Friday, December 2, 2016

Cuba: Cuban Graffiti Artist Arrested Again - URGENT ACTION by Jan 10, 2017

Amnesty International
     Cuban graffiti artist Danilo Maldonado Machado (also known as ‘El Sexto’) was arrested at his home in Havana, the capital, at approximately 11.15 am on 26 November, hours after the announcement of Fidel Castro’s death. Danilo Maldonado was on the phone with his girlfriend when state officials forced their way into his apartment.

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Write a letter, send an email, call, fax or tweet:
  • Calling on the authorities to release Danilo Maldonado Machado (‘El Sexto’) immediately and unconditionally, as he is a prisoner of conscience, imprisoned solely for peacefully exercising his right to freedom of expression;
  • Calling on them to guarantee the right to freedom of expression, including for dissident, opponent or activist voices.
Contact these two officials by 10 January, 2017:
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: (c/o Cuban Mission to UN) 
Salutation: Your Excellency
Ambassador Jose Cabañas
Embassy of Cuba
2630 16th Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20009
Tel: (202) 797 8518 I Fax: (202) 797 0606
Salutation: Dear Ambassador  

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