Press Advisory: FREE THE GUANTANAMO FIVE

Press Advisory

May 10, 2023

FREE THE GUANTANAMO FIVE

Contact(s): John Suarez (612)-367-6845 and Janisset Rivero (786) 208-6056

Center for a Free Cuba, Washington, DC. Friends of freedom will gather on May 11th at 6:00pm outside the Cuban Embassy in Washington, DC at 2630, 16th Street NW, to demand freedom for five Cubans ( Yandris Pelier Matos, Felipe Correa Martínez, Luis Miguel Alarcón Martínez, Rodi Álvarez González, and Daniel Álvarez González) arrested on May 6th in Guantanamo, Cuba for exercising their right to peaceful protest and assembly. 

The demonstration will also call attention to the hundreds of Cubans currently jailed for demanding freedom on the streets of the Island, highlighting the artist Maykel Castillo Pérez “Osorbo” marking his second year in prison on May 18th, fellow artist Luis Manuel Otero Alcántara, Christian Liberation Movement member Yandier García Labrada, human rights defenders Virgilio Mantilla Arango, and Sayli Navarro Álvarez, and protester Katia Beirut.

WHAT: FREE THE GUANTANAMO FIVE and all Cuban political prisoners.

WHERE: Cuban Embassy in Washington, DC at 2630, 16th Street NW.

WHEN: Thursday May 11th, 2023 at 6PM

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