‘There’s no Turning Back:’ Cuban Dissidents Feel Emboldened Despite Crackdown

Amnesty International said on Tuesday that it had compiled a list of 150 people detained in the wake of Sunday’s demonstrations.“A lot of people throughout the country are still detained, I would say hundreds,” he said in a phone interview.Senior Cuban officials appeared shaken by the magnitude of Sunday’s protest, which unfolded in dozens of towns and cities across the island.That was the case for Denis Solís, a musician who sings against the Cuban government, who had just been released from an 8-month prison term when Sunday’s protests broke out.Something that was impossible was made possible.”The post ‘There’s no Turning Back:’ Cuban Dissidents Feel Emboldened Despite Crackdown appeared first on New York Times.

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