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VANCOUVER CELEBRATES WITH THE WORLD THE RELEASE OF THE CUBAN 5 HEROES!


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Free the Cuban 5 Committee-Vancouver Recommends

"I'm a spy they say." The blog of René González

"Soy un espía dicen." El blog de René González



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Clic aquí para el blog en espanol


NEWSLETTERS

Fall 2014




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Free the Cuban 5 Committee-Vancouver & Vancouver Communities in Solidarity with Cuba (VCSC) present in
CUBAN NATIONAL TV PROGRAM
"MESA REDONDA"

September 12, 2014



Tamara Hansen, coordinator of Vancouver Communities in Solidarity with Cuba (VCSC), was one of the invited guests on the national nightly CubanTV show 'Mesa Redonda'. Tamara spoke about the campaign for the freedom of ALL the Cuban 5 in Canada and the ongoing work of VCSC and the Free the Cuban 5 Committee-Vancouver.

Click here to the read article and watch the video in spanish






Report Back from the 21 Member British Columbia Delegation to the
3rd Annual
"5 Days for the Cuban 5"
Washington DC
June 4-11 2014


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5 Days for the Five Most Successful Yet
By Stephen Kimber

There was the opening two-day conference focusing on the future of US-Cuba relations and featuring participants from around the world… a kick-off press conference at the National Press Club that generated interviews with the Washington Post, NPR and CCTV, not to forget lots of coverage in international media… a concert headlined by the well-known political hip hop group Dead Prez… a Saturday morning bicycle tour of Washington monuments by more than 25 delegates from Vancouver and elsewhere — their bikes festooned with “Obama, Give Me Five!” posters — who arrived at the White House en masse just as the main demonstration began… that 500-strong demonstration and march from the White House to the Justice Department… two intense days of lobbying more than 60 members of Congress by representatives of community, legislative and human rights groups from 31 countries… and even two meetings with senior State Department officials who’d never deigned to respond to requests for meetings in the past!
Not a bad week’s work...

Click here to read the full report from Canadian journalist & author
Stephen Kimber


The Case of the Cuban 5 Becomes a Point of Discussion in Washington DC
Click here to read the report from the International Committee for the Freedom of the Cuban 5




Click here for the "5 Days for the Cuban 5" BC delegation brochure

For more information on
“5 Days for the Cuban 5" visit: http://www.5daysforthecuban5.com







Vancouver's Monthly Picket for the Cuban 5 featured by the Juventud Rebelde Newspaper in Cuba!

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Piquete Mensual de Vancouver para los 5 Cubanos ofrecido por el periódico Juventud Rebelde en Cuba!

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Free the Cuban 5 Committee - Vancouver Radio Interview on Radio-Canada (CBC)



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PHOTOS & REPORT!
West Coast Speaking Tour
March 5-8 2014



8 Events in 4 Days for the 5 Cuban Heroes – West Coast Tour Featuring the Cuban Ambassador to Canada and Author Stephen Kimber a Great Success!

8 More Solidarity Events Across Canada and Internationally Make 16 Events in Total!

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HAGA CLIC AQUÍ PARA FOTOS Y REPORTE EN ESPAÑOL!

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100th Protest Action Website
vancouver100cuban5protests.com








Free the Cuban 5 Committee Vancouver Interview on Radio India 1600 AM about Vancouver's 100th Monthly Protest Action to free ALL the Cuban 5!





Commemorative Posters
of the 5 Cuban Heroes.



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of the poster!



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of the poster!



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of the poster!


CUBAN 5 BROCHURE



"The Case of the 5 Cuban Heroes
Prisoners of Empire"


By the Free the Cuban 5 Committee Vancouver





"Volveran!"

Poems in commemoration
of 10 years of their unjust
imprisonment in US jails


A collection of poems for the 5 Cuban heroes
by Vancouver social justice activists






Letters of Love and Hope

Introduced by Alice Walker,
with a preface by Cuban poet Nancy Morejón





Will the Real Terrorist
Please Stand Up

Wednesday December 17, 2014

HISTORIC VICTORY!
THE CUBAN 5 HEROES HAVE BEEN RELEASED AND RETURNED TO CUBA!



CLICK here to read Free the Cuban 5 Committee statement (ENG/ESP)

CLICK here to read statement by the Cuban President Raul Castro





Monday January 5th 2015
CELEBRATING FREEDOM OF ALL THE CUBAN 5 FROM U.S.A. PRISONS!




7:00 PM
Joe’s Cafe (North Hall)
1150 Commercial Dr.
Vancouver, BC





Wednesday November 5th 2014
Second Bicycle Rally and 108th Monthly Protest Picket Action for the Cuban 5




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October 5th 2014
FIRST VANCOUVER'S BICYCLE RALLY & 107th MONTHLY PROTEST FOR THE CUBAN 5




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English / Español

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September 12-13, 2014

Vancouver & Seattle mark the 16th anniversary of the imprisonment of the Cuban 5 in U.S. jails



Click here to see photos from the all-day conference and the poetry night for the Cuban 5!



Cuban 5 Hero
Fernando González
Returns to Cuba!

A great step forward in the campaign to free ALL the Cuban 5 Heroes unjustly held in U.S. jails


Fernando pictured in Cuba with his wife Rosa Aurora and his family

On February 27 2014, Cuban 5 Hero Fernando González was released from U.S. prison after serving an unjust sentance of over 15 years. On February 28th 2014 he returned to Cuba to his family and his people. This is a grat step forward in the campaign to Free the Cuban 5 Heroes and now is the time to increase our efforts so that Gerardo, Antonio and Ramon are also freed and at home in Cuba with their loved ones.
FREE ALL THE CUBAN 5 NOW!


Click here to see photos from Fernandos arrival in Cuba!

A Letter to Fernando from the Free the Cuban 5 Committee - Vancouver
February 27, 2014

A Letter to Rene from the Free the Cuban 5 Committee - Vancouver
February 27, 2014

A Letter to Gerardo, Antonio and Ramon from the Free the Cuban 5 Committee - Vancouver
February 27, 2014

An interview with Fernando González just before his release from prison...






55 Voices for the Cuban 5!

A new video campaign to free the Cuban 5 launched by the National Friendship Association Italy - Cuba. 55 celebrities from the world of politics, culture, entertainment and sport, have today requested President Barack Obama free the Cuban 5. check out the videos through the website:
www.vitadura.it



Prensa Latina News Agency

Canadians with Yellow Ribbons Demand:
Free the Cuban Five




September 10, 2013

Canadian organizations in British Columbia have joined a yellow-ribbon campaign to demand freedom for the Cuban Five, who have been held in U.S. prisons for the last 15 years...

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Vancouver Continues the
'Yellow Ribbon for the Cuban 5 Campaign'

October 19, 2013
Vancouver Event with Javier Domokos,
Cuban Consul General in Toronto

Click here to view the written report and photos!

Watch video footage of the event aired
by Working TV in Vancouver BC!


Pt. 1 of 2: Vancouver Cuban 5 Yellow Ribbon Campaign
Pt. 2 of 2: Vancouver Cuban 5 Yellow Ribbon Campaign

Co-organized by the Free the Cuban 5 Committee - Vancouver
& Vancouver Communities in Solidarity with Cuba (VCSC)



Vancouver, BC, Canada:
Radio Interview for the Cuban 5 Heroes & the New 'Yellow Ribbon' Campaign!




On September 7, 2013 Azza Rojbi, Co-coordinator of the Free the Cuban 5 Committee - Vancouver and Tamara Hansen, Coordinator of Vancouver Communities in Solidarity with Cuba (VCSC) went on the air on Co-op radio's America Latina al Dia for an interview about the Cuban 5 Heroes, the 15th anniversary of their unjust imprisonment and the new Yellow Ribbon Campaign for their immediate freedom.




Direct form Cuba!
Beautiful New Video for the Cuban 5 Heroes

"Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Old Oak Tree"



On the 15th anniversary of the arrest of the Cuban Five, the Hero of the Republic of Cuba Rene Gonzalez, has asked his people to saturate the island with yellow ribbons. "My desire is that on September 12 yellow ribbons will appear in trees, on balconies, on people's arms, on their pets or however they want to display it. That way this expression will make it impossible for visitors and the foreign media to ignore the fact that the Cuban people are still waiting for four of their sons who are imprisoned in the United States."



FC5C-VANCOUVER MENTIONED
ON CUBAN NATIONAL TV PROGRAM
"MESA REDONDA"


MAY 28, 2013



Kenia Serrano, president of the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP), talks about the international campaign to free the Cuban 5 and highlights the ongoing work of the Free the Cuban 5 Committee-Vancouver on national nightly CubanTV.

Version with English subtitles coming soon!

Click here to watch the full episode of Mesa Redonda



Letter from René González to
Free the Cuban 5 Committee-Vancouver



Click here to read the letter from René González
to Free the Cuban 5 Committee - Vancouver




BCIT NEWS COVERAGE

FREE THE CUBAN 5 PICKET ACTION,
VANCOUVER, CANADA.
JAN 5TH, 2013



Supporters of the Cuban 5 gathered in the
heart of downtown Vancouver for the 86th
consecutive monthly protest demanding,
“Free the Cuban 5 Now!”



        CUBAN 5 POSTCARD CAMPAIGNS



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of the postcard!




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of the postcard!




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UNITED FOR THE FREEDOM OF THE CUBAN 5!