Cuban Dissidents Still Behind Bars Despite U.S. Deal

Castro regime has not released some political prisoners, recently detained others

Daniel Wiser The Washington Free Beacon 1/5/2014

The status of 53 political prisoners in Cuba remains in limbo despite an agreement with the United States to release them, according to reports.

President Barack Obama announced last month that he was easing travel and commercial […]

A reminder about life in Communist Cuba under the Castro regime, from a former political prisoner of 22 years

Benjamin Weingarten The Blaze 12/17/2014

In light of the news regarding the release of Alan Gross and America’s re-opening of diplomatic relations with Cuba, we thought it useful to provide some insight into what life has been like under the Communist Castro regime in the decades since the island’s 1959 revolution.

The horrors of the […]

For a Jailed Filmmaker, Clinton’s Benghazi Lies Make a Difference

Daniel Greenfield FrontPage Magazine 1/24/2013

…It might make a difference to a Coptic Christian whose trailer for a bad movie was blamed by the leader of the free world for a series of Al Qaeda attacks against American diplomatic facilities and who was sent to prison on the orders of members of the administration.

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New Leftist Line: Benghazi Was Chris Stevens' Fault, And He's Dead, So Let's Move On

Ace Ace of Spades HQ 11/26/2012

Joe Klein offers a series of propositions, each more risible than the last, culminating with the claim that Chris Stevens didn’t want any more security in Benghazi at all, he wanted to be “with the people in the streets.”

Whether he wanted the people to invite themselves over from […]

30 North Korean officials involved in South talks die ‘in traffic accidents’

Thirty officials of the North Korean regime who were involved in talks with South Korea have been executed or died in “staged traffic accidents,” according to a human rights report.

Julian Ryall The Telegraph [UK] 25 May 2012

In its annual study, Amnesty International claimed that in addition to the 30 who died in purges […]