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August 7, 1989 | DON A. SCHANCHE, Times Staff Writer
Three leading human rights activists who outspokenly criticized the regime of Cuban President Fidel Castro were arrested in pre-dawn raids on their homes in Havana on Sunday, according to a representative of Cuban rights organizations here. The three, Elizardo Sanchez, Hubert Jerez and Hiram Abi Cobas were picked up only days after they complained to visiting American journalists of an intensified crackdown against dissidents by the Castro government.
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August 7, 1989 | DON A. SCHANCHE, Times Staff Writer
Three leading human rights activists who outspokenly criticized the regime of Cuban President Fidel Castro were arrested in pre-dawn raids on their homes in Havana on Sunday, according to a representative of Cuban rights organizations here. The three, Elizardo Sanchez, Hubert Jerez and Hiram Abi Cobas were picked up only days after they complained to visiting American journalists of an intensified crackdown against dissidents by the Castro government.
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August 10, 1989
The leaders of three Cuban human rights organizations--arrested earlier this week--have been indicted on charges of spreading false news, the official newspaper Granma reported in Havana. It said they "carried out a campaign of slander through statements to U.S. television and the anti-Cuban radio . . . with the aim of discrediting the action of Cuban courts during the trial against the Ochoa-La Guardia drug traffickers." Gen. Arnaldo Ochoa Sanchez and Col.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 9, 1989
At first it seemed to be only a lovely nugget of perestroika -era irony. The Communist Party paper in Havana announced Friday that two Soviet publications were henceforth banned from Cuba for "justifying bourgeois democracy" and showing "fascination for the American way of life."
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August 4, 1989 | DON A. SCHANCHE, Times Staff Writer
Sons and nephews of four military and intelligence officers shot last month by a Cuban firing squad broke into a cemetery and scuffled with security police in a vain attempt to claim the executed men's bodies before their secret burial, according to human rights activists who have been in touch with the families.
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