[Pnews] October 5th for the Cuban Five
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Fri Oct 4 11:45:14 EDT 2013
International Committee for the null Freedom of the Cuban 5
October 5th for the Cuban 5
Obama: The World is Waiting for a Gesture From You.
Free Them Now!
On the fifth of each month for the past sixteen months, without
interruption, various personalities from the U.S. and other countries
have sent letters to President Obama at the White House expressing their
concern for the Cuban 5 and calling for their release.
The authors of these letters have included intellectuals, religious
leaders, trade unionists, actors, writers, lawyers and academics, to
this date none of them have received a response
On this October 5th, the International Committee for the Freedom of the
Cuban 5 reiterates what was expressed in a letter that on September 12
was rejected by a security guard of the White House and was sent by
"The Five committed no crime, and did not threaten U.S. national
security...As you know, the Five were arrested on September 12, 1998.
The Chief of the FBI in Miami, Héctor Pesquera, used tremendous
resources to arrest them..."
"The FBI and government agencies knew that the Five posed no threat to
U.S. national security, as was testified by General James Clapper, your
current Director of National Intelligence, and other high ranking
officials during the trial."
"With profound concern we ask ourselves if the unjust imprisonment of
these men and the outrageous sentences against them were in fact a
*Click here to read the letter
This October 6 will mark the 37th anniversary of the brutal terrorist
attack against a Cuban civilian airliner in which 73 innocent people
lost their lives in 1976. Seventy-three families are still demanding
justice while the perpetrators of this terrible crime live freely in Miami.
*We must continue to push President Obama to put an end to this
hypocrisy. We should demand that he jail or extradite Luis Posada
Carriles to Venezuela and release the Cuban 5 Now!*
REMEMBER ON SATURDAY OCTOBER 5TH TO CONTACT PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA TO
JOIN THE WORLDWIDE DEMAND FOR THE FREEDOM OF THE CUBAN 5
*DIFFERENT WAYS TO REACH THE WHITE HOUSE *
*By phone: 202-456-1111 (If nobody answers the phone leave a message)*
If calling from outside the United States, dial first the International
+ 1 (US country code) followed by 202-456-1111
*By Fax: 202-456-2461*
If fax is sent from outside the United States, dial first the
Code + 1 (US country code) followed by 202-456-2461
*To send an e-mail*: president at whitehouse.gov
*To send a letter*:
President Barack Obama
The White House
1600 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20500
SEND AN ONLINE MESSAGE TO PRESIDENT OBAMA
Freedom Archives 522 Valencia Street San Francisco, CA 94110 415
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