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Supreme Court Won’t Hear Appeal of “Cuban Five”
June 15, 2009, 4:24 pm
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by Jeremy  Scahill

The U.S. Supreme Court has just decided it will not hear the appeal of the “Cuban Five,” a group of Cubans that had infiltrated right-wing Cuban-American groups in Miami as part of Havana’s counter-terrorism program. The FBI arrested the five in 1998 and in 2001 they were convicted of 26 counts of spying on Cuban exiles. The trial took place in Miami and the lawyers for the five argued that it was the single most biased community where the trial could have been staged. They attempted to have the case moved to Fort Lauderdale, but that was rejected.

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