The protest, organised by the Irish Congress of Trade Unions Congress Youth, was called to mark the start of the
thirteenth year of their imprisonment.
The Cuban Five are five Cuban men who are in US prison, serving four life sentences and 75 years
collectively, after being wrongly convicted in a US federal court in Miami, in June 2001.
The five are Gerardo Hernández, Ramón Labañino, Antonio Guerrero, Fernando González and René González.
All were falsely accused by the US government of committing espionage conspiracy against the United States, and other related
But the Five were actually involved in monitoring the actions of Miami-based terrorist groups in order to prevent terrorist
attacks on Cuba.
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Who are The Cuban 5 ?