Fourth International Colloquium on The Five

The Fourth International Colloquium for the release of five Cuban anti-terrorist fighters, unfairly imprisoned in the United States, will take place this weekend.

The meeting will bring together more than one hundred delegates from Latin America, Europe and Africa, the National News Agency reported.

Relatives of Ramon Labañino, Gerardo Hernandez, Fernando Gonzalez, Antonio Guerrero and Rene Gonzalez will update participants in the colloquium on the state of the denials of permissions to visit those men at prison, the note stressed.

Political activists, journalists, lawyers and writers of the world, as well as civil rights fighter Angela Davis, a symbol of battle for African-Americans, are expected to attend the event.

The Five, as they are universally known, have been serving unfair and harsh sentences in US separate high-security prisons since 1998, ranging from 15 years to double life imprisonment.

Their real crime was gathering information about terrorist activities carried out by anti-Cuban organizations in Miami, Florida, to prevent the deaths of Cuban and even US citizens.