Brazil, United States and 19 other countries released a joint statement on Monday, 26, in which they condemned the government of Cuba through the prison me too much of protesters in protests against the administration of Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel.
In the note, the group urges local authorities to respect “universal rights and freedom” of the population, including the free flow of information. The coalition of nations recalls that on July 11, thousands of people took to the streets in “peaceful demonstrations” to protest against “deteriorating living conditions and to demand change.”
The countries are asking the Cuban government to respect the legal rights of the people and stop the arrests of protesters. They also advocate freedom of the press and the restoration of unrestricted internet access on the island. “The international community will not yield in its support for the Cuban people and for all those who defend for basic freedoms that all peoples deserve”, they emphasize.
In addition to Brazil and the USA, sign the note: Austria, Colombia, Croatia Cyprus, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Estonia, Guatemala, Greece, Honduras, Israel, Latvia, Lithuania, Kosovo, Montenegro, Northern Macedonia, Poland, South Korea and Ukraine.
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