Sports The Cuban Revolution at the Time of Social Networks, a concern for the Party
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The Cuban Communist Party is in convention until Monday, April 19, a historical congress that will retire Raul Castro and come to power a new generation that faces new challenges, including claims on social networks. Since the arrival of the mobile internet on the communist island, the voices and the critics rise and another image of Cuba is revealed. A subject of concern for the Communist Party.
"You do not see anything Diaz-Canel, I'm not afraid Diaz-Canel, I know the crackdown, but I'm going to make this video viral for everyone to listen to me and see me! Never seen in Cuba. This mother, desperate by the crisis, openly insults President Miguel Diaz-Canel. Others denounce their precarious living conditions or the repression and censorship in Cuba, like the young YouTubeur Jancel Moreno: "Cubans jumped the wall of ideology, propaganda and censorship that has maintained the Cuban regime for more than six decades. »
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Cuban authorities attempt by all means to stop this wave of virtual protests And this 8th congress is an opportunity to open the debate between the CCP delegates. "Party basic organizations should stimulate and develop revolutionary social networking activism; We need to improve our struggle on this field and strengthen our action, "says Victor Gaute Lopez of the" Party Ideological Work "Commission.
The party and the government consider that what is played on the networks is an ideological war against Cuba. "There is a symbolic war against our revolution today," says Elier Ramirez delegate Cededo, but we are also facing a cultural war against our past, because they know that in history is the great strength of Our revolution.
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During its inaugural speech in front of the 8th CCP Congress, Raul Castro denounced the subversion of social networks and the false information shared there.
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system ♦ The protest artists, a political opposition of a new kind
they have for arms Social networks and their art and are currently a political opposition that disturbs. Katherine Bisquet is a young poetess, she is one of these protest artists, that the authorities consider as mercenaries.
Currently, they are trying to meet and mobilize, through the San Isidro movement or the movement of November 27, a new form of political opposition that disturbs. "All we have tried so far, the authorities have exterminated him, so for the moment we recover our forces," says Katherine Bisquet. But one feels that currently there is an awakening of civil society and the intellectual community; What scares the authorities because every day we are a little more numerous and we unite.
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© Provided by the Cuban Communist Party (CPC) by the L Es delegates elected Sunday their new central committee, which will in turn elect the political direction of the party In a vote whose results will be announced Monday, the last day of the single party congress.
The writer is no longer afraid of repression and fades censorship through the Internet and considers that social networks have become a weapon in this political battle. According to Katherine Bisquet, the departure of Raul Castro and the arrival of a new generation at the head of the party will not change anything, because the political system is solid and the artistic opposition of which it is a party needs more support: " We can not underestimate the authorities because they have been in power for 60 years, they are strong, they have the strength of their ideology and their way of acting that are mediocre but that exist, what does not have Civil society ! But it would be necessary for civil society to wake up and sort in the street, that it becomes aware of its rights!
During these 4 days of congress, it and the majority of protest artists have been assigned to residence or custody.
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