Lack of freedom of expression in Cuba criticised at human rights meeting

Miguel Henrique Otero, editor of the Caracas, Venezuela, newspaper El Nacional, represented the Inter American Press Association (IAPA) at a meeting on Wednesday before the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights (IACHR) in which he declared that “the changes in Cuba concerning human rights have been very precarious with regard to the opening up” and criticized the lack of freedom of expression and of the press in that country.

Under the title “Meeting of Experts: The State of Freedom of Expression in Cuba and the Role of the Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression” IACHR executive secretary Paulo Abrão and IACHR special rapporteur for freedom of expression Edison Lanza brought together a group of experts, academics and hemisphere leaders concerning freedom of expression with the objective of fostering an exchange of information and reflection on the current state of freedom of expression in Cuba.

Read more:

You might also like