International Labor Movement Stands up for Human Rights
Event in support of Cuban Five prisoners in the United States
Los AngelesSaturday, August 13 at 6 p.m.
SEIU-USWW Hall 828 W. Washington Blvd.
The Cuban FiveGerardo Hernández, Antonio Guerrero, Ramón Labañino, Fernando González, and René Gonzálezare Cuban revolutionaries who were framed up and railroaded to prison by the U.S. government. They have been incarcerated since 1998 with sentences ranging from 15 years to double life. The five had been tracking the activities of Cuban American paramilitary groups in Miami with a long history of armed assaults and acts of sabotage against the Cuban people.
Mike Garcia, president of SEIU-USWW
Cristina Vazquez, Workers United
Tony Woodley, former president of Unite, Britains largest trade union
Alicia Jrapko, U.S. coordinator, International Committee for the Freedom of the Cuban 5 Video of Danny Glover on Cuban Five and Live Music
Exhibition of political cartoons by Gerardo Hernández, serving two life sentences
Organized by the International Committee for the Freedom of the Cuban 5
For more information: (213) 284-3808 www.thecuban5.org