Free the Group of 56 in Castro's Prisons

The real gulag in Cuba is not run by the US.
The real gulag is run by Castro.

A group of women, known as the Ladies in White, march in Havana, Friday, March 14, 2008, to demand the release of their husbands and other political prisoners in Cuba. (AP Photo/Javier Galeano)

Some 75 Cuban journalists, librarians, human rights activists and other dissidents were arrested and imprisoned during the “black spring,” which started five years ago this week. Fifty-five of them remain in raul castro’s gulag.

Babalu remembers the Group of 56 today with photos of the jailed activists.

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