Belgrade, Jul 19 – More than 100 Serbians demanded the release of the Cuban antiterrorist fighters unjustly held in the United States, during a ceremony in the city of Pirot, southeast of the country, diplomatic sources informed.With the participation of youth, friends of the Caribbean island, and representatives from many political organizations, attendees referred to the details of the case of Gerardo Hernandez, Ramon Labañino, Antonio Guerrero, Fernando Gonzalez and Rene Gonzalez, the latter already returned to Cuba after completing his prison term).
The Five, as they are known in the world, were detained in 1998, for monitoring terrorist groups planning actions against Cuba, and later convicted at a trial in which no evidence of the allegations was presented.
In the event, experts Mila Alečković and Iv Bataj provided the participants current information on the legal status of the case.
Serbian Communist Party general secretary Natasa Radulovic, and Cuban ambassador to this European country, Mercedes Martinez, attended the event.
Source: Prensa Latina