia is a redeemed man! He deserves to be free!”

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