French Activists: Free the Cuban 5

0 Paris, May 4. – Jacqueline Roussie, a member of the French Committee to Free the Five, sent a letter to U.S. President Barack Obama demanding the immediate release of the five Cuban antiterrorist fighters unjustly held in U.S. prisons. In her letter, Roussie recalled that in 2005, the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention considered illegal the arrests of

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Benedict XVI Thanks Raul Castro for Warm Welcome in Cuba

0 Havana, May 4. – Pope Benedict XVI thanked President Raul Castro in a letter published on Friday for the warm welcome he received during his apostolic visit to Cuba in March. "I am pleased to inform Your Excellency and other Authorities of the country about my living gratitude for the careful attentions they gave me during my unforgettable stay

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African-American Activists: Free the Cuban 5

1 Washington, Jul 7. -Members of the African-American community sent a letter to President Barack Obama demanding the release of five Cuban antiterrorist fighters who have been held unjustly in U.S. prisons for almost 13 years. The initiative by Joan P. Gibbs, member of the National Conference of Black Lawyers, and Rosemary Mealy, author of the book "Fidel and Malcolm

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Puerto Rico: Free the Cuban 5

3 San Juan, Jun 16. -The Puerto Rican Cuba Solidarity Committee has sent a letter to U.S. President Barack Obama demanding the release of the five Cuban antiterrorist fighters unjustly imprisoned in the U.S. The letter states that Gerardo Hernandez, Ramon Labañino, Antonio Guerrero, Fernando Gonzalez and Rene Gonzalez are serving unjust sentences. The committee also denounced the double standard

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Russia: Free the Cuban Five

1 Moscow, Jun 8 (Prensa Latina) Russian organizations of solidarity with Cuba demanded today to the American president Barack Obama the release of the five Cuban antiterrorists and also the end of the American embargo, said today some diplomatic sources. A letter delivered in the US Embassy in this city, repeated the demand to free the Cuban five, which are

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Peruvian Women: Free the Cuban Five

0 Lima, Nov 9. – A large group of prominent Peruvian women sent a letter to U.S. Ambassador Rose M. Likins demanding freedom for the five Cuban antiterrorists unjustly imprisoned in that northern country. The letter was delivered at the embassy by a delegation that included singer and songwriter Marcela Perez, poet Rossina Valcarcel, painter Fanny Palacios, and teacher Milagros

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Cuban 5 Thank Dominicans for Support

1 Santo Domingo, Oct 22. -"On the day of celebration of Cuban culture, we would like our sentiments of joyful gratitude to reach the Dominican people," says a letter from the five Cuban antiterrorists imprisoned in the United States for the last 12 years. During a ceremony at the Aula Magna of the Economic Sciences Faculty at the Autonomous University

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Amnesty Int’l Calls for Review of Cuban Five Case

2 HAVANA, Oct 16. -In one of the latest example of worldwide calls for justice for the Cuban Five, the London-based international human rights organization Amnesty International sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder calling for a review of their case. In a report released on Wednesday, the group, which has often joined campaigns against the Cuban Government,

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U.S. Artists Demand Freedom for the Cuban Five

3 Washington, Sep 14. -A group of U.S. artists headed by Danny Glover and Edward Asner signed a letter to President Barack Obama, demanding the release of five Cuban antiterrorists held in U.S. prisons. Glover and Asner, coordinators of Actors and Artists United for the Release of the Cuban Five, called on their colleagues in that country to sign the

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