WHEREAS the president of the Popular Supreme Tribunal threatened those who collaborate with foreign news media with application of the "Gag Law" which prescribes jail for information against the government and the economy
WHEREAS the government prohibited the administration by Cuban citizens of websites located abroad, in a clear threat to the independent media
WHEREAS there has intensified the detention of journalists and aggression of various kinds, including in the digital area, and also there are harassed citizens that provide statements for independent media
WHEREAS there was prohibited entry into the country by American journalist Michael Lavers and there was forced the departure of Claudia Ordóñez of Article 19.
THE 75th GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE IAPA RESOLVES
to demand the immediate release of journalist Roberto de Jesús Quiñones Hace and the suspension of the offenses attributed to him
to condemn the threats of the president of the Popular Supreme Tribunal against the journalists that collaborate with foreign media, as well as the prohibition to Cuban citizens of websites located abroad
to condemn the proliferation of new forms of aggression to and harassment of journalists in the digital area
to urge the government to cease the discriminatory practices that impede the entry of foreign journalists, as well as the expulsion of representatives of news media abroad.