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Cuba Detains Activists in Skirmishes on Human Rights Day

Cuban police detained peaceful demonstrators at a busy Havana square on Wednesday, shoving dissidents into squad cars in front of onlookers on International Human Rights Day. Police snatched demonstrators intermittently as they arrived individually or in small groups over some 90 minutes. The skirmishes briefly disrupted traffic outside the popular Coppelia ice cream shop, providing a spectacle for onlookers waiting for the bus or in line at the cinema. One dissident leader estimated...

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