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Cuban Resistance Leader’s Struggle for Liberty Highlighted at the National Prayer Breakfast

(Washington, D.C.) On February 6, 2020, Dr. Óscar Elías Biscet, Cuban human rights advocate and recipient of the U.S. Presidential Medal of Freedom, was featured at the National Prayer Breakfast. This annual celebration of faith, hosted by Members of the U.S. Congress and attended by U.S. Presidents since 1953, had over 4,000 people in attendance … Continue reading Cuban Resistance Leader’s Struggle for Liberty Highlighted at the National Prayer Breakfast

The Global Liberty Alliance Defends Jewish Family in Cuba from the Regime’s Anti-Semitic Attacks

The Cuban regime is one of the worst offenders of religious liberty in the Western Hemisphere. Two months ago, the Global Liberty Alliance (GLA) received disturbing reports about a series of anti-Semitic attacks against a Sephardic Jewish family in Camagüey, Cuba. After Havana, Camagüey is Cuba's third-largest city and is located in the central part … Continue reading The Global Liberty Alliance Defends Jewish Family in Cuba from the Regime’s Anti-Semitic Attacks

Liberty Coalition Urges the U.S. Government to Step Up Measures To Combat Cuban Human Trafficking in Healthcare Workers

Alexandria, Virginia - A coalition of organizations including Cuba Archive, the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation, and the Global Liberty Alliance sent a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo this week urging the administration to step up efforts to hold Cuba to account for human trafficking in healthcare workers. The letter is embedded at … Continue reading Liberty Coalition Urges the U.S. Government to Step Up Measures To Combat Cuban Human Trafficking in Healthcare Workers

The U.S. Blacklists High-Ranking Cuban Intelligence Official and His Family Members

Alexandria, Virginia - The U.S. Department of State announced this weekend that the U.S. government had imposed economic sanctions and visa restrictions on a high-ranking Cuban intelligence official and his family for gross violations of fundamental rights in Cuba and Venezuela. "This is a good development and builds upon President Trump's reorientation of U.S. policy … Continue reading The U.S. Blacklists High-Ranking Cuban Intelligence Official and His Family Members

Urgent Action (Cuba) – José Daniel Ferrer UNPACU

Alexandria, Virginia - For several weeks, the Communist government of Cuba and the party apparatus have ruthlessly targeted Cuban opposition leader José Daniel Ferrer, leader of the Patriotic Union of Cuba (“UNPACU”). Unlawfully detained on October 1, 2019, Mr. Ferrer has since been subjected to all forms of torture. With the support of Mr. Ferrer’s … Continue reading Urgent Action (Cuba) – José Daniel Ferrer UNPACU

U.S. Policy Makers Urge Trump Administration to Impose Additional Sanctions on Nicaraguan Officials

In a letter to Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin this week, House Western Hemisphere Subcommittee Chairman Albio Sires (D- New Jersey) urged the Trump administration to hold Nicaraguan officials accountable for acts of corruption and serious violations of human rights. "The repression carried out against peaceful protestors in 2018 by security forces and affiliated … Continue reading U.S. Policy Makers Urge Trump Administration to Impose Additional Sanctions on Nicaraguan Officials

UPDATE 25- On Fourth Anniversary of Nizar Zakka’s Abduction

Open Letter from Nizar Zakka, Former Iran Hostage, On the Fourth Anniversary of his Abduction On this day four years ago, kidnappers decided to make September 18, 2015, a turning point in my life. The only motivation was to make me a pawn in their campaign against the emerging spirit of openness in their country, a … Continue reading UPDATE 25- On Fourth Anniversary of Nizar Zakka’s Abduction

ADN CUBA: U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo urged to sanction Cuban officials for religious freedom crackdown

Por ADN Cuba el 02 Sep 2019 - 7:20pm Philanthropists, evangelists and lawyers concerned about individual liberty in Cuba recently urged U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to issue new sanctions against regime officials whose job it is to suppress religious freedom on the Communist island.  The August 19 letter, signed by NGO officials Anna Lee B. Stangl of Christian Solidarity Worldwide, Dr. Teo … Continue reading ADN CUBA: U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo urged to sanction Cuban officials for religious freedom crackdown

Repression Continues in Nicaragua, GLA Meets With Nicaraguan Lawyers

(Alexandria, Virginia) Yesterday Global Liberty Alliance Chief Counsel Jason Poblete met with officials with one of the leading human rights lawyer groups in Nicaragua, the Permanent Commission of Human Rights, better known by its Spanish acronym, the CPDH. CPDH Director Marcos Carmona, Esq. and CPDH Executive Director Denis Darce, Esq. are in Washington, D.C. this … Continue reading Repression Continues in Nicaragua, GLA Meets With Nicaraguan Lawyers

GLA Letter to ICT Industry Leaders on Alleged Weaponization of ICT Technology in Cuba

In response to a request from Cuban civil society and religious leaders a few weeks ago, the Global Liberty Alliance sent a letter of information to ICT industry leaders and U.S. policymakers to raise awareness about alleged weaponization of ICT tools in Cuba. The matter was brought to the Global Liberty Alliance’s attention by a … Continue reading GLA Letter to ICT Industry Leaders on Alleged Weaponization of ICT Technology in Cuba