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January 12, 1989 | DON A. SCHANCHE, Times Staff Writer
The Cuban government has launched a new crackdown against human rights activists and for the first time stands accused of using electric shock treatments and psychoactive drugs against forcibly hospitalized political prisoners, according to leaders of the country's two major human rights groups.
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January 12, 1989 | DON A. SCHANCHE, Times Staff Writer
The Cuban government has launched a new crackdown against human rights activists and for the first time stands accused of using electric shock treatments and psychoactive drugs against forcibly hospitalized political prisoners, according to leaders of the country's two major human rights groups.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 24, 1989
Further evidence has become available that,30 years after he led a revolution that turned Cuba into the Western Hemisphere's first Communist state, Fidel Castro is falling back on rigid Marxist orthodoxy even as his partners in the Soviet Bloc experiment with radical change. The worst examples involve human rights in Cuba. On a recent visit to the island several Western news correspondents found that the Castro government has reversed a brief campaign to improve Cuba's human-rights image.
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