Activists distribute pro-democratic information
By Oscar Sánchez Madán
(EFE/Alejandro Ernesto) The distribution of pro-democratic materials on the streets by opposition has increased throughout Cuba. In this picture, a member of the Cuban Pro Human Rights Movement passes out copies of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on April 15, 2004 by the Cuban Capitol building.
Matanzas, January 31, 2007 – Over a dozen activists from the Alternative Option Movement and the Martha Abreu Women’s Movement openly distributed materials considered subversive by the communist regime to the public. The activity took place on January 31st in the city of Cardenas in the Matanzas province, after a meeting in which the activists discussed a national campaign called “I demand my rights.” The campaign calls on the government to respect the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
The activists handed out various materials to the public, including copies of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, La Republica newspaper, a publication of the Cuban Democratic Directorate, Non-cooperation campaign stickers, and Plantados newsletters.
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