MEPs and activists create the Forum for a Free Cuba in Miami

MEPs and activists create the Forum for a Free Cuba in Miami

(EFE) .- European, American and Canadian parliamentarians, along with activists members of Cuban civil society and the opposition, will found this Saturday in Miami (Florida) the Transatlantic Forum for a Free Cuba in order to promote “democratic changes” in the island, reported the Cuba Decide platform.

“The Transatlantic Forum for a Free Cuba was created to coordinate actions on both sides of the Atlantic in support of the Cuban people’s demand for democratic changes,” said a statement from the organization this Friday.

The initiative, organized by the promoters of Cuba Decide, a “citizen platform to change the current political and economic system towards democracy and the rule of law” in Cuba, will have the participation of legislators from the European Parliament, the statement advances without mentioning Names.

The inaugural session, which will take place at the Miami city hall, will bring together representatives of Cuban civil society and the opposition

The inaugural session, which will take place at the Miami city council, will bring together representatives of Cuban civil society and the Cuban opposition, who will offer testimonies about the country’s events.

“We Cubans are not alone. That is the first message that this Transatlantic Forum wants to convey,” said Rosa María Paya, leader of Cuba Decide and also a member of the Foundation for Pan-American Democracy (FDP), established in 2015.

The Forum, Payá added, “is an advocacy strategy for the governments and institutions of Europe and the Americas to act in defense of the right to democracy of the Cuban people.” EFE

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