NATIONAL COMMITTEE TO FREE THE CUBAN FIVE
Comité Nacional por la Libertad de los Cinco Cubanos

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September 23, Washington, D.C.

March to the White House!

Demonstration & Public Forum
to demand:

Free the Cuban Five from U.S. prison!

Momentum is building for the march!
Read all about it here

Postering for the March in New York City

We are appealing to all supporters of the Cuban Five to:

  • Endorse the September 23 March and Public Forum  
  • Come to Washington on September 23 and bring your organization, friends, co-workers or students. In many cities transportation is being organized. A complete, updated list is found below. If you can become a local organizing/transportation center, let us know.

  • Download and circulate the flyer (Download the Spanish version here)
  • Display this button on your website to help promote the march:
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  • Make as generous a donation as possible to help cover the many expenses – buses, flyers, posters, placards, mailings, transportation for speakers, sound, etc. – involved in putting on these events, and carrying out the overall campaign to Free the Five.

For bus and carpool information, contact the cities below:

Demands of the demonstration:

  • Free the Five Now!
  • Extradite Luis Posada Carriles to Venezuela
  • Grant visas to wives of the Five for family visits
  • Justice for Orlando Letelier and Ronnie Moffit
  • Justice for the 73 victims of the 1976 Cubana airlines plane bombing
  • End the 47-year war and blockade against Cuba

Schedule of Events :

  • Thursday, Sept. 21: Press Conference
  • Saturday, Sept. 23: March on the White House
    11:00 a.m.: Gather at the Justice Department, 10th St. and Pennsylvania Ave., N.W. (map)
  • Saturday, Sept. 23: Public Forum
    2:00 p.m.: George Washington University, Funger Hall, G Street between 22nd and 23rd St. (map)
    List of speakers:
    • Wayne Smith, former chief, U.S. Interests Section in Havana
    • Saul Landau, fellow, Institute for Policy Studies
    • Leonard Weinglass, Cuban Five attorney
    • Francisco Letelier, son of Orlando Letelier, assassinated in D.C. in 1976
    • José Pertierra, Attorney for Venezuela in Posada extradition request
    • Livio Di Celmo, brother of Fabio, victim of anti-Cuba terrorism
    • Heidi Boghosian, National Lawyers Guild Executive Director
    • Families of Victims of the Oct. 6, 1976 bombing, Cubana flight 455 near Barbados
    • Andrés Gómez, coordinator, Antonio Maceo Brigade
    • Peta Lindsay, ANSWER Coalition
    • Akbar Muhammad, International Representative, Nation of Islam
    • Gloria La Riva, coordinator, National Committee to Free the Cuban Five

Co-sponsors:

  • National Committee to Free the Cuban Five
  • National Lawyers Guild
  • National Network on Cuba
  • FMLN-USA
  • La Alianza Martiana
  • A.N.S.W.E.R. Coalition (Act Now to Stop War and End Racism)
  • Nation Of Islam

Endorsers:

  • Action Center For Justice (Charlotte, NC)
  • ActionLA
  • Alberto Lovera Bolivarian Circle
  • All-African Peoples Revolutionary Party (GC)
  • Alliance for Global Justice
  • ATTAC Germany
  • Bolivarian Circle 'Chief Tierra Blanca' (Denver, CO)
  • Bolivarian Youth
  • Broward [FL] Anti-War Coalition
  • California Coalition for Women Prisoners
  • Campaign for Labor Rights
  • Canadian Union of Postal Workers
  • Caribbean and Latin America Support Project (CLASP)
  • Casa de las Americas
  • Chicago Committee to Defend the Bill of Rights
  • Comité Liberté pour les Cinq - Luxembourg
  • Committee for Justice to Defend the Los Angeles Eight
  • Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador (CISPES)
  • Communist Party USA
  • Critical Resistance, Oakland
  • Cuban American Alliance Education Fund
  • Cuba Solidarity Campaign (UK) Manchester Area Branch
  • Cuba Solidarity NY
  • Every Church A Peace Church-TV
  • Fair Trade Resource
  • Free the Cuban  Five - Toronto Committee
  • Friends of the Five Committee (Nicaragua)
  • George Washington University Progressive Student Union
  • Greater Hartford (CT) Coalition on Cuba
  • Haiti-Cuba-Venezuela Project  (Washington, DC)
  • Hands Off Venezuela!
  • Iniciativa Cuba Socialista - Belgium
  • International Action Center
  • International Museum of Human Rights at San Diego
  • Kennesaw State University Campus Greens
  • Latin America Solidarity Coalition
  • Latino Movement USA
  • Liga Argentina Por Los Derechos Del Hombre
  • Louisville Free the Five Committee
  • National Coalition to Free the Angola 3
  • Nicaragua Network
  • Nicaragua Solidarity Committee
  • N.Y. Committee to Free the Cuban Five
  • Orange County Peace and Freedom Party
  • Party for Socialism and Liberation
  • Pastors for Peace/IFCO
  • Peace and Freedom Party of Orange County, California
  • Phi Delta Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi (National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society)
  • Political Discussion League of Guilderland
  • Primer Museo Suramericano "Ernesto Che Guevara"
  • Progressive Democrats of the Santa Monica Mountains
  • San Diego Friends of Cuba Committee
  • Socialist Action
  • Socialist Workers Party
  • The Time is Now (Miami, FL)
  • UAH College Democrats (Huntsville, AL)
  • U.S.-Cuba Friendship Society of San Diego
  • U.S.-El Salvador Sister Cities
  • Venceremos Brigade
  • Venezuela Solidarity Network
  • Veterans for Peace-Orange County Chapter
  • Young Socialists (U.S.)

 

 
National Committee to Free the Cuban Five
2489 Mission St., #24
San Francisco, CA 94110
www.freethefive.org
Sign up online to get involved & volunteer!
Call: 415.821.6545
Fax: 415.821.5782
Email: freethefive@freethefive.org