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Santa Clara, Cuba News

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Jun 13, 2014 | The Miami Herald

Cuban dissident says he was beaten and choked

Cuban dissident Jorge Luis García Pérez, known as Antúnez, said Friday he was beaten, choked into unconsciousness and injected with an unknown substance by security agents who warned him to stop working against warmer U.S.-Cuba relations.


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Thu Jun 12, 2014

The Miami Herald

Top dissidents detained in Cuba

Cuban police detained four top pro-democracy activists and at least 40 other dissidents Wednesday in a crackdown in which an independent journalist alleges he was severely beaten by a State Security agent.

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Wed Jun 11, 2014

Washington Blade

Cuban LGBT advocate arrested for 'peaceful protest'

Cuban authorities reportedly beat David Bustamante RodrA guez on May 26 as they arrested him during a "peaceful protest" at his home near the city of Santa Clara.


Related Topix: Cuba, Central America, Pop/Rock, David Bustamante, Fidel Castro, Gay/Lesbian