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Vol. 77/No. 43      December 2, 2013

Cuba hosts int’l conference to free Cuban Five

top, Militant/Jacob Perasso; bottom, Amauris Betancourt

HOLGUÍN, Cuba — Family members of the Cuban Five political prisoners and René González address participants in Ninth Colloquium for the Freedom of the Cuban Five here Nov. 13. From left, Isabel Hernández, sister of Gerardo Hernández; Olga Salanueva, wife of René González; René González; Magali Llort, mother of Fernando González; Irma Sehwerert, mother of René González; Mirta Rodríguez, mother of Antonio Guerrero; Laura Labañino, daughter of Ramón Labañino; Iraidita Yadira (speaking), niece of Gerardo; Irmita González, daughter of René and Olga; Aili Labañino, daughter of Ramón.

Below, René González addresses rally of more than 10,000 here Nov. 16 during his first visit to the city.

González, the first of the Cuban Five to return to Cuba, took part in a range of activities throughout the four-day colloquium, where some 270 delegates from 52 countries discussed international collaboration in the work to win freedom for the remaining four prisoners.


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