Antonio Rodiles in Conf in Stockholm on ¨Empowering Human Rights Defenders at Risk¨

May 17, 2014

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Stockholm – Sweden April 4- 2014. Antonio Rodiles, human rights activist and director of Estado de SATS in Cuba participated in a Conference in Stockholm on “Empowering Human Rights Defenders at Risk”, organized by Civil Rights Defender in Sweden. Video produced by Guillermo Milán and Eva Belfrage.

Why the United Nations Covenants?

March 3, 2014

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On 28 February 2008, the Havana regime signed, as a propaganda maneuver, the United Nations Covenants on Civil and Political Rights and on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. At that time Raul Castro was seeking to legitimate his figure in the international arena and to project himself as a future option for the country. Six […]

Between the “Collectives” and the “Rapid Response Brigades”

February 22, 2014

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State violence has been the Cuban regime’s principle recourse for maintaining power for over 55 years. Beginning with the insurrection against Fulgencio Batista, executions, as a method of punishment, were used relentlessly. Anyone who wanted to show their loyalty had to deliver the coup de grace and take part in executions. A mix of the […]

Gusano (Worm) with English Subtitles

February 17, 2014

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If you don’t see the subtitles — start the video and then, on the bottom right, there will be a little “CC” box. Click there and ENGLISH will appear and the subtitles will show up. If an ad appears on the screen, close it and the subtitles will move to the bottom of the screen.

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Gusano

January 31, 2014

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Cubans Are Losing Their Fear

September 27, 2013

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By Carmen Muñoz for ABC.es To Antonio G. Rodiles (born Havana, 1972) it seemed “unthinkable” that a Cuban musician would dare to ask for free elections during an official concert, until the jazz musician Roberto Carcassés did it last week in the capital. “It’s a sign of the new times,” said this physicist, director of […]

First International Conference on Human Rights and UN Covenants

August 20, 2013

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The independent project Estado de SATS invites artists, intellectuals, activists and defenders of human rights to participate in the First International Conference on Human Rights and the UN Covenants, as part of the Campaign for Another Cuba and the 65th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Date: December 10-11, 2013 Place: Havana, Cuba […]

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Note from Estado de SATS

August 20, 2013

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Phone screen: On the way with a friend I got a message that said SATS is suspended today, is that true? / It’s false, State Security sent it; yes there will be Estado de SATS / Thanks, we’re coming there without fail and will be in SATS. On the afternoon of August 16, State Security […]

Notes for the Transition

July 29, 2013

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HAVANA, Cuba, July 29, 2013: The political landscape of the island has been energized recently. In the international arena the event with the greatest impact is undoubtedly the death of Hugo Chavez and his succession embodied in Nicolas Maduro, a man with few political tools who, despite many odds, has managed, for now, to maintain […]

Call for Posters Exhibition: For Another Cuba

April 23, 2013

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The Estado de SATS project and the Campaign For Another Cuba invite all Cuban designers and visual artists to participate in the exhibition: Posters For Another Cuba, which will open in the city of Miami on May 4, 2013. The artistic proposals will bring visions from different aspects (economic, political, cultural, humorous, social and spiritual) […]

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Alert About the Situation of Angel Santiesteban

April 12, 2013

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The writer Ángel Santiesteban has been transferred to Prison 1580, and the attorney for his case Amelia Rodriguez Cala could not see him today, despite having made a formal request and this right being guaranteed under the law. The officials denied the visit and told her that Angel was in “voluntary starvation” and a ”cell […]

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Enjoyable Panel on “The World Baseball Classic and Baseball Today”

April 5, 2013

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HAVANA, Cuba, April 1, 2013, Pablo Mendez. On Friday March 29 State of Sats held a session on the recently concluded World Baseball Classic at its headquarters on 1st Street between 46 and 60, in the Havana neighborhood of Miramar. Sergio Girat, administrator of the blog “Major League Baseball Clubs in Cuba,” part of the […]

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Angel Santiesteban, Will Give a Presentation

February 26, 2013

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Zone of Silence Presentation and lecture by Ángel Santiesteban Wednesday 27 February at 6:00pm. You can send text messages of support to the writer at: (535) 242-7900 You can follow the presentation live via Twitter #yosoysantiesteban Place: Estado de Sats headquarters Address: Ave 1ra % 46 y 60 #4606 . Miramar. Playa The writer Ángel Santiesteban-Prats […]

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The United Nations Covenants, Five Years Later

February 20, 2013

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Five years after Cuba’s representative signed the United Nations Covenants on Civil and Political Rights and on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, the situation with regards to fundamental rights in Cuba remains precarious. The violation of fundamental rights is not only a part of the repressive apparatus of the State, but our national legislation itself […]

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The UN Covenants. Cuba, 5 years later.

February 19, 2013

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You can be part of this panel via sms by sending your questions to (535) 3716460 and receive real-time response via @porotracuba #ratificapactos #cincoañosynada #porotracuba #Cuba @estadodesats Be part of the change, we will throw these false barriers. Cuba changes if you want!

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For another Cuba Campaign and State of SATS invites to “The UN Covenants: Cuba, 5 years later”.

February 19, 2013

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invitación al Panel Los Pactos 5 años después con etiqueta

Five years after the Cuban government signed the UN pacts: What is the situation of civil and political rights of economic social and cultural rights in Cuba? How much grows For another Cuba campaign and what has been the government response? What are the realistic expectations for change in short and medium terms? All these […]

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Coming soon in Film at all costs: Chilean Film nominated for an Oscar “NO”

February 7, 2013

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Próximamente en Cine a toda Costa: Película Chilena nominada al Oscar: "NO"

“No” is a 2012 film directed by Chilean Pablo Larrain. The film tells the No campaign in the 1988 plebiscite, Chile and features a cast led by Gael García Bernal, Alfredo Castro, Luis Gnecco and Nestor Cantillana. In January 2013, he became the first Chilean film nominated for Oscar for “Best Foreign Film”. The campaign […]

12 Important Events for Cuba and Cubans in 2012

January 29, 2013

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By Ivette Leyva Martínez CaféFuerte.com offers for the consideration of its readers a selection of 12 events that affected Cuba and Cubans during the past year. The selection was made considering the impact of these events on the political, economic and cultural life of the country. They were organized chronologically, not according to relevance. It […]

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This is already a path of no return Interview with Antonio G. Rodiles, Estado de SATS Project Coordinator, by Ernesto Santana Zaldívar

January 25, 2013

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(from July 2012) Antonio Rodiles, photo by Ernesto Santana HAVANA, Cuba, www.cubanet.org Introductory Note: On July 24, 2012, during the funeral of the opposition leader Oswaldo Payá, there were violent arrests of several activists and dissidents, among them Antonio Rodiles, who was held for 24 hours at the Fourth Police Station and interrogated by State Security, […]

Designing 2013

January 23, 2013

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Estado de Sats Work Team Meeting for 2013

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