Artist in free speech row returns honor to Cuban government

Cuban performance artist Tania Bruguera in Havana on December 31, 2014, upon her release from a police stationPerformance artist Tania Bruguera, detained for trying to stage an open mic event in Cuba, resigned Monday from the artists’ union and returned an award given to her by the communist government. “The government did the work for me,” she told AFP during an interview Thursday.

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