Cuba: Misrule Without Law

"The rule of law has disappeared from the Cuban scene."

So read an indictment handed down last week by the International Commission of Jurists at the end of a detailed, 267-page study of Fidel Castro's Communist dictatorship. A widely respected, worldwide organization supported by 40,000 lawyers, judges and law professors in 90 countries, the commission was organized in 1952 in response to protests about the kangaroo trials then going on in Communist East Germany. Since then, working in Geneva, the commission has published nine reports,* each of them a model of painstaking...

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