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Cuban Journalist Wins New Review of Asylum Claims

April 8, 2021, 12:26 AM

A Cuban journalist who said he was persecuted after writing for a magazine critical of the government’s tax policies won a second shot at asylum in the United States when the Eleventh Circuit partially revived his claims Wednesday.

Luiz Miguel Cabrera Martinez said he was targeted by government officials over a two-year period, including being beaten in the street by plainclothes officers, arrested in his home and interrogated overnight, and threatened with imprisonment and torture if he continued writing. Martinez said he was also required to give his laptop and cell phone to government officials when he tried to leave...

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