Urgent call to preserve the lives of the strikers gathered at Movimiento San Isidro’s headquarters
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Performance artist Tania Bruguera (C) reads discussion points outside the Ministry of Culture after a meeting with the Vice Minister of Culture, Havana, Cuba, 28 November 2020, YAMIL LAGE/AFP via Getty Images

Mass arrests come as Cuba has heightened its crackdown on dissident artists.

Cubans use their cell phones to connect to the Internet during a gathering outside the Ministry of Culture, Havana, Cuba, 27 November 2020, YAMIL LAGE/AFP via Getty Images

Cuban authorities should stop disrupting internet access in the country and allow journalists to cover protests freely.

Álvarez is a member of the local freedom of expression group the San Isidro Movement, and has recently reported on the government’s crackdown on protests organized by the movement.