Urgent Action Update: Family of Prisoner of Conscience Denied Visits (Cuba: UA 32.17)
June 8, 2018
Cuban authorities have suspended family visiting rights of human rights defender, Dr Eduardo Cardet, for six months as punishment for his family’s activism on his case, according to his wife. He is a prisoner of conscience who must be released immediately and unconditionally.
Cuban authorities have suspended family visiting rights of human rights defender, Dr. Eduardo Cardet, for six months as punishment for his family’s activism on his case, according to his wife. He is a prisoner of conscience who must be released immediately and unconditionally.
1) TAKE ACTION Write a letter, send an email, call, fax or tweet:
Calling on the authorities to release human rights defender Dr. Eduardo Cardet immediately and unconditionally, as he is a prisoner of conscience, imprisoned solely for peacefully exercising his right to freedom of expression;
Urging them to ensure that access to his family is immediately reinstated and that he is allowed regular contact with his family and the outside world, as well as access to lawyers and medical care of his choosing.
Contact these two officials by 19 July, 2018: President of the Republic
Raúl Castro Ruz
Presidente de la República de Cuba
La Habana, Cuba
Fax: +41 22 758 9431 (Cuba Office in Geneva);
+1 212 779 1697 (via Cuban Mission to UN)
Email: [email protected] (c/o Cuban Mission to UN) Salutation: Dear President
Ambassador Jose Ramon Cabañas Rodriguez, Embassy of Cuba
2630 16th Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20009
Tel: (202) 797 8518 or OR (202) 797 8519
Fax: (202) 797 8521
Email: [email protected] Twitter: @EmbaCubaUS Salutation: Dear Ambassador
2) LET US KNOW YOU TOOK ACTION
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