HAVANA, Cuba, May 13 (acn) Members of the Spanish movement of solidarity with Cuba asked Barack Obama to exercise his power as president of the United States to release the five Cuban antiterrorist fighters imprisoned
in American jails.

In a meeting at Puerta del Sol square in Madrid, the Cuban Five supporters held up Cuban flags and placards with pictures of Gerardo Hernandez, Ramon Labañino, Antonio Guerrero, Fernando Gonzalez and Rene Gonzalez, Prensa Latina reported.

Among hundreds of people who passed by, they distributed pamphlets with information about the biased trial to which the Cuban Five were submitted and on which they were condemned to unfair and outrageous prison terms.

The members of the Spanish Movement continued to collect signatures for the one-million signature campaign launched by the group in favor of the Cuban Five’s case.

In related news, a meeting in support of the Cuban antiterrorist fighters took place at the Main Hall of the Amilcar Cabral University in Guinea Bissau with the participation of more than 200 Guineans, among them high-ranking officials, Cuban doctors and Cuban and South African ambassadors to that country.

According to a press release posted on the Cuban Foreign Ministry’s website, Guinean Bissau’s Minister of Education Artur Silva spoke about his recent visit to Havana, where he met with family members of the Cuban Five. He commented on violations of the Cuban Five’s human and legal rights.

Cuban News Agency

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