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The acclaimed documentary "Improper Coduct" by Cuban exiles Nestor Almendros, a highly respected cinematographer, and Orlando Jiménez Leal effectively depicts the widespread and systematic oppression and persecution of those who didn't fit Castro's image of ‘macho’. The film remains a powerful antidote to the overly “rose-colored vision many political radicals have” of revolutionary Cuba.Police round up 30 homosexuals
=http://www.cubanet.org/News 2009/June 2009.html]Cuba: News June 2009
HAVANA, Cuba, June 18, 2009 (Aliomar Janjaque Chivaz, LGBT Cuba Noticias / Cubanet/index) – Blogger Amauri Dovodelavilla Torriente, who has a blog dedicated to the fight against HIV/AID, was arrested last weekend in a police round up of some 30 homosexuals in Havana.
The arrests, carried out by National Police, took place around the Capitol.
“I was arrested at 10 on Saturday morning and released at 2 in the morning Saturday,” said Dovodelavilla Torriente. “When I asked the motive of the arrests, no one responded.
It is humiliating and inhumane to be arrested without reason just because one is gay and wants to speak to colleagues in a public place.”