LEBANON, February 8, 2009. An extensive
and detailed exchange on the five Cuban prisoners in U.S. jails for ten
years -Gerardo, Ramón, Antonio, Fernando and Rene- was held at the
headquarters of the League for the Lebanese Women Rights which has been
headed for more than thirty years for the women rights fighting, Mme.
The full executive of the organization
fighting for women's rights in Lebanon, attended the conversation provided
by Maria Isabel Velazquez, official of the Cuban Embassy in Beirut, who
report the case since its inception and the current situation, pending the
adoption to consideration by the Supreme Court of the United States.
Posters and materials on the five,
specially printed sheets to seek the issuance of visas for two of the
wives of heroes -Olga and Adriana, wives of Gerardo and Rene
respectively-, were delivered to the Lebanese asking them to join the
global campaign to put pressure on the government of the United States to
grant her visas for visit their husbands and stop the violations committed
to the other relatives of the prisoners on the schedule established by the
American prisons system, putting obstacles on their visits.
Mrs. Lynda Mattar appreciated the
information given and promised to joint and supports the struggle for the
liberation of the Five.
In the conversation was reported to the
leadership of the League for the Rights of the Lebanese Women, the
composition of the Lebanese Committee for Solidarity with the Five, which
was created last September and the quality of its activities to make known
the cause of five Cuban which is none other than that one of his people,
and urge the Lebanese to cooperate with the activities of this committee.
Wafica Mehdi, a member of the leadership
of the Lebanese Committee for Solidarity
with the Five took part in
(Cubaminrex- Embacuba Líbano)