Predator

Miguel DIAZ-CANEL

Nascido em 20 de abril de 1960



Presidente de Cuba desde 10 de outubro de 2019 


Predador desde que chegou ao poder



Cuba, 171o/180 no Ranking Mundial da Liberdade de Imprensa 2021 



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Dear [Name of Candidate],

I am writing to ask you what you plan to do to defend the First Amendment, freedom of the press, and the fundamental rights of journalists to practice their profession freely in what has become an increasingly hostile environment for information and news providers.

The United States, which enshrines press freedom in the First Amendment of its Constitution, is currently witnessing a drastic decline in media freedom. On June 28, one of the most horrific attacks on press freedom in the United States occurred when five employees, including four reporters, were killed at the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland. According to the US Press Freedom Tracker, which comprehensively documents press freedom violations in the US committed by national, state, and local authorities as well as private individuals, 33 journalists were arrested, 43 were physically attacked, and 15 seizures of journalists’ equipment occurred in 2017. In one of these incidents, Rep. Greg Gianforte physically assaulted a Guardian journalist the night before his state’s election. While covering the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, journalists were impersonated on social media, impeding their ability to accurately investigate the facts and disseminate information which could be vital to preventing a similar tragedy. This hostility towards the press not only risks compromising the American public’s right to be informed through journalists’ reporting, but can also degrade the public’s trust in the media itself.

This is not a partisan issue; it is a fundamental right that impacts every American no matter their politics. Journalism is at the crux of our democracy, and communities everywhere rely on journalists to provide them with information that is essential to their daily decision-making processes. It was local investigative journalist Curt Guyette who broke the story about Flint, Michigan’s lack of access to clean water in 2014, prompting years of class-action lawsuits, protests, and subsequent federal assistance to the city in order to try to resolve the crisis. Reporters Megan Twohey, Jodi Kantor, and Ronan Farrow publicized sexual assault allegations against influential Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein in 2017, leading to the ubiquitous and powerful #MeToo movement which brought decades of sexual abuse and harassment across multiple industries to light.

Yet freedom of the press in the US is currently in dire need of congressional support. It is our civic duty as one of the world’s leading democracies to uphold principles that support and protect the rights of journalists so that they may hold those in power accountable and ensure an informed and engaged community.

If you are elected, what do you plan to do to protect this utterly essential component of our democracy? What are your plans to protect the public’s right to be informed through a free and independent press?

Sincerely,
[Your name]
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Hello, my name is _______ and I am from [city, state].

I’m calling to let you know that [candidate/representative]'s stance on freedom of the press is extremely important in my decision to vote. I feel that this is not a partisan issue, but a fundamental right that impacts every American no matter their politics.

I have become increasingly concerned with the growing climate of hostility for journalists in this country, and I would like for [candidate/representative] to publicly address what they will do to defend press freedom if [he/she] is elected.

Thank you.
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Freedom of the press is suffering in the US. @[yourcandidate] if you are elected to serve in Congress, what are your plans to protect journalists and our right to be informed? Will you #DefendPressFreedom?

Democracy depends on a free and independent press and its ability to hold those in power accountable. [@yourcandidate] will you take measures to protect journalism and the First Amendment? Will you #DefendPressFreedom?

In June, four reporters were murdered in an appalling targeted attack on the Capital Gazette and freedom of the press. [@yourcandidate] what will you do to address the growing threat to journalists in this country? #DefendPressFreedom

Press freedom is in steady decline in the US. I want my representative to defend the work of journalists as well as my right to be informed. [@yourcandidate] if you are elected what will you do to protect a free press? #DefendPressFreedom
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Journalists play a crucial role in our democracy by keeping us informed and holding those in power accountable. And yet in the US, attacks on journalists are becoming more common, undermining the media's role and creating opportunities for government overreach, the erosion of press freedom, and impeding our right to be informed. I’m contacting my candidates and encouraging them to defend press freedom during their midterm election campaign. Join me at DefendPressFreedom.com

A free press is essential to our democracy. Communities everywhere rely on journalists to report on our government’s actions and hold public figures accountable, providing us with the information we need to make decisions every day. And yet physical, verbal, and online attacks against journalists in the US are increasing at an astonishing rate. I’m contacting my candidates and encouraging them to defend press freedom during their midterm election campaign. You should too. Read more at DefendPressFreedom.com

Press freedom is declining in the US at an alarming rate. Physical, verbal, and online attacks against journalists have increased drastically in the last two years. As the US midterm elections approach, we must remind our congressional candidates that journalists play a crucial role in our democracy by keeping us informed and holding those in power accountable. I’m contacting my representatives and encouraging them to defend press freedom during their midterm election campaign. Join in and help me spread the word at DefendPressFreedom.com

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    MODO DE PREDAÇÃO: totalitarismo de tipo soviético




    Protegido de Raúl Castro, a quem substituiu em 2019 como presidente do país e depois primeiro-secretário do Partido Comunista Cubano, Miguel Díaz-Canel, seguindo a linha da família Castro, no poder desde 1959, mantém controle quase total sobre as informações. Televisões, rádios e jornais são vigiados de perto pelo Estado e a imprensa privada continua proibida pela Constituição. Prisões, detenções arbitrárias, ameaças de detenção, perseguição e assédio, buscas domiciliares ilegais, confisco e destruição de material jornalístico fazem parte do cotidiano de jornalistas que não seguem a narrativa oficial castrista.



    ALVOS PREFERIDOS: a imprensa independente, a imprensa de oposição, todas as vozes dissidentes



    Os jornalistas independentes são mantidos sob a vigilância de agentes que tentam reduzir sua liberdade de movimento, não hesitam em abordá-los e destruir informações sob sua posse. Na Internet, cujo acesso continua em grande parte controlado pelo Estado, blogueiros e jornalistas cidadãos encontram um espaço de liberdade, mas é por sua própria conta e risco: diante da perseguição das autoridades, muitas vezes acabam presos ou forçados ao exílio. O governo também controla a cobertura midiática dos jornalistas estrangeiros, concedendo seletivamente licenças e expulsando jornalistas considerados "muito negativos" com relação ao regime..


    DISCURSO OFICIAL: comunismo fechado

    "Nosso jornalismo é honesto, livre e soberano, como a terra que defendemos #WeAreCuba #WeAreContinuity" (Mensagem no Twitter do presidente, que reagiu indiretamente à publicação da edição de 2020 do Ranking Mundial da Liberdade de Imprensa da RSF, que classificou Cuba na 171ª posição entre 180 países, em 25 de abril de 2020).