Political Prisoners
There are more than 400 political prisoners in Venezuela, where any dissident can be jailed for their opinions.
Havana’s announcement last week that it will release 52 political prisoners does not address the fate of its other such captives.

Thirty-nine members of the Havana-based human rights group Damas de Blanco (Ladies in White) were assaulted yesterday during a peaceful protest to commemorate International Human Rights Day.

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