"CSW said protestant leaders are often threatened with having their churches closed if they refuse to expel and shun certain people. Government reprisals also have included frozen bank accounts, harassment and violence.
"Cuban Christians live with the daily threat that everything, including their educational opportunities and employment, could be taken away, Nettleton said. Students could be kicked out of school without cause, flunked even if they have straight A’s, or be refused the diploma they earned. They are constantly pressured to leave the church and follow the government, Nettleton said..."