Events demanding: Free the Cuban Five!

To mark the 16th anniversary of their unjust imprisonment, supporters of the Cuban Five are organizing actions to demand their immediate freedom. The Cuban Five are guilty of nothing more than trying to prevent terrorism, but have been framed and sent to prison in yet another act of aggression by the U.S. government against Cuba. For more information, read this introduction from the National Committee to Free the Cuban Five. The ANSWER Coalition encourages its supporters to attend the events listed below, which will be updated regularly.

San Francisco, Calif.

Friday, Sept. 12

Rally at 5:30 p.m.
24th and Mission St.

Program with Cuban poet Nancy Morejón at 7:00 p.m.
2969 Mission St. (Program)

Click here for details

Washington, D.C.

Evening of Solidarity with the Cuban 5 in Tokoma Park
Thursday, Sept. 11
7:00 p.m.
Casa Rutilio
102 Park Avenue
Takoma Park, Maryland
Special Guest: Attorney José Pertierra

Rally
Friday, Sept. 12
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
The White House
Click here for details

An Evening in Solidarity with the Cuban Five
Saturday, Sept. 13
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
SEIU
1800 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Click here for details

New Haven, Conn.

Forum: Free the Cuban Five!
Saturday, Sept. 13
1:00 p.m.
Wilson Branch Library
303 Washington Ave

New York City, N.Y.

Picket
Friday, Sept. 12
5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
26 Federal Plaza
Take the 4, 5, or 6 to Brooklyn Bridge-City Hall

Film: Will the Real Terrorist Please Stand Up
Saturday, Sept. 20
6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Word Up Community Bookshop / Librería Comunitaria
2113 Amsterdam Avenue @ 165th Street
Suggested donation: $5-$10 (no one will be turned away due to lack of funds)

Letter-writing campaign for the Cuban Five
Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014
7:00 p.m.
CAGE 83A Hester Street (UPSTAIRS)

Meeting on Political Prisoners
Saturday, Oct. 11
1:00 p.m.
Freedom Hall, 113 West 128th St.
Between Malcolm X/Lenox & Adam Clayton Powell Blvds.

Chicago, Ill.

Rally for the Cuban Five
Friday, Sept. 12
4:30-6:30 p.m.
Outside Millennium Park

Albuquerque, N.M.

Forum
Friday, Sept. 12
7:00 p.m.
305 Washington Street SE, Suite C, Albuquerque

Seattle, Wash.

An Evening of Music & Poetry
Friday, Sept. 12
7:00-9:00 p.m.
University Temple United Methodist Church
1415 NE 43rd St.


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