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Journalists trained by IWPR produce news, analysis, and comment pieces on the issues that affect their countries and communities.

Global Voices

11 Mar 13
Review will focus on what government promised to do, but those pledges ignored key recommendations on civil and political rights.
Poster in support of  Calixto Ramón Martínez Árias.
8 Mar 13
Calixto Ramón Martínez Arias spent 33 days on prison protest in November-December.
5 Mar 13
Cost of buying in foodstuffs from abroad is heavy burden on government.
5 Mar 13
They hope that after initial warnings, the authorities will relent and give them the land.
4 Mar 13
In Mayabeque province, farmers say the government's distribution network is failing them.
The Cuban authorities stage-manage protests by outraged citizens outside dissidents' homes and offices. (Photo: Hablemos Press)
1 Mar 13
As well as formal detention, the authorities employ mobs to intimidate their critics.
Poster in support of  Calixto Ramón Martínez Árias.
27 Feb 13
Calixto Ramón Martínez Arias is one of two reporters in jail for asking difficult questions.
The Ariza prison in Cienfuegos. (Photo: Alejandro Tur Valladares)
26 Feb 13
Inmates resort to extreme methods that can leave them disabled.
Cuban journalist Héctor Julio Cedeño Negrín. (Photo: Luis Felipe Rojas)
22 Feb 13
Released after 12 days in jail, Héctor Julio Cedeño Negrín denies charge that he hit a policeman.
Osvaldo Rodríguez Castillo after an encounter with police on September 23, 2012,  before they came back and took him and his parents away. (Photo: Hablemos Press)
15 Feb 13
After son refuses to do military service, he and his parents are charged with assaulting police.