The California-based International Committee for the Freedom of the Cuban Five has called for “solidarity activity” on September 12th, the 14th anniversary of the Wasp Network arrests. According to its press release, the group hopes to update supporters on alleged new evidence in the legal case. A special guest speaker is Puerto Rican terrorist Rafael Cancel Miranda, incarcerated for 25 years for the 1954 attack on the US Congress, which wounded five individuals. Also appearing are attorney Jose Petierra, Tom Hayden (a founder of the influential 1960’s leftist student group, the Students for a Democratic Society), and retired Army Colonel, Lawrence Wilkerson.
This event marks the start of “Free the Cuban 5 Month,” during which affiliated groups hope to host numerous public relations events, for example: sept12flyer