Human Rights Commissioner Löning on the announcement that more political prisoners will soon leave Cuba

10.10.2010 - Press release

On learning of this announcement, Markus Löning, the Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office, issued the following statement today (10 October):

“We are pleased about every release of political prisoners.

I call upon the Cuban Government to set free forthwith all those imprisoned for taking a stand for democracy and human rights, and to finally hold free elections. All released prisoners must be able to remain with their families in Cuba”.

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