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U.S. Rallies for the Cuban 5 on Sep. 12: Hartford, WashDC, NYC, Chicago

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  • Walter Lippmann
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      Subject: U.S. Rallies for the Cuban 5 on Sep. 12: Hartford, WashDC, NYC, Chicago
      Date: Sep 6, 2013 10:49 AM
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      We encourage all Cuban 5 and Cuba solidarity groups to have protests on September 12 to free the Cuban 5. This September 12 is the 15th anniversary and these occasions show the US government, Cuba and ourselves a sign of our national movement.
          Chicago Committee to Free the Cuban 5
       
         So far there are rallies in Washington, DC, Hartford, CT, New York City, Chicago:
       
      Hartford, CT
      Picket Federal Building, 450 Main Street
      September 12
      5-6 PM
       
      Washington, DC
      Thursday, September 12
      12 noon
      At the White House
      (across the street from Lafayette Park)

       
      New York City
      Thursday  Sept. 12,  @ 5pm
      Rally and Picket at 26 Federal Plaza
       
       
      Chicago
      Thursday September 12
      4:30 – 6:00 pm
      Federal Plaza
      Dearborn and Adams
       
       
      September 12th, 2013 is an international day of action, marking the 15th year anniversary of the arrest of the Cuban 5. These U.S. held Cuban political prisoners were incarcerated for protecting Cuba from U.S. sponsored terrorist actions. One has returned to Cuba after having completed his sentence, the others remain imprisoned.
       
      The Cuban 5 (Gerardo Hernández, Rene Gonzalez, Antonio Guerrero, Ramon Labanino, Fernando Gonzalez), sent by Cuba to report on the anti-Cuban terrorist networks operating in Miami. They collected information for Cuba, which gave much of it to the FBI to thwart a terrorist plot to blow up a civilian airliner heading to Cuba. Those the Cuban 5 monitored included Orlando Bosch and Posada Carriles, guilty of blowing up a Cuban passenger plane in 1976, killing 73 civilians. Bosch was pardoned by Bush Sr.  Luis Posada Carriles remains free in Miami. Yet the FBI did not arrest the Miami terrorists, but jailed the Cuban 5 in 1998. They were convicted of “conspiracy” to commit murder and espionage, and sentenced from 15 years to life. The UN Human Rights Commission, 10 Nobel Prize winners, and even Amnesty International have condemned their trial.  
            thecuban5.org,      freethefive.org,      antiterroristas.cu
      
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           WALTER LIPPMANN
           Los Angeles, California
           Editor-in-Chief, CubaNews
           http://groups.yahoo.com/group/CubaNews/
           "Cuba - Un Paraíso bajo el bloqueo"
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