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Campaign for Another Cuba Delivers Request to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon

Campaign for Another Cuba Delivers Request to UN Secretary General Ban
Posted on July 31, 2014

Antonio Rodiles delivers Campaign for Another Cuba documents to Ban Ki-moon

The director of the independent project Estado de Sats, Antonio Rodiles,
delivered documents for the Campaña por Otra Cuba (Campaign for Another
Cuba) to the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon this Wednesday
in Costa Rica. The Campaign demands that the Cuban regime ratify and
implement the Covenants on Civil and Political Rights and on Economic,
Social and Cultural Rights signed by the regime at the United Nations in

The meeting between Rodiles and Ban took place at the National Theater,
where the UN Secretary-General was attending a dinner with the with the
of Costa Rica Luis Guillermo Solís and his wife Mercedes
Peñas, according to activists of the Campaña por Otra Cuba.

They added that Ban received the documents “with interest.”

During his visit to the Island last January, during the Second Summit of
the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), Ban called
on to ratify the Covenants.

Complaint and Petition

The activists of campaign, on the other hand, have asked that the
implementation of the covenants to be included in the
current negotiations between the and Havana for a
bilateral agreement.

Campaña por Otra also promotes the use of legal action of complaint and
petition on the part of Cuban citizens, as a way of demanding a response
from their government

“Cuban citizens can file the complaint and petition the State Council,
either personally or by certified mail. Those who reside outside the
Island can also participate in the campaign by directing their complaint
to the nearest Cuban Consulate,” activists explained in a note sent to
Diario de Cuba.

Interested parties can use a model complaint and petition posted online
by the campaign in PDF format.

Activists who have submitted a demand to the regime can also send a copy
to .

Mailing address for the campaign:
Por otra Cuba
Estado de SATS
La Habana 11300

31 July 2104

Source: Campaign for Another Cuba Delivers Request to UN Secretary
General Ban Ki-moon | Translating Cuba –

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