BRUSSELS - Three activists pro-freedom of Cuba: Anisley Pérez, Niurka Prestamos, Yamisderky Pelier announced that they were on a hunger strike in front of the United Nations headquarters in New York to draw attention to the serious situation that the Cuban people are experiencing.
The activists are demanding the attention of the international community and ask that the Cuban people's call for help be answered.
The activists hope that their voice will be heard and achieve a humanitarian intervention for Cuba.
At this time the dictatorship is unable to alleviate the situation of misery aggravated by COVID-19.
Petition of the strikers reproduced in full:
To the UN Human Rights Rapporteurs:
We ask you with great respect and love through this writing that you influence or make a decision regarding:
1- Cuba should be removed from the Human Rights Council since they have been violating the human rights, keeping silent and committing a genocide with the Cuban people for 62 years.
2- Hospital ships for the coasts of Cuba because our people are dying every second and on the island the hospitals are collapsing due to lack of medicine and resources (medicine that the leaders of that dictatorship do not lack)
3 -Humanitarian intervention since our people are being violently repressed, militarized and gagged with the now decree law 35, also when a president orders to shoot an unarmed people as Diaz-Canel did, it is already more than a genocide
Note: Our people die and cry blood I know that God will touch your heart. Think that while you decide, Cuba dies.
We have decided to stand up like those planted and shot by the Castros in front of the United Nations organization, going on a hunger strike until our voices are heard, which is the cry of our people.
This pain is already killing us, we will only drink water, I repeat I trust that God will touch you heart and I quote something that is written in stone right here: all nations have rights and that is what the people of Cuba are asking for.
Without further ado and wishing you blessings, the decision is in your hands that Cuba may stop crying blood.
-Anisley Pérez, Niurka Prestamos, Yamisderky Pelier
Note: BelgoCuba: Free Cubans of Belgium will be closely following this strike and assisting the three activists.
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