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Issue #1642      June 11, 2014

Five Days For The Five a great success

Three Australians, Elizabeth Hulm, Keith Headland and Vinnie Molina, attended the Washington rally “Five Days For The Five” initiated by the International Committee For The Freedom Of The Cuban 5, Washington DC June 4-10 2014.

Cindy Sheehan – peace activist.

Over two hundred delegates from 31 countries took part in the events which included a two day conference with many activists and well known figures taking part, including actor Danny Glover, well known writers from a number of countries, church leaders from the USA and other countries, members of parliament from Europe and Latin America, a concert with various music artists.

Calls were made to liberate the Cuban 5 and an end to the attempts by the USA for regime change in Cuba.

On Saturday June 7 there was a rally in front of the White House with the international delegates and buses from various cities in the USA taking part.

Visits to Congress with lobbying of Congress members to support the cause of the Cuban 5.

Regards from Washington.

Keith Headland

Next article – Support for the Cuban 5 in Sydney

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