Economic and Social Council 3rd Commission (Human Rights)


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Issue: Protection of journalists

Cuba is a socialist State of workers, independent and sovereign, organized with all and for the good of all, as a united, democratic republic, for the enjoyment of political freedom, social justice, individual and collective welfare, and human solidarity. Our constitution therefore always protected the liberty of speech and freedom of expression as we gained our liberty by multiple revolutions through history.

“The Cuban Constitution guarantees religious freedom and freedom of conscience (articles 8 and 55), freedom and full dignity of man (article 9), freedom of speech and the press (article 53), and the rights of assembly, demonstration, and association (article 54). “ We do demand that all these sho...