Cuba: Inside Castro's Prisons

Bit by bit, the story of what goes on behind the walls of Fidel Castro's political prisons has been carried out of Cuba by refugees. Sometimes the fragments have been recorded publicly; more often they have not. Two and a half years ago, the Organization of American States' Commission on Human Rights started gathering the pieces from relatives and friends of prisoners, and from many ex-prisoners themselves. The OAS report, now published, is the most comprehensive and authoritative study yet put together on Communist Cuba's treatment of political offenders.

All told, the...

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