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"HOLY FATHER, WE TOO ARE CUBA" HUNGER STRIKE RAMPS UP ACTIVIST CONTINUE HUNGER STRIKE ON THE EVE OF PAPAL VISIT
By Cuban Democratic Directorate

Link to audio:https://youtu.be/ntCSGUrbFb8 Miami, Florida –September 18, 2015– Cuban Democratic Directorate.The campaign "Holy Father, We Too Are Cuba" continues to grow in Cuba as more activists take part in a hunger strike, demanding that Pope Francis meet with leaders of the Cuban resistance and that the Castro regime does not impede the participation of dissidents in the Papal mass. The hunger strike began in the home of former political prisoner and outspoken human rights activist Jorge Luis García Pérez “Antúnez,” who initiated the protest. On Friday, a group of activists from the province of Camagüey, some 150 miles distance away, arrived at the home of Antúnez to join the action. The home of Jorge Luis García Pérez “Antúnez" is located on Calle Septima del Sur #5, in between Paseo de Martí and 1ra del Este, in the city of Placetas, Villa Clara province. "Solidarity for our hunger strike grows and increasing numbers are telling the Holy Father: We Too Are Cuba," said Jorge Luis García Pérez “Antúnez". In the home of human rights activist Damaris Moya Portieles, which is located on Calle C #163, Reparto Virginia, in the city of Santa Clara, Villa Clara province, lie the headquarters of la Coalición Central Opositora(the Central Opposition Coalition), where more activists have joined the hunger strike. The Cuban Democratic Directorate aligns itself in solidarity with all strikers of the "Holy Father, We Too Are Cuba" campaign, and in Miami will join las Damas de Blanco(the Ladies in White) and Cuban resistance activists for "Todos Marchamos" (We All March)on Sundayat11:00amat theErmita de la Caridad (Our Lady of Charity Shrine) Church. ### To arrange for interview  Jorge Luis García Pérez “Antúnez" may be contacted at: 5-273-1656

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