[JURIST] Amnesty International (AI) [advocacy website] on Monday called for [press release] Cuba to release five prisoners whom the group has called "prisoners of conscience." AI reported that the five prisoners are indicative of the continuing repression of speech that exists in the country. Cuba denies holding political prisoners [AP report] and has recently cleared its jails of internationally recognized prisoners of conscience. The last of approximately 75 dissidents sentenced to prison terms after a 2003 crackdown walked free in...

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