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Al Jazeera – The Listening Post: Cuba: Protesters move from social media to the streets

21/07/2021

July 18, 2021

On The Listening Post:

Cuba is witnessing something historic – the biggest anti-government demonstrations in 60 years – and the authorities have imposed temporary blocks on the internet, making credible media coverage and reliable information that much harder to find. Contributors: Mónica Rivero Cabrera – Cuban journalist Tracey Eaton – Cuba Money Project Angelo R Guisado – Center for Constitutional Rights José Jasán Nieves – Editor-in-chief, El Toque

On our radar: Whether they are taking penalty kicks or taking a knee, Black footballers playing for England are dealing with online abuse. Richard Gizbert and producer Tariq Nafi discuss the debate that has resulted – about racism in the United Kingdom.

Sports activism in the era of social media On tennis and basketball courts, baseball fields and in hockey rinks, athletes are putting their political and social activism out there for sports fans to see. Sports

Contributors: Shireen Ahmed – Journalist & writer Musa Okwonga – Co-founder, Stadio Football & author, One of Them Frank Guridy – Associate professor, Columbia University Khalida Popal – Former captain, Afghanistan’s women’s football team

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