Press Conference: CFC will deliver thousands of signatures requesting the expulsion of Cuba from the UN Human Rights Council, requests application of Magnitsky Sanctions against Diaz-Canel

Press Conference

Center for a Free Cuba will deliver thousands of signatures requesting the expulsion of Cuba from the UN Human Rights Council, and requests the application of Magnitsky Sanctions against Diaz-Canel at press conference in New York with a victim of 11J repression

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

UN Building in New York City

Washington, DC, September 18, 2023. Center for a Free Cuba. The Center for a Free Cuba (CCL) will hold a press conference in front of the headquarters of the United Nations in New York City where the more than two thousand two hundred signatures of Cuban and international personalities calling for the expulsion of Cuba of the UN Human Rights Council will be made available, and to announce the request made to the Biden Administration regarding the application of the Magnitsky Act against the person of Miguel Díaz Canel, denouncing the violation of human rights on the Island and abroad.

During the conference, independent journalist Orelvys Cabrera, who was a victim and witness of police brutality unleashed during the July 2021 protests in Cuba, will give testimony.

WHAT:    Press Conference of the Center for a Free Cuba to announce initiatives against the Cuban dictatorship and its representative Miguel Díaz Canel and testimony about repression in Cuba.

WHERE: Ralph Bunche Park (IN FRONT OF UN HEADQUARTERS) 1st Ave. &, E 42nd St, New York, NY 10017

WHEN: Tuesday, September 19 at 1PM
“The Cuban dictatorship and its representative Díaz Canel are criminals who must be held accountable and not received at the United Nations. Thousands of people around the world are asking that Cuba not be a member of the UN Human Rights Council, taking into account that repression has increased over the past four years on the Island, and Díaz Canel is directly responsible for the deaths, attacks and imprisonment of thousands of Cubans,” said John Suárez, Executive Director of the Center.

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