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Cuban dissidents lie low after Fidel Castro's death

'We are not happy about the death of a man, a human being. We are happy about the death of dictators,' The Ladies in White group said

AFP/PTI  |  Havana 

Cuban dissidents have called off a regular protest as the communist island prepared for days of tributes to the late revolutionary icon Fidel Castro. The Ladies in White movement decided to stay home yesterday "out of respect" for those who mourn Castro and to avoid being accused of committing any act of "provocation in the streets," said the group's leader, Berta Soler. "We are not happy about the death of a man, a human being. We are happy about the death of dictators," Soler told AFP as Cuba prepared a week of events to bid farewell to Fidel ...

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First Published: Mon, November 28 2016. 08:53 IST
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