Sandra Rodríguez Cotto

A columnist, literary writer, and online commentator, Cotto has been facing continued harassment since 2018. She is accused of playing a role in the 2019 protests. in June 2022,… More

Abu Duyanah Tamayo

A Muslim literary writer and poet, Tamayo has been a victim of multiple instances of harassment in Cuba. He claimed in a June 2022 interview that his internet access… More

Alejandro Guilleuma Ibáñez

Ibáñez was detained while demonstrating in Havana’s El Vedado neighborhood, along with other artists, in October 2022. He remains in detention with no clear information about his sentence, final… More

Didier Almagro Toledo

Almagro, a "contestatory" rapper using his music to protest the government and reflect on political topics, was arrested at his home by state security agents following a protest in… More

María Cristina Garrido Rodríguez

Garrido was detained following her involvement in the 11J protests in Quivicán, Mayabeque along with her sister Angélica, and suffered a forced disappearance for 18 days. She was sentenced… More

Randy Arteaga Rivera

Arteaga, a rapper who has published songs on socio-political issues in Cuba, was arrested and detained during the 11J protests. In April 2022, he was sentenced to five years… More

Miguel Mendoza Urbina

A former sports journalist in Nicaragua, Miguel Mendoza Urbina began publishing his dissident political opinions on Twitter and Facebook where he has a significant following. On June 21, 2021,… More

Javier L. Mora

Mora is a contemporary poet and founding member of Archipiélago, a civic group calling for democracy and civil rights in Cuba. He was arrested on the morning of July… More

Maykel Castillo Perez

Maykel Castillo Pérez El Osorbo

Pérez has faced harassment for his activism, including police beatings and repeated arbitrary detentions since 2018. He was arrested in May 2021 for co-writing “Patria y Vida,” a Grammy-winning… More

Ramón Eusebio López Díaz El Invasor

Known for his dissident writing in his songs and online, rapper Ramón Eusebio López Díaz livestreamed his arrest on June 18, 2021, as police broke into his house following… More