Dissidents from Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua cry out for their political prisoners in Los Angeles
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It is one of the Orange Buses that run through the streets of Downtown Los Angeles, the location of America’s IX Summit. In his back, for all the world to see, A flashy advertisement welcomes the continent’s countries who take part in the convention, traversing the streets and paths of this vast city microcosm between Salvadoran, Korean, Mexican or Philippine territories.
Another poster is attached to the ad in the same vehicle, in this case for Los Justicioras. It doesn’t refer to the summit, but it seems, because the same justice, whatever it is, is what they want. Fighters from Venezuela, Cuba and Nicaragua Those who have come to California to raise their voices, something that could put them in jail, even life, in their home.
“Here civil society won, States like Mexico are not ready to blackmail if they do not invite dictatorship, Instead, he invoked civil societies, reinforcing the idea that governments are due to their citizens, not citizens to their governments, the essence of democracy. Political prisoners, democratic change and the end of dictatorships have been reflected without any hindrance. The speakers here are not representatives of the dictatorship, But citizens who suffer that oppression in the context of growing authoritarianism“, Cuban activist Carolina Barrero, who is part of a Caribbean women’s brave group that doesn’t forget the 1,046 political prisoners who live in Castro’s dungeons, according to the latest report from prisoner defenders, stern el Mundo. The dictatorships excluded from all three summits add up to 1,463 prisoners for political reasons, when added to Venezuela, 237 and Nicaragua 180.
Latin American Youth Network Also took advantage of the most cinematic city on the planet To remember his inmates on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, installing more than 100 stars to his name. Several Cuban activists went to the Gloria Delson gallery on Wednesday night to present a book about artist Luis Manuel Otero Alcantara, leader of the San Isidro movement.
“I want to ask democratic governments that they do not continue to participate in this terrible game“claimed 11J Justice Forum coordinator Salome García Bacalo, who recalled one of Castroism’s records during his speech on the panel “Peaceful Demonstrations in Latin America”: Since 2003 it has allowed international organizations, such as the Red. The cross is not given to enter the country’s jails.
,No more concession to dictatorshipIt is time for America’s democracies to unite in support of the independence of the Cuban people!” said Rosa Mara Pe, the founder of Cuba Decide, which helped to gather a large group of activists and dissidents to sing the libertarian anthem Patria. In the first line, Barrero, García Bacalao, Anamelli Ramos and artist Claudia Genlui are in charge of making Otero Alcantara’s work visible to the world.
If there is anything that deeply disturbs the Cuban Revolution The influence reached by the dissidents of the world of culture isBecause its old stars no longer shine like before. Granma, the official bulletin of the Communist Party of Cuba, highlighted a meeting yesterday between Luis Almagro, general secretary of the Organization of American States, and singer Yotuel Romero, one of the artists of the Americas. Motherland and life“In an act that displays contempt for the true civil society of Cuba.”
Activists in Venezuela and Nicaragua have also fought the good fight in Los Angeles. Socorro Corrales of April’s Mothers remembered his son, student Orlando Prez: “They killed me for helping the elderly protesting on the streets, Ortega-Murillos is a murderous government.”
“Nicaragua is a big prison,” insisted Victoria Cárdenas, wife of presidential candidate Sebastian Chamorro, who has already served more than a year in prison. One conclusion is that for all these checkpoints It also includes Cuba and Venezuela.
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