Writers at Risk Database

Abraham Jiménez Enoa

Jiménez Enoa is a columnist at Post Opinión and a co-founder of online literary magazine El Estornudo. He was placed under 24-hour house arrest by state authorities twice in… More

Roberto de Jesús Quiñones Haces

Quiñones Haces was sentenced to a year in prison for his reporting and his refusal to pay fines levied against him for his writing and reporting. Maltreated in prison,… More

Rafael Gabriel Almanza Alonso

Famed poet and Marxist intellectual Alonso has suffered political persecution for his openly anti-Castro views. Since he was first expelled from university in 1980, he has endured extreme censorship… More

Ángel Stantiesteban Prats

Renowned author Santiesteban has been subject to consistent harassment for his opposition to the Cuban regime on his blog. He was imprisoned from 2012-2017 for openly criticizing Raul Castro.… More

Writers at Risk Database

Yoani Sánchez

A blogger who gained widespread fame for her critical portrayal of daily life in Cuba, Sánchez was arrested in 2012 for her reporting on the death of dissident leader… More

Indamiro Restano Díaz

After two detentions in 1985 and 1991, Restano was arrested again in late 1991 and handed a ten-year prison sentence on charges of rebellion for organizing an opposition group.… More