forward Protest scheduled for Monday, November 15, Demanding political change on the island, Cuban authorities canceled media certification this Sunday To reporters from Cuban Efe agency.
The head of the International Press Center urgently summoned the currently accredited Havana Efe team-three editors, a cameraman and a TV camera-to inform them that their certificates have been revoked Did not clarify whether the measure is temporary or final.
The clause was passed one and a half months after Efe’s qualification as an editorial coordinator in Havana was revoked.
Today, the Cuban government revoked the certification of all reporters and pictures of the EFE agency in Havana. This is the first time that a news organization in the country has been banned, and it occurred two days before the ban on March 15. I open the thread.
-Atahualpa Amerise (@atareports) November 14, 2021
The authorities warned the Efe team, Unable to carry out his journalistic work From this moment on, they did not want to clarify the exact reason that led them to make this decision.
The resolution took place at a delicate moment in Cuba. The opposition called for a civic march next Monday to demand political change on the island. The government has declared the policy illegal, and when the country opens tomorrow Sunday, its borders will be Was canceled to travel.
This is the first time Cuba has withdrawn the qualification certificate of the Efe institution There is no record that this measure was taken by another international news agency on the island.