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UN fears press freedom violations following arrests, trial of Cuban journalists

As troubling details continue to emerge surrounding the arrest and trial of nearly 100 Cuban journalists and human rights activists, the head of the United Nations Educational, Social and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) today urged authorities in Havana to respect and uphold fundamental civil liberties.

Top UN rights official appoints personal envoy for Cuba

A long-standing member of a United Nations human rights panel has been named as the Personal Representative for Cuba of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights.

UN General Assembly renews call for end to US embargo against Cuba

For the eleventh year in a row, the United Nations General Assembly today overwhelmingly adopted a resolution on the need to end the economic, commercial and financial embargo imposed by the United States against Cuba.

General Assembly renews call for end to US embargo against Cuba

For the tenth year in a row, the United Nations General Assembly has adopted a resolution on the need to end the economic, commercial and financial embargo imposed by the United States against Cuba.