Cuban artists urge revision of decree feared to hike censorship

Artist Luis Manuel Alcantara reacts during an interview in Havana, Cuba, May 5, 2018. Picture taken on May 5, 2018. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

HAVANA (Reuters) – Cuban artists and international rights activists are pushing the government to revise legislation due to take effect in December that they fear will hamper creativity and increase censorship on the Communist-run island. The decree, published in July, bars artists, be they musicians or painters, from “providing their services” in any space open […]

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