Unity in Action to Work for the Freedom of the Cuban 5
From November 13 - 17 about 300 delegates from 51 countries gathered in the city of Holguin Cuba to participate in the IX International Colloquium for the Freedom of the Five Cuban Heroes and Against Terrorism. The IX Colloquium was rewarded with the presence of the Hero of the Republic of Cuba René González, relatives of the Five, relatives of the victims of Barbados, the President of the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples, Kenya Serrano, authorities of the province of Holguín and other distinguished guests.
Another significant part of this event was when former U.S. Attorney General Ramsey Clark was awarded the Order of the Solidarity of the Republic of Cuba.
For his part, Sergio Marinoni, President of the National Association of Friendship Italy-Cuba announced that 55 personalities including Martin Sheen, Ascanio Celestini, Angela Davis and Carla Fracci recorded messages with the common goal of asking Obama to end the injustice that has lasted 15 years. To see the messages here
Also within the framework of the Colloquium Edith Glaif, legendary Argentine fighter, member of the Argentina League for Human Rights and founder of the Argentine Committee for the Freedom of the Five was awarded the Medal of Friendship.
The Colloquium was closed with the reading of the Final Declaration, which will serve as a guide to solidarity actions in 2014 by friends and committees from all over the world who fight for peace, justice
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Final Declaration of the 9th International Colloquium for the Freedom of the Cuban Five