WHEREAS Ramon Labañino, Rene Gonzalez, Fernando Gonzalex, Antonio Guerrero and Gerardo Hernandez, known as the Cuban 5, were unjustly arrestad in Miami, United States and condemned originally to four life sentences and 77 years in U.S. prisons collectively; and
WHEREAS none of the charges reflected violence against United States, use of weapons or property damage. They made no threats or injury to anyone and there was no transfer of U.S. government documents or classified materials; and
WHEREAS the Cuban 5 recognized their misión to infiltrate and monitor activities of anti-Cuban groups operating in Miami and report planned threats to the Cuban government to protect their people; and
WHEREAS in similar circumstances the government of United States has quickly expelled suspected agents of other countries without long-term prison sentences.
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the USW will continue working with Workers Uniting to secure the prompt freedom of the Cuban 5.
Submitted by Local/Soumise par la section locale 8300