Cuban police detain protesters outside prison, dissidents say

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.

Jan 02, 2015, 07:13 AM IST

US 'deeply concerned' over detained Cuba dissidents

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.

Dec 31, 2014, 14:29 PM IST

Dozens of dissidents arrested in Cuba as major summit looms

Dozens of dissidents have been detained in a "wave of political repression" ahead of a major international summit in Cuba, activists said Sunday.

Jan 27, 2014, 06:59 AM IST

BJP to take a call against dissidents at ‘right time’

BJP MP Balbir Punj refused to comment on whether the party would take action against veteran party leader Keshubhai Patel and other dissident leaders.

Jun 24, 2012, 17:22 PM IST

Gadkari asks dissidents in HP not to go public

Dissident BJP leaders in Himachal Pradesh have been asked
by party chief Nitin Gadkari to resolve the issues within the

Nov 20, 2011, 21:28 PM IST

Syrian dissidents meet, raise call for democracy

Syrian authorities invited the opposition to a July 10 meeting to discuss changes to constitution.

Jun 27, 2011, 21:30 PM IST

Vietnam releases 2 prominent dissidents

The two were held while appearing outside a fellow dissident`s trial.

Apr 14, 2011, 13:20 PM IST

Dozens of Libyan dissidents missing: Amnesty

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.

Mar 29, 2011, 09:53 AM IST

Cuba dissidents march again after relatives freed

Dissidents will continue to demand freedom for all prisoners of conscience.

Mar 28, 2011, 09:18 AM IST

Pro-government crowd taunts dissidents in Havana

About 200 government supporters crowded outside the house of Laura Pollan.

Mar 19, 2011, 10:03 AM IST

Two Chinese dissidents freed after 10 years in jail

The two were sentenced to 10 years in jail for discussing political reform.

Mar 13, 2011, 13:48 PM IST

Obama denounces Cuba`s treatment of dissidents

US leader denounced Cuban govt for harassing Orlando Zapata Tamayo`s mother.

Feb 24, 2011, 11:47 AM IST

Cuba releases 2 more dissidents

The dissidents had been held in a 2003 crackdown that swept 75 into prisons.

Feb 13, 2011, 09:55 AM IST

Cuba to free 2 dissidents who refused Spain exile

The two were serving 20 year prison sentences after being arrested in 2003.

Feb 05, 2011, 12:45 PM IST

Two dissidents start hunger strike in Cuba

The two high-profile Cuban dissidents had rejected a deal for foreign exile.

Feb 03, 2011, 10:44 AM IST

Goa Congress dissidents oppose Pacheco’s return

A group of dissident Congress legislators are opposing the induction of NCP minister Francisco Pacheco into the cabinet.

Dec 23, 2010, 11:04 AM IST

Dissidents have little support in Cuba: US cable

Cuba views dissidents as mercenaries in the pay of the United States.

Dec 17, 2010, 09:56 AM IST

How Congress quelled dissidents in Andhra Pradesh

A tough posture adopted by the
Congress high command led to the quelling of dissidence among
ministers in Andhra Pradesh over allocation of portfolios.

Dec 04, 2010, 00:10 AM IST

Cuba frees political prisoner: Family

Cuba views the dissidents as mercenaries for the United States.

Nov 14, 2010, 13:53 PM IST

Cuba authorises release of 5 more dissidents

Cuba`s Roman Catholic Church announces names of 5 more prisoners to be freed.

Oct 22, 2010, 10:44 AM IST