Cuban journalist and LGBT activist sacked for working with non-state media

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With new penal code, Cuba continues to build an intricate, legal regime of censorship

CPJ is alarmed by the passage of Cuba’s new penal code, which further criminalises the work of independent journalists on the island by banning foreign funding and puts their existence and sustainability at dire risk.

PEN International joins over 60 organisations condemning the charges brought against Cuban musicians Maykel “El Osorbo” Castillo Pérez and Luis Manuel Otero Alcántara

“A review of the charges against both artists makes it clear that they are being targeted for their peaceful exercise of their right to free expression.”

Cuba: PEN condemns six-year prison sentence for musician Abel Lescay for his participation in peaceful mass protests last July

“Abel Lescay is a brave and talented musician who should never have been in jail in the first place (…) His sentencing is a very worrisome development in the Cuban government’s relentless crackdown on artistic expression…”