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International Commission meet in London for the Five

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The International Committee to meet in London on 7 and 8 March, strengthen the call for freedom for the Cuban Five imprisoned in the United States yet, said Monday the Belgian activist Katrien Demuynck.

It is a meeting of its size and massive support from both individuals and the general public can have a major impact, while at the same time is a huge challenge, said Demuynck, European coordinator of the campaign for the release of Gerardo Hernandez, Ramon Labañino, Antonio Guerrero and Fernando González.

We start from the realization that they are 15 years of unjust imprisonment and dissatisfaction that we have done a lot in the campaign worldwide, but not enough to win their freedom, he said.

René González was sentenced alongside them, is already in Cuba because it fulfilled full conviction, emphasized dialogue via telephone des-Belgian Prensa Latina. The Commission-said-will be led by a prestigious international jury, by the former president of the Supreme Court of India Yogesh Kumar Sabharwal, the former magistrate of the Constitutional Court of South Africa Zakeria Yacacoob Mohammed, and the former president of the Supreme Court of France Philippe Texier.  It is also confirmed “the presence of the distinguished American writer Alice Walker , winner of the Pulitzer Prize for his book The Color Purple, former prosecutor and general Ramsey Clark U.S. ”

In addition, with the participation of relatives of the five witnesses and terrorism against Cuba, as commented Demuynck, founder on Belgian soil Socialist Cuba Initiative Event and Present Che.

The International Commission of Inquiry will be divided into five sessions that take place at the Law Society in London. The the Coordinator of the European Committee said that “the last session will focus on the conditions of detention of the Five in Miami and the right to family visits.” A webpage to promote the event was  launched in October 2013  www.vocesporloscinco.com.

According to the program, it also make a great charity concert, where they hope to collect about two thousand participants. Guest artists are the renowned Cuban performers Omara Portuondo and Eliades Ochoa, “who reported and who will be with us.” (PL) GGG

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