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Ricardo Alarcón de Quesada

Alarcon: Obama Needs to be Pressed so He Makes a Decision

Ricardo Alarcón de Quesada 44%


The fiveHAVANA, Cuba -  We should do our best so more and more people know about this reality and create a climate that forces President Obama to make a decision, stated Cuban Parliament President Ricardo Alarcon during a forum of the civil society for The Five.

While addressing participants in the second edition of this meeting, sponsored by the United Nations Association of Cuba (ACNU), Alarcon made reference to the current situation faced by Gerardo Hernandez, Fernando Gonzalez, Ramon Labañino, Antonio Guerrero and Rene Gonzalez.

He recalled that Rene should be released on October 7, after serving a sentence of 15 years in prison, and that now he has been punished again since he will have to serve three years of supervised release in US territory.

It’s now up to President Obama to make a decision, he commented, so we should increase international solidarity so world public pressure manages to achieve the release of The Five and the return of Rene to his homeland.  

In spite of this sum of exceptional and unprecedented events in this case, due justice is attained and a denunciation on the mainstream media doesn’t take place either, and the case continues to be silenced; there’s the rub, he said, in the media blockade imposed




2011.09.19 - 09:24:36 / radiorebelde.icrt.cu

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