Cuba and Human Rights

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  • by Anup Shah
  • This Page Last Updated Monday, February 21, 2000

Cuba's human rights record has been criticized for a very long time. A Human Rights Watch report1 highlights very well the problems.

However, it is interesting to note that one of the points made is that while the United State's flawed2 embargo against Cuba has been criticized by almost every government3 around the world, it has been sometimes been used as justification4 by Cuba to repress human rights.

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  1. http://www.hrw.org/reports/1999/cuba/
  2. http://www.hrw.org/reports/1999/cuba/Cuba996-01.htm#P486_55888
  3. http://www.hrw.org/reports/1999/cuba/Cuba996-01.htm#P410_41143
  4. http://www.hrw.org/reports/1999/cuba/Cuba996-01.htm#P486_55888

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  • by Anup Shah
  • Created: Monday, July 20, 1998
  • Last Updated: Monday, February 21, 2000

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