NEWS ALERT: GLA SEEKS OAS PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES FOR POLITICAL PRISONER MANUEL DE JESÚS RODRÍGUEZ GARCÍA
On Wednesday, June 9, the Global Liberty Alliance applied for Precautionary Measures on behalf of Cuban political prisoner and UNPACU member Manuel de Jesús Rodríguez García.
On Saturday, June 5, Cuban journalist Yoe Suárez was summoned for questioning by Cuban State Security in Havana. Less then 2 months ago, Precautionary Measures requested by the Global Liberty Alliance were granted for Mr. Suárez and his family by the OAS's Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR).
UPDATED JUNE 10, 2021
On June 1, 2021, Cuban political prisoner and member of UNPACU, Alberto Valle Pérez, was released from prison after serving nearly 5 years.
On May 26, the Global Liberty Alliance sent a letter to Uruguay's Ambassador to the United States thanking Uruguay for its efforts in unmasking forced labor practices by the Cuban Communist Party Medical Brigade programs.
GLA SEEKS OAS PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES FOR CUBAN JOURNALISTS ROBERTO RODRIGUEZ CARDONA & MARELYS FONSECA VILTRES
On Thursday, May 20, the Global Liberty Alliance applied for Precautionary Measures on behalf of Cuban journalists Mr. Roberto Rodriguez Cardona and his wife, Mrs. Marelys Fonseca Viltres.
On May 10, 2021, a group of 34 organizations and individuals penned a letter to Cuban Ambassador Lianys Torres Rivera calling for the repeal of Legal Decrees 349 and 370.
On May 11, the Global Liberty Alliance, part of a coalition of NGOs that support a free and independent Western Sahara, urged the U.S. to take a closer look at an incident that resulted in the unlawful detention of several Saharawi human rights defenders and civil society leaders.
Over the weekend, GLA was informed that on Thursday, April 22, the Organization of American States (OAS)'s Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) granted precautionary measures to protect the young Cuban journalist Yoe Suárez, who has been suffering from repression and harassment for over a year. You can read more in the press release below.
GLA URGES Congressman RUSH, Colleagues to Support Ms. Alina Lopez-Miyares, American Imprisoned in Cuba
On March 2, 2021, Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-IL), along with over 70 Democratic members of Congress, penned a letter to President Biden urging the reversal of Trump Administration policies towards Cuba. The letter, calling for a renewed dialogue with the Cuban government and a return to the Obama-Biden Administration policy of engagement, made no mention of U.S. persons detained in Cuban prisons, nor any other unlawfully detained individuals in Cuba.
THE PAIN THAT A MOTHER FEELS DOES NOT COMPARE WITH ANYTHING”- MOTHER OF ALINA LOPEZ MIYARES, U.S. CITIZEN UNLAWFULLY DETAINED IN CUBA.
Global Liberty Alliance (GLA) client, Ms. Alina Lopez Miyares, has been unlawfully detained in Cuba for four years. NBC News’ Carmen Sesin spoke with Alina’s 93-year-old mother about the case.