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01/05/14 - Prensa Latina - Media Plot against Five Cuban Antiterrorists Denounced in Twitter 

05 de enero de 2014, 16:31Washington, Jan 5 (Prensa Latina) Participants in
a world mass Twitter messaging denounced today the plot of the US media to
manipulate the case of the Cuban antiterrorists jailed in that country
since 1998, and demanded that President Barack Obama released them
immediately.

Internauts, political parties, media outlets and social groups from
countries as Italia, Canada, Turkey, Venezuela, Mexico, Cuba and others
referred to payments by Washington to journalists to carry out a hostile
campaign in Miami and guarantee that Gerardo Hernandez, Ramon LabaƱino,
Fernando Gonzalez and Antonio Guerrero were sentenced.

Those men and their compatriot Rene Gozalez, already released from prison,
were arrested on September 12, 1998, while they were monitoring the actions
by violent groups based in south Florida, from where actions as those that
left more than 3,400 victims in Cuba in the last 53 years were planned.

Rene Gonzalez was released from prison on October, 2011, after serving his
sentence, and returned in May to his country, where he gave up his US
citizenship, to put an end to an additional three-year punishment of being
released on parole.

The messages published in Twitter denounced that US journalists received
federal money to distribute at least 1,000 written, radio and television
peaces of information with negative influence about the trial and those
accused.

"Journalists of organizations based in Miami make money from cultivating
hatred," a user of the mentioned social network wrote, while another user
asserted that "if the case of the five Cuban antiterrorists were not
politicized, they would have deserved homage for saving innocent lives."

Numerous entries also emphasized the irregularities in the trials against
those men, called their imprisonment shameful and urged Obama to listen to
the increasing world demand to free them.

The mass Twitter messaging is the first world initiative in 2014, in
solidarity with the cause of the Cuban fighters and will develop during
this whole Sunday, under the labels: #ObamaFreeThe5Now!;
#ObamaHumanitarianGestureforThe5! and #ObamaGivemeFive.

The last label is the most used by cybernauts to demand their freedom and
was supported by foreign media outlets as Rebelion and the DF Gazette, of
Mexican former Senator Yeidckol Polevnsky and the affiliate in Lombardy of
the Italy-Cuba Friendship Association.

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