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Americas Detention

Cuba: Release of Prisoners of conscience

Elizardo Sanchez Santa Cruz, President of the unofficial Comision Cubana de Derechos Humanos y Reconciliacion Nacional (CCHDRN), was conditionally released from Aguica Prison on 5 May 1991; he will be monitored until the expiry of his sentence. Huber Jerez Marino, President of the Comite Martiano...
East Asia Detention

South Korea: Torture and ill-treatment

Allegations of torture and ill-treatment of some political and other prisoners in South Korea are reported here. Several members of the Sanomaeng (Socialist Workers League) have claimed ill-treatment following arrest in September/October 1990. Lee Song-su and Hyon Yon-dok reportedly told their...