Senate resolution honoring Cuban political prisoner Jose Daniel Ferrer passes with a unanimous vote

A resolution in the U.S. Senate presented by Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL) recognizing Cuban opposition leader and political prisoner Jose Daniel Ferrer has passed unanimously.

Via Democratic Spaces:

On Jan 12, 2022, Senator Rick Scott presented a resolution in the United States Senate honouring José Daniel Ferrer García, leader of the Patriotic Union of Cuba, Cubadecide promoter and president of the Council for Democratic Transition in Cuba. Ferrer has been a freedom activist for 30 years. It has been declared Prisoner of Conscience by Amnesty International on two occasions and it is the 2020 Truman-Reagan Medal of Freedom laureate. The senate resolution which was passed unanimously, also honours all Cuban Democracy activist and condemns the “illegitimate communist Cuban regimen’s human rights abuses.”

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