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Defecting Cuban Soldiers Call for Military to Reject Communist Regime

A group of former Cuban military officials who defected from the communist regime called on active servicemen and other agents of the state to refuse to follow orders to repress their countrymen, the Cuban independent outlet 14 y Medio reported on Monday following violent attacks on unarmed civilians this weekend in Camagüey.

Cuba Military Parade Soldiers parade through Revolution Square in honor of late Cuban leader Fidel Castro in Havana, Cuba, Monday, Jan. 2, 2017. Soldiers and party militants marched in a show of solidarity and homage to Castro who died in November of last year. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)

Cuba: Hundreds Take to the Streets to Protest Near-Daily Blackouts

Hundreds of people took to the streets of western Pinar del Río, Cuba, on Thursday night to protest routine blackouts that have made life impossible for much of the island – the same night a separate crowd formed in Havana after a homeless woman and her daughters reportedly blocked traffic to protest their eviction.

A man lights a candle during a blackout in Havana, on May 25, 2022. - The main thermoelectric central of Cuba was reached Tuesday by a lightning that left it out of order, as the island suffers constant blackouts due to fails and maintenance works in several of its energy …

Report: Cuba Experienced over 200 Protests in March

Protesters convened 232 assemblies against the Communist Party in Cuba throughout March, over half of them specifically demanding an end to the repression of civil and political rights, the Cuban Observatory of Conflict (OCC) revealed in a report on Monday.

TOPSHOT - A man is arrested during a demonstration against the government of Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel in Havana, on July 11, 2021. Thousands of Cubans took part in rare protests Sunday against the communist government, marching through a town chanting "Down with the dictatorship" and "We want liberty."

Gutiérrez-Boronat: Cuba Hasn’t Stopped Protesting – Thanks to Its Children, the World Is Listening

The commitment of dozens of key activists, citizens, and artists to continue the struggle for freedom in Cuba on November 15 – after some of the largest days of anti-government protest in Cuban history in July – has forced ambivalent sectors of the international community to finally, after 4 months, show solidarity with Cubans and denounce abuses.

A group of Cubans living in Mexico demonstrate in support of the Cuban opposition, in front of Cuba's embassy in Mexico City, on November 15, 2021. - The Cuban opposition has said it will take to the streets as planned on Monday to demand the release of political prisoners, despite …

Cuba: Communist Mob Traps Pro-Democracy Nun in Her Home

The Cuban Conference of the Clergy (CONCUR) condemned on Tuesday the use of a “civilian” communist mob to attempt to trap the superior of the Catholic religious order the Daughters of Charity in Cuba in her home during Monday’s national protests against the regime.

Demonstrators hold a Cuban flag and Our Lady of Charity, Patroness of Cuba, as they rally in Miami to support Cuban anti-government protesters, on November 14, 2021. - The US urged Cuban authorities on Sunday to lift a ban on protests ahead of planned anti-government demonstrations, the State Department said …

Cuba Threatens to Attack America: ‘We Are Armed’

The official newspaper of the Communist Party of Cuba, Granma, published a commentary on Tuesday warning President Joe Biden that the regime “has the weapons … to repel any aggression” and is willing to engage in a conflict with America.

TOPSHOT - Riot police walk the streets after a demonstration against the government of President Miguel Diaz-Canel in Arroyo Naranjo Municipality, Havana on July 12, 2021. - Cuba on Monday blamed a "policy of economic suffocation" of United States for unprecedented anti-government protests, as President Joe Biden backed calls to …

Study: Over 187,000 Cubans Participated in Protests in July

A study of dissident activity revealed that over 187,000 Cuban citizens participated in protests against the communist regime in July, most of them taking the streets during the nationwide July 11 marches calling for the end of the regime, the independent outlet Cubanet reported Monday.

Protesters march along the Gran Via avenue in Madrid on July 25, 2021 in support of anti-government protests that were held in Cuba. (Photo by PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU / AFP) (Photo by PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU/AFP via Getty Images)