Tag Cuban Five

Cuban Five appeal in Atlanta

Bill Paparian was there on Monday for the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals hearing for the Cuban Five. The defense attorneys told the appeals panel that prosecutors had made improper statements and the evidence used to convict was insufficient.…

May 11. Demand extradition of Luis Posada Carriles

After a two-year battle with immigration authorities, Cuban exile militant Luis Posada Carriles arrived in Miami shortly before 5 p.m. Thursday after being released on $350,000 bond by a federal court in El Paso, Texas.Posada’s release is sure to unleash…

Posada indicted

For lying, not for terrorism. And he could still walk. But this is still a welcome development, as it’s the first indictment inside the US for this self-admitted terrorist.

Building a movement

600 marched in DC on Saturday in support of the Cuban Five. The Five were unjustly imprisoned here because they infiltrated right-wing Cuban exile groups in Miami, groups whose members have bragged about committing serious violence, including murder, in Cuba.…

Free the Five march and rally

There will be a nationally organized and coordinated march and rally in support of the Cuban Five tomorrow in D.C. Lefti on the News is there, helping to organize it, with on the ground blog coverage. Several ANSWER LA organizers…

Free the Cuban Five

March to White House. Sat. Sept.23 The Cuban Five received grotesquely long sentences for infiltrating right wing Cuban exile groups. They did not infiltrate or spy on the US government, only on private groups who have boasted of committing violent…