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Vancouver Conference for the Cuban 5 Marking 16 Years of Unjust Imprisonment

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Vancouver Conference for the Cuban 5 Marking 16 Years of Unjust Imprisonment

Time: September 13, 2014 from 2pm to 9:30pm
Location: Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House
Street: 800 E Broadway, near Fraser St.
City/Town: Vancouver
Phone: 604-719-6947
Event Neighbourhood and Type: mount, pleasant, conference
Organized By: Free the Cuban 5 Committee-Vancouver
Latest Activity: Sep 6, 2014

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Event Description

1>> || SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 13, 2014
All-day conference in Vancouver to mark the 16th anniversary of the imprisonment of the Cuban 5 in U.S. jails

16 years of Injustice!
Free ALL the Cuban 5!
Film- Guest Speakers- Discussion- Cultural activities- & more!

2PM Registration
Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House
800 E Broadway, near Fraser St.
Vancouver, Canada

September 12th, 2014 marks another year of unjust U.S. imprisonment of the 5 Cuban Heroes. The last 16 years have seen ever growing support and activities for the 5 Cuban Heroes around the world. Although two of the five, René and Fernando, have completed their sentences and returned to Cuba, they have vowed that they will not be free until ALL 5 heroes are free, we echo them in this call! We must take a stand for freedom for the remaining three, Gerardo, Antonio and Ramon! Let us use this 16 years of injustice to unite in Vancouver, across Canada and around the world to demand the immediate freedom of ALL 5 heroes.

The Free the Cuban 5 Committee-Vancouver would like to ask for your support and for you to join with us to make this 16th anniversary the last that our 5 heroes spend apart and locked behind U.S prison bars. Together we will free ALL the Cuban 5!

Conference will be held in English with translation into Spanish available!

To join the event on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/358356967650356/
To view poster: http://www.freethe5vancouver.ca/posters/2014/140912-free-the-cuban-5-anniversary.pdf

2 >> || “5 Heroes – Only 1 Heart” Poetry Night for the Cuban 5 (Seattle, WA)
Friday September 12th, 2014
7PM
University Temple United Methodist Church
1415 NE 43rd St, Seattle, WA 98105

Join supporters of the 5 Cuban Heroes from Vancouver and Seattle for a night of poetry and music dedicated to the 5 Cuban Heroes on the 16th anniversary of their unjust imprisonment. This event will also be the release of a new book of poetry about the Cuban 5, to contribute to the book of poetry, continue reading below!

To join the event on Facebook visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/695168843911422/

Co-organized by the Seattle-Cuba Friendship Committee & Free the Cuban 5 Committee-Vancouver in partnership with Vancouver Communities in Solidarity with Cuba (VCSC), US Women and Cuba Collaboration and National Committee to Free the Cuban 5 – Seattle

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Free the Cuban 5 Committee-Vancouver
Member of the Canadian Network on Cuba (CNC)
604-719-6947
freethe5vancouver@gmail.com
http://www.freethe5vancouver.ca/
http://vancouver100cuban5protests.com/
Follow us on Twitter: @Freethe5_Van
Join us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/groups/22825164484/

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