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In Case You Missed It: Dr. Oscar Biscet's Op-ed in the Wall Street Journal

Article by Hannah Abney March 21, 2012 //   2 minute read

Although we usually wait until Friday to share what we're reading for the week, we thought Dr. Biscet's op-Ed in today's Wall Street Journal deserved it's own post.  A Cuban's Prayer for Pope Benedict By OSCAR BISCET Next week, Pope Benedict XVI is coming here to Cuba, marking the first papal visit to my country in over a decade. My country continues to be run by a brutal regime that oppresses the people, systematically violating our basic freedoms. Pope Benedict's visit represents a unique opportunity for the Cuban people to pressure their tyrants to hold elections in which all Cubans can unite with the free and democratic countries of the world. I ask Pope Benedict to focus on this idea so that there can be rapid change in my country, and so we can live in freedom. Written by Dr. Oscar Biscet: Dr. Biscet, a physician, is president of the Lawton Foundation for Human Rights. While in prison in 2007, he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President George W. Bush. Read more at: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304636404577293681582420986.html?mod=WSJ_Opinion_LEFTTopOpinion