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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


Click Here to View Photos on Flickr!

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



NEW



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

>> click here to read the article in Spanish <<


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

>> clic aquí para leer el artículo en espanol<<



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



Click here for the article in Spanish




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!

CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS & REPORT!

HAGA CLIC AQUÍ PARA FOTOS Y REPORTE EN ESPAÑOL!

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FLICKR

TWITTER
#100Cuban5Pickets
#100Protestas5Cubanos

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!






'Voices for the Five' and the International Commission of Inquiry into the
Case of the Cuban 5
in London, MARCH 7-8, 2014.


Voices for the Five

>> Commission of Inquiry
Report & Photos


>> Preliminary conclusions of the Commission of Inquiry

An international coalition of campaigners, solidarity groups, legal professionals, human rights organisations, politicians, trade unions and international personalities, fighting for freedom and justice for the Cuban 5.

You can add your Voice to the campaign for justice by adding your photo, message and video here:
www.voicesforthefive.com



Video from the Free the Cuban 5 Committee - Vancouver

British Columbia, Canada Actions & Yellow Ribbon Campaign for Our 5 Cuban Heroes



WE WANT TO SEE MORE YELLOW RIBBONS EVERYWHERE!


>> Por la Versión en Español






View report & photos from the
British Columbia, Canada
'Yellow Ribbons for the Cuban 5' Campaign & Actions Protesting the 15th Anniversary of the Arrest of the Cuban 5 Heroes

English / Español

September 12 - 15, 2013



Free the 5 Cuban Heroes Now!

Spring 2014 - ed.4 - Newsletter of the Free
the Cuban 5 Committee - Vancouver, Canada






Free the 5 Cuban Heroes Now!

Spring 2014 - ed.2 - Newsletter of the Free
the Cuban 5 Committee - Vancouver, Canada






Free the 5 Cuban Heroes Now!

Fall 2013 - Issue 2 Newsletter of the Free
the Cuban 5 Committee - Vancouver, Canada






Free the 5 Cuban Heroes Now!

Fall 2013 - Newsletter of the Free
the Cuban 5 Committee - Vancouver, Canada






Free the 5 Cuban Heroes Now!

Spring 2013 - Issue 2 Newsletter of the Free
the Cuban 5 Committee - Vancouver, Canada






Free the 5 Cuban Heroes Now!

Spring 2013 - Issue 1 Newsletter of the Free
the Cuban 5 Committee - Vancouver, Canada






Commemorative Posters
of the 5 Cuban Heroes.



Click here for a pdf version
of the poster!



Click here for a pdf version
of the poster!



Click here for a pdf version
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

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!





Sunday October 5th 2014
INTERNATIONAL DAY OF ACTION!
107th MONTHLY PROTEST IN VANCOUVER

Marking the 38th anniversary of the air Cubana flight bombing by terrorist Luis Posada Carriles




3:30 - 5PM
Picket Action
U.S. Consulate
1075 W. Pender St. @ Thurlow St.
Downtown Vancouver, BC





Vancouver Communities in Solidarity with Cuba (VCSC) & Free The Cuban 5 Committee - Vancouver


2014 Peoples Social Forum in Ottawa, Canada!



CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS!




August 5th

105 Monthly Protest Action

Free All The Cuban 5 Now!

CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS!
GET INVOLVED!

Next Organising Meeting

Thursday September 25, 2014
7PM
Joe's Cafe
In Large North Hall
1150 Commercial Dr. at William St

Everyone Welcome!

Call 604-719-6947 or email
freethe5vancouver@gmail.com
for more info







The Cuban 5
Winners of the 2014
Global Exchange
Human Rights Award!

Click here to read more!




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...

Click here for full article



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.



Bowen Island BC Undercurent Newspaper Media coverage:

Bowen Island event in solidarity with the Cuban 5




September 05, 2013

When I heard the family members of the Cuban 5 speak six years ago, I was moved by the hardship of separation and the even greater battle for justice. But now the heartache and injustice has only grown as this September will mark 15 years that the Cuban 5 have been imprisoned in U.S. jails. In the eyes of the people of Cuba and anyone who believes in justice, the Cuban 5 are heroes and should be freed immediately....

Click here for full article



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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of the postcard!




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of the postcard!




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