Monday, March 18, 2013

Archbishop Tutu urges international inquiry into Cuban dissidents deaths

Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Oswaldo Payá Sardiñas
 The South African Nobel Peace Laureate, Archbishop Desmond Tutu has added his name to the appeal to the United Nations for an Inquiry into the deaths of Oswaldo Payá Sardiñas and Harold Cepero Escalante. Among the other new signatories are: Irwin Cotler, MP, former Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada Stanislav Shushkevich, former president of Supreme Soviet of Belarus, a current opposition leader in Belarus Atamao B T Kane, President, Southpanafrican International Okay Machisa, Zimbabwe Human Rights Association Obinna Egbuka, President, Youth Enhancement Organization The complete updated list is available here.

The spokesperson for the United Nations Secretary General acknowledged receiving the appeal at the UN Briefing on March 14, 2013.[Shown in the video above]

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