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| Photos sent from Cuba on April 29, 2006, by
Roque after she was beaten by a gang of thugs
of the Cuban goverment.
| From left, jailed Cuban dissidents Rene Gomez Manzano, Martha
Beatriz Roque, Vladimiro Roca and Felix Bonne are pictured here
on Aug. 7, 1997. The four were arrested days after they made
public a document called The Homeland is for All, critical of the
Cuban government and calling for democratic reforms.
| Cuban dissident Martha Beatriz Roque speaks in
her house in Havana on May 16, 2000, after
having being let out of jail. She was in jail for a
year and a half, on a sentence of three years and
six months, imposed for pacific sedition.
| Roque, 55, enters the goverment food store on the first
her liberation on May 16, 2000, in Santo Suarez neighborhood
of Havana. Cuba freed Roque, the second of four well-known
government opponents, in a surprise move by the Castro regime,
which is still stinging from last month's United Nations censure
for human rights abuses.
| Cuban dissidents Osvaldo Paya, Martha Beatriz Roque, Gerardo
Sanchez and Rene Gomez Manzano speak to the press after a
breakfast they had with Louis Michel, a minister of the European
Union, at a hotel in Havana on Aug. 24, 2001. Michel said he
listened attentatively to the dissidents and expressed the need to
have "closer contacts."
| Roque, Communist opponent and leader of the Movement of
Independent Economists, talks with a Cuban dissident in Havana
on International Human Rights Day. Some 70 dissidents put
politics aside and met to urge democratic change in Cuba.
| Roque, right, is seen during a news conference on
2003 in Havana. She and five other opposition members, Nelson
Molinet, left, and Felix Bonne, center, are on a hunger strike to
demand the release of political prisoners in Cuba.
| Blanca Reyes, wife of political prisoner Raul Rivero,
reads a letter written by her husband during a meeting, on
Sept. 23, 2004, in Havana. At right is Cuban Martha Beatriz
Roque, a recently released political prisoner.
| Roque, right, talks with fellow protesters Dolia
Sanchez and Isabel Ramos, at a park near the Revolution Square
on Oct. 6, 2004 in Havana. A group of women began a protest
demanding the transfer of dissident Angel Moya, sentenced
to 20 years and who is ill, to a civilian hospital in Havana.
| This photo, provided by the U.S. Interests
Section in Havana, shows Cuban dissident
Martha Beatriz Roque casting a symbolic
vote for George W. Bush on Nov. 3, 2004.
| Roque speaks before the press in Havana for
the National Congress to draw up next year's
opposition's politics and to try and unify the
different dissident groups on Dec. 7, 2004.
| Roque, president of the Assembly for the Promotion of
Society in Cuba, sits next to Felix Bonne, right, and Rene Gomez
Manzanos as she speaks to the press for the National Congress to
draw up next year's opposition politics and to try and unify the
different dissident groups on Dec. 7, 2004.
| Roque at house in Havana on Jan. 31, 2005, during
with Isabel Ramos, right, mother of Arturo Suarez, who is the
oldest Cuban prisoner. Ramos is one of many Cubans that go
to Roque's house to report about problems their relatives face
| Cuban dissident economist Marta Beatriz Roque talks
to the media in Havana on Dec. 7, 2004.
| Cuban dissidents, from left, Felix Bonne, Martha Beatriz
and Rene Gomez Manzano talk on May 19, 2005, in Havana,
about the preparations for the Dissident National Congress, which
was held the next day. The Congress will be held in the patio of
Bonne's house, and was financed by dissident organizations from
inside and outside Cuba.
| Roque talks to journalists in Havana on Sept. 28,
her front door, the Cuban regime painted a portrait of Fidel
Castro and the slogan "Fatherland or Death." Roque said that
seven protesters, who gathered peacefully outside Cuba's Justice
Ministry demanding a mass release of political prisoners, were
detained and escorted home by police. The police also stopped
dissidents across the island from joining the demonstration.
| Roque joins the Damas de Blanco as they finish their
on Dec. 9, 2007 in Havana. The Damas de Blanco, 50 Cuban
women, dress in white and wear photos of prisoners during
their weekly protest march in the Havana Playa neighborhood
to demand the liberty of their husbands, fathers and brothers,
who are prisoners of conscience. This protest took place one
day before International Human Rights Day.
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