Human Rights Violations in Cuba
There are over 17 human rights violations by the communist government of Cuba. They started after 1959 and for 63 years have not stopped.
- No Freedom of Speech.
- No Freedom of the Press
- Restrictions on Freedom of Religion
- No Freedom of Expression, Association
- Restricted Freedom of Assembly
- No Freedom to keep or bear Arms
- Full State control of Media
- Arbitrary Detention and Imprisonment without Due Process and Trials
- Travel Restrictions
- No Free Enterprise
- Heavy Taxation and Sanctions
- Political Prisoners
- Abuse and Execution of Political Opposition
- Citizen Oppression by Coercion, Fear, and Punishment
- Forced Labor Camps and Abuse of Prisoners
- Control access to information over the Internet
- Forced youth labor in agricultural camps
- Use of Police Coercion and Brutality
The citizens of Cuba live in genuine fear due to the dark government history of repression, beatings, public shaming acts, harassment, fines, detentions, and surveillance.
The U.S. Department of State contains a highly detailed document containing the 2020 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices in Cuba. You can read the referenced document here.