New Castro, same Cuba [electronic resource] : political prisoners in the post-Fidel era.

Contributor(s): Steinberg, Nik [aut] | Human Rights Watch [publ.]Material type: TextTextPublication details: New York, NY : Human Rights Watch, c2009Description: 1 online resource (123 p.)Other title: Political prisoners in the post-Fidel era [Other title] | Cuba : new Castro, same Cuba [Other title]Subject(s): Castro Ruz, Raúl, 1930- | Political prisoners -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Cuba | Political persecution -- Cuba | Political prisoners -- Abuse of -- Cuba | Due process of law -- Cuba | Prisoners -- Civil rights -- Cuba | Human rights -- Cuba | Cuba -- human rights -- violationsAdditional physical formats: Also issued in print:: New Castro, same Cuba.LOC classification: KGN5575 | .S74 2009eb onlineOnline resources: Click here to access online Summary: This 123-page report shows how the Raúl Castro government has relied in particular on the Criminal Code offense of "dangerousness," which allows authorities to imprison individuals before they have committed any crime, on the suspicion that they are likely to commit an offense in the future. This "dangerousness" provision is overtly political, defining as "dangerous" any behavior that contradicts Cuba's socialist norms.
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"This report was researched and written by Nik Steinberg"--P. 112.

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This 123-page report shows how the Raúl Castro government has relied in particular on the Criminal Code offense of "dangerousness," which allows authorities to imprison individuals before they have committed any crime, on the suspicion that they are likely to commit an offense in the future. This "dangerousness" provision is overtly political, defining as "dangerous" any behavior that contradicts Cuba's socialist norms.

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