Che Guevara, Stalinist butcher
1928 Che Guevara (Ernesto Guevara; d. October 9, 1967), Argentinian-born Stalinist revolutionary who fought with Fidel Castro in Cuba, and in Bolivia; commonly extolled as a hero despite his authoritarian and bloodthirsty ideology and crimes against humanity.
Guevara's first position in the ruthless Communist Cuban dictatorship was that of comandante of La Cabana fortress in Havana. There he had jurisdiction over the notorious 'war criminals' trials, which allegedly resulted in the execution of 600 civilian and military officials.
Many individuals imprisoned at La Cabana, such as poet and human rights activist Armando Valladares, who worked in the new revolutionary government, allege that Guevara took particular and personal interest in the interrogation, torture, and execution of prisoners ...
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