PINAR DEL RIO


support babalú


Your donations help fund
our continued operation

do you babalú?

what they’re saying


bestlatinosmall.jpg

quotes.gif

activism


ozt_bilingual


buclbanner

recommended reading





babalú features





recent comments


  • asombra: In the top photo, note who’s doing the talking, and how the token Negro sits quietly like a good boy.

  • asombra: Not nearly as deaf as those who wouldn’t listen to basic reason in 2008, and especially in 2012. I am seriously fed up...

  • asombra: I wonder sometimes if these people ever hear themselves write, so to speak. Would they ever criticize ANYTHING said against a...

  • asombra: Veiga looks like Saladrigas, and the other stooge has a Joe García air. Imagine that.

  • asombra: The NYT is not vying to be Granma North–it already is, and even I am somewhat surprised at how overtly it’s been...

search babalu

babalú archives

frequent topics


elsewhere on the net



realclearworld

Ros-Lehtinen: We Must Stand in Solidarity with Iván Fernández Depestre and 11-Million Cubans Enslaved by Castro Regime

From the offices of U.S. Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen:

We Must Stand in Solidarity with Iván Fernández Depestre and the 11 Million Cubans Enslaved by the Castro Regime, Says Ros-Lehtinen

“The international community must express solidarity with the 11 million Cubans oppressed by the Castros and it must demand the immediate release of not only Iván but all those innocent Cubans being held unjustly in Castro's gulags”

(WASHINGTON) – U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa, made the following statement regarding the unjust imprisonment of democracy advocate Iván Fernández Depestre, his deteriorating health, and the continued violation of human rights by the Castro regime in Cuba. Statement by Ros-Lehtinen:

“The unjust imprisonment of peaceful democracy advocate Iván Fernandez Depestre by the Castro regime is outrageous, and I am very concerned about his deteriorating health as he continues his hunger strike. Iván displayed great bravery in choosing to stand up for his fellow countrymen and women and protest the brutal oppression of the Castro brothers. And for doing so, he was arrested and handed an arbitrary 2-year prison term on bogus charges commonly used to imprison freedom fighters.

“The international community must express solidarity with the 11 million Cubans oppressed by the Castros and it must demand the immediate release of not only Iván but all those innocent Cubans being held unjustly in Castro's gulags. The dictators must know that the world will not stand by and watch them stomp on basic human rights but that it is watching vigilantly and is working to help the opposition attain the freedom and dignity that the Cuban people deserve.”

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-aEEj9WVhjoU/UhwkAWyJ_BI/AAAAAAAAOo0/ALg4oprljtM/s1600/if.jpg

Comments are closed.