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Cindy Sheehan joins international campaign for the Cuban 5 and sends letter to President Obama

UNITED STATES, August 2, 2012.- Cindy Sheehan is an American anti-war activist whose son, U.S. Army Specialist Casey Sheehan, was killed during the Iraq War in 2004. From that time on Cindy became a leading voice against the US wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.  She attracted national and international media attention in August 2005 for setting up Camp Casey right outside President George W. Bush's Texas ranch. More...

Peace activist Cindy Sheehan to join Rosa Aurora Freijanes, Wife of Fernando Gonzalez, in Tijuana, Mexico   

UNITED STATES, July 30, 2012.- In this long struggle for the freedom of the Cuban 5 their relatives have tirelessly traveled around the world to raise awareness about the case of their loved ones. More...

Support for the Cause of  the  Five Cubans in Sri Lanka

SRI LANKA,  July 27, 2012. The President of the Friendship Society  Sri Lanka – Cuba  , Minister Dinesh Gunawardena expressed solidarity and support of the Friendship Society  to the international campaign for the  freedom of the Cuban Five as part of the ceremony held in  Colombo to commemorate the 59th anniversary of the assault on the Moncada barracks in Santiago de Cuba and  on Carlos Manuel de Céspedes in Bayamo. More...

Freedom of the Cuban Five is a priority for the Parliament, says deputy

HAVANA, July 23, 2012.- Freedom of the Cuba Five is a priority for the Parliament, says deputy The release of the five Cuban antiterrorists serving unjust sentences in the U.S., was ratified as a priority for the international work of the Cuban National Assembly of the People’s Power. More...

Rosa Aurora Freijanes, Wife of Cuban 5 Hero, Fernando Gonzalez, to Talk About Their Struggle for Justice.        

UNITED STATES, July 20, 2012.- In this long struggle for the freedom of the Cuban 5 their relatives have tirelessly traveled around the world to raise awareness about the case of their loved ones. More...

Conference for the Cuban Five in United States Successful

UNITED STATES, JulY, 16, 2012.- Social organizations of solidarity with Cuba based in Miami, Florida, described as a great success the 2nd Conference of 2012 to demand the release of the five anti-terrorist Cuban fighters unfairly held in US prisons. More...

United States Government Acknowledges Obstructions to Cuban Five Case

UNITED STATES, July 16, 2012.- The Government of the United States acknowledged obstructions by its officers to a consular visito to Gerardo Hernández, one of the Cuban five antiterrorists unjustly imprissoned in that country. More...

United States Rejects Petition of Anti-terrorist Gerardo Hernandez

HAVANA, July 9, 2012.- The Attorney General’s Office of the US state of Florida expressed the Miami court its rejection of the request issued by lawyer Martin Garbus, on behalf of Cuban antiterrorist Gerardo Hernandez, of an oral hearing and access to additional information that allowed a deeper probe into the case of “journalists”, who were paid to act before and during the trial against the five Cuban antiterrorists in order to create what was described in 2005 by the Appeals Court as a perfect storms of prejudices and hostility. More...

New Motion in favor of René González filed

He offers to renounce his U.S. Citizenship to return to Cuba

UNITED STATES, June 28, 2012.- On Friday June 22, René González Sehwerert presented a new motion before the South Florida District Court asking that they modify his conditions of supervised release and that he be allowed to return to his country of Cuba where his family resides. More...

Cuba Thanks the International Community for its Support for The Five

HAVANA, Cuba, June 25,  2012.- Pablo Berti, Cuba’s delegate to the 20th period of sessions of the Human Rights Council in Geneva, thanked the international community on Monday for its support for the five Cuban heroes unfairly condemned in the United States. More...

Roberto Gonzalez, Presente!!! 

UNITED STATES, June 22, 2012.-  Roberto González Sehwerert, brother of René died this morning.

Roberto fought relentlessly since the first day that the unjust imprisonment of the Cuban 5 was made public.  As a lawyer he made extraordinary contributions to this cause, denouncing the case brilliantly throughout the world. Thanks to his active participation, he was able to gather the solidarity of many lawyers, jurists and supportive friends from all over the world. More...

Gerardo's New Address, New Book on the Cuban 5 and a New Legal Step

Effective immediately the address for Gerardo Hernández has changed. All correspondence sent to his old address, that is received after August 6, 2012, will be returned to the sender. More...

çMiami Five wives give emotional testimony to Cuba Solidarity Campaign Annual General Meeting (CSC AGM)

UNITED KINGDOM, June 18, 2012.- In a packed hall in NUT headquarters in London, more than a few people dabbed their eyes when Olga Salanueva addressed the Cuba Solidarity Campaign AGM. Thanking, on behalf of all the families CSC and everyone in the UK who has supported the fight for justice for the Five, she laid bare the emotions a woman feels when re-united for a fleeting brief period, with a husband unjustly imprisoned for so long. More...

Havana seeks support to release of Cuban Five

ZAMBIA, 18th June 2012.- ¨ The Post¨ newspaper published an article about the Cuban Five, Gerardo Hernandez, Ramon Labanino, Antonio Guerrero, Fernando Gonzalez and Rene Gonzalez. The information pointed out that Cuba has called for international solidarity for the liberation of the Five, unjustly imprisoned in U.S. jails. It is emphasized that messages have been sent to U.S. government and institutions demanding the release of the Five, taking into account an statement of the Embassy of Cuba in Lusaka. Más...

President of Sri Lanka Meets with Relatives of the Cuban Five

HAVANA, June 18, 2012.- The President of the Socialist Democratic Republic of Sri Lanka, Mahinda Rajapaksa, held a meeting with relatives of the Cuban Five Heroes, at the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP) in this capital. More...

Gerardo’s Cartoons Shown at the Auckland University

NEW ZEALAND, June 15 2012.- After a successful run for 15 days in the Sattelite Gallery in Auckland City, the exhibition of Gerardo’s cartoons, "Humor from my pen," was displayed at the University campus of this city. More...

Motion Filed on Behalf of Gerardo Hernández

UNITED STATES, June 7, 2012.- On June 6, 2012, a motion requesting an Oral Argument and Discovery was filed with the U.S. Southern District Court of Florida (Miami Court) on behalf of Gerardo Hernández by counsel Tom Goldstein and Martin Garbus*, through his local counsel Richard Klugh.  More...

South African Union of Metal Workers Called for the Release of the Cuban Five  

SOUTH AFRICA, June 6, 2012.- A vibrant denounce in favour of the release of the Cuban Five took place within the framework of the nine congress of the National Union of Metal Workers of South Africa (NUMSA). More...

From prison

By Danny Glover and Saul Landau
June 6, 2012
We visited Gerardo Hernandez for the fifth time and, as usual, his spirits seemed higher than ours despite the fact that he resides in a maximum-security federal prison. More...

Cuban collaborators in Antigua and Barbuda Send message to President Obama Demanding Release of  Cuban Five

Antigua and Barbuda, June 6, 2012. - Members of the collaboration brigades that provide their cooperation on the island, sent  messages to President Barack Obama demanding the release of the Cuban Five Heroes imprisoned in jails, where they expressed the good reason why these should be released, as well as proven innocence of these internationally sought. More...

Mayor of Richmond, California, Requests President Obama to Free the Cuban Five

UNITED STATES, June 4, 2012.- This month the Mayor of Richmond California, Gayle McLaughlin, joins the international campaign that takes place on the 5th of each month  by sending  the following letter to President Obama. More...

Birthday Greetings to Gerardo and Ramon from Sri Lanka

SRI LANKA. JUNE   3rd ,   2012.   The  chairman  of the Committee for Solidarity with Cuba of  Sri Lanka,  Mr. Jayatilleke de Silva   has  sent  today  on behalf  of the Committee,  greetings messages to antiterrorist  fighters Gerardo and Ramón on the  occasion of their birthdays. More...

The Case of the Cuban 5 Brought to Light at SEIU National Convention
                                                                                                                     
UNITED STATES, June 4, 2012.- On May 27-30 close to 2000 delegates from the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), gathered in Denver Colorado to participate in their 25th International  Convention. This health care, public services and property services union is the fastest growing union in the United States with 2.1 million members across the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico. More...

First ever Stall on the Miami Five at US Union Convention

UNITED KINGDOM, May 30, 2012.- From 27-30 June 2012, the British Cuba Solidarity Campaign was present at the SEIU (Service Employees International Union) Convention in Denver, USA, to raise awareness of the campaign for Justice for the Miami Five and their families. More...

Nicaraguan Party Claims Justice for Cuban Five

NICARAGUA, May 28, 2012.- Alternative for Change (AC), a Nicaraguan party of deep Christian roots, decided at its Third Congress to demand the U.S. government the release of the Cuban five subjected to illegal sentences in that country. More...

Participants at LASA  Congres Demand the Release of the Cuban Five

UNITED STATES, May 25, 2012.- Academics from diverse countries jonied today to the reprsentatives of the US society in the demand for freedom to the Cuban Five. More...

Cuban Five Case Winning Support in USA

CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, May 24, 2012.- Academics from several countries joined today US colleagues to demand the release of the Five Cuban anti-terrorists jailed in their country and the end of the blockade on Cuba at the 30th Congress of the Association of Latin American Studies (LASA). More...

Mirta Rodríguez: Another Birthday wihout Tony

HAVANA, May 22, 2012.- Today, Mirta Rodríguez Pérez, mother of Antonio Guerrero, arrives to 80 years  with enough energy to face the challenges imposed by a fight she considers of honor, love and pain, for the return of her son and his comrades in the antiterrorist fight, unjustly condemned in the United States. More...

Danny Glover and Miguel d'Escoto Join the Celebration for Mirta´s Birthday

Dear Mirta

We would like to bring you so many things on this day of your 80th spring; the kiss of Tony on your beautiful cheek, the tango that you'd like to dance with him, the embrace of your four other sons.  But we only have a bouquet of tenderness to give you and our hands, those that call for justice so that you do not have to shed more tears. We look to you every day and find the strength to keep fighting. Be beautiful today, as always for your prince, the day is coming. More...

Caribbean Calypso Icon Mighty Gabby Advocates for the Cause of the Cuban Five

BARBADOS, May 21, 2012. - Mighty Gabby, legendary calypso performer in the Caribbean, dedicated his performance to the Cuban Five on the Day of Cuba as part of the BIM Festival and Book Fair. More...

Opened in Auckland the Exhibition of Gerardo’s Cartoons “Humor from my Pen”

NEW ZEALAND, 12 May 2012.- With the presence of more than 150 people it was opened at the Satellite Gallery in Auckland City, the exhibition of cartoons by Gerardo Hernández "Humor from my pen" which will remain open until 26 May. More...

Finian Mcgrath T.D. Addresses the Case of the Cuban Five in Dail Eireann

IRELAND, May 10, 2012.- Independent T.D. Finian McGrath, at a parliamentary debate today, dedicated his contribution to:

Finian Mcgrath T.D. Addresses the Case of the Cuban Five in Dail Eireann

IRELAND, May 10, 2012.- Independent T.D. Finian McGrath, at a parliamentary debate today, dedicated his contribution to: More...

President of Uruguay Meets with Spouse of René González, Expresses Solidarity with the Cuban Five

URUGUAY, May 8, 2012.- The President of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay, José Mujica, met at this office with Olga Salanueva who ended his visit to this Latin American country. More...

The Story of the Five Cuban Heroes Gains Space in New Zealand

NEW ZEALAND, May 6, 2012.- In the context of a crowded activity, it was presented in the city of Auckland the book “The Cuban Five: Who They Are, Why They Were Framed, Why They Should Be Free”, published by Pathfinder Press. More...

New World Campaign to Demand Release of Cuban Five            

Havana, May 6, 2012.-  Activists and organizations from all over the world have repeated over the past few hours their demand for the U.S. government to release the five Cuban antiterrorists sentenced to long prison terms in that country. More...

Support for the Cuban Five at May Day Celebration                                

IRELAND, May 5, 2012.- Bernie Dwyer, Chairwoman of the Irish “Free the Cuban Five Campaign”, made a presentation on the case to the participants in the trade union Seminar held in Kells Resource Centre, as part of the Jim Connell Festival to mark May Day. More...

The 5th of May for the Cuban 5

REMEMBER!

THIS SATURDAY May 5th, MAKE A CALL, OR SEND A FAX, OR AN E-MAIL, OR A TELEGRAM to the WHITE HOUSE to demand President Obama free the Cuban 5 imprisoned in the United States for defending their homeland. More...

World Students Christian Federation Support the Freedom of the Cuban Five

UNITED STATES, May 3rd, 2012.-  The regional office of North America of the World Students Christian Federation denounced the unjust incarceration of the Cuban Five antiterrorists  imprisoned in the United States, in a letter addressed to the International Committe for the Cuban Five Freedom, to the Cuban Pastoral Platform and religious leaders from the United States. More...

Alarcón Reiterates Demand to the United States to Release the Cuban Five Heroes

HAVANA, May 2nd, 2012.- Ricardo Alarcón de Quesada, President of the Cuban Parliament, demanded to the United States to make justice in the case of the Cuban Five Heroes condemned in that country for fighting against terrorism. More...

Labour T.D. Submits Parliamentary Question on the Cuban Five

IRELAND, May 1, 2012.- Labour T.D. Patrick Nulty tabled a written question to the Tánaiste asking if he was satisfied that the human rights of the Cuban Five were upheld and if he has discussed their case with the US Ambassador to Ireland. More...

Olga Salanueva, Spouse of René González, Received by Uruguayan Chancellor

URUGUAY, April 30, 2012.- The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uruguay, Luis Almagro, received in his office Oga Salanueva who is in Uruguay following an invitation by the Frente Amplio and the Uruguayan Workers Union. During the exchange, the spouse of the Cuban antiterrorist fighter denounced the current situation of the Cuban Five Heroes, who endure long prison sentences for defending their country from the violent actions organized in South Florida against Cuba. More...

Cuban Official of the International Relations Department of Cuban Communist Party´s Central Committee   Holds Meeting with Members of Solidarity Committee with the Cuban five

ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA, April 28, 2012 - An emotional meeting took place at the Embassy of Cuba between members of the solidarity committee for the release of the Cuban five prisoners of the empire and Otto Marrero, official of the International Relations Department of the Central Committee of Cuban Communist Party, who came in a working visit to this country. More...

Laos Reiterates Support for the Cuban Five Heroes Cause

LAOS, April 24, 2012.- Important personalities from Laos ratified the solidarity of their country with the five Cuban Heroes imprisoned by the Empire; support expressed to the Cuban Communist Party delegation presided over by Comrade Víctor Gaute López, member of the Secretariat, which visited the brotherly country from Southeast Asia. More...

Barbadian Parliamentary Manifests Solidarity with the Struggle for Freedom of the Five

BARBADOS, April 21, 2012. – The Honorable Hamilton Lashley, Member of the Parlament  of Barbados by the "Democratic Labour Party", sent a message of solidarity and commitment to the cause of freedom of the Five in the context of the World Day "Five Days by Five. " More...

Caribbean Calypso Icon Claims freedom for the Cuban Five

BARBADOS, April 21, 2012. - Anthony "Mighty" Gabby, a calypso rhythm acknowledged grower and one of the most important caribbean anglophone songwriter said yesterday that "keeping the Five in prison is an act against peace in humanity ". More...

U.S. activists kick off International Meeting of Solidarity with the Five
WASHINGTON, April 19th, 2012. Meetings with senators and other officials at the U.S. Congress in Washington marked the first day of activities of the International Solidarity Meeting for the Cuban Five. More...

Cuban art: banged up abroad

Two Cubans are exhibiting their art in Britain – despite being imprisoned in the US – in a groundbreaking new show
By Duncan Campbell
LONDON, Wednesday 18 April 2012 19.00 BST

A detail from Por Quien Merece Amor (For Those Who Deserve Love) by Antonio Guerrero. (Click to see the full picture)
Two of the artists featured in a new exhibition will definitely not be present on the opening night. More...

Supporters of the Cuban 5 join forces in Washington DC

WASHINGTON DC, April, 19th, 2012. People from the U.S., Canada and Europe are calling on President Obama to listen to the international community and release the Cuban 5 immediately, during the 5 days for the Cuban 5 in Washington DC.  The actions initiated by the International Committee for the Freedom of the Cuban 5 have been endorsed by 272 U.S. and International organizations, and more than 2000 individuals.  More...

 

 

 

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