Barack Obama’s appeasement tour of Cuba was a new low for the presidency. Pandering to a Communist regime; asking them to criticize the United States and agreeing with them that the U.S. has a moral equivalency with a banana republic.
At a shameful press conference in Havana, el presidente Raul Castro was asked about political prisoners being held in Cuba. His response was almost as insulting as Obama’s comments.
In a joint press conference with President Barack Obama in Havana, Cuba, on Monday, Cuban dictator Raul Castro was asked if his country had Cuban political prisoners and why he won’t release them, to which Castro replied, “What political prisoners?”
“Give me a list of the political prisoners, and I will release them immediately. Just mention a list. What political prisoners?” Castro said.
“Give me a name or names or when after this meeting is over you can give me a list of political prisoners, and if we have those political prisoners, they will be released before the night ends,” Castro added.
According to the State Department’s Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2014, in 2012, the Cuban government declared that 57,337 people were incarcerated. Human rights organizations estimated there were more than 65,000 prisoners and detainees. “Political prisoners and the general prison population were held in similar conditions,” the State Department noted …
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