Cuban police detained up to a dozen dissidents who had gone to a Havana prison to demand that fellow opponents of the government be released, dissidents said on Thursday.
The United States expressed concern today over the plight of several dissidents detained by Cuba, just two weeks after Washington's historic move to normalize relations with Havana.
Dozens of dissidents have been detained in a "wave of political repression" ahead of a major international summit in Cuba, activists said Sunday.
BJP MP Balbir Punj refused to comment on whether the party would take action against veteran party leader Keshubhai Patel and other dissident leaders.
Dissident BJP leaders in Himachal Pradesh have been asked
by party chief Nitin Gadkari to resolve the issues within the
Syrian authorities invited the opposition to a July 10 meeting to discuss changes to constitution.
The two were held while appearing outside a fellow dissident`s trial.
Amnesty International says dozens
of people in Libya, including dissidents and opposition figures, have disappeared and are likely detained by forces loyal to Moammar Gadhafi.
Dissidents will continue to demand freedom for all prisoners of conscience.
About 200 government supporters crowded outside the house of Laura Pollan.
The two were sentenced to 10 years in jail for discussing political reform.
US leader denounced Cuban govt for harassing Orlando Zapata Tamayo`s mother.
The dissidents had been held in a 2003 crackdown that swept 75 into prisons.
The two were serving 20 year prison sentences after being arrested in 2003.
The two high-profile Cuban dissidents had rejected a deal for foreign exile.
A group of dissident Congress legislators are opposing the induction of NCP minister Francisco Pacheco into the cabinet.
Cuba views dissidents as mercenaries in the pay of the United States.
A tough posture adopted by the
Congress high command led to the quelling of dissidence among
ministers in Andhra Pradesh over allocation of portfolios.
Cuba views the dissidents as mercenaries for the United States.
Cuba`s Roman Catholic Church announces names of 5 more prisoners to be freed.
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