Cuba will celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Cuban civil society will celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights with a broad program of activities to be implemented this year, Norma Goicochea Estenos, President of the United Nations Cuban Association (UCNA), told a press conference.

The opportunity to publicize the events contributed to drawing attention to the condemnation of the violation of the right to cultural freedom of Cubans, as evidenced by the harassment, threats and campaigns against prestigious artists and intellectuals such as the Buena Fe group, and the National Literary Prize. 2001, Nancy Morejon.

He also reaffirmed the condemnation of the American blockade of Cuba, reinforced by 243 measures taken under the Donald Trump administration, which is a flagrant violation of the human rights, civil and political rights of the Cuban people, which continues the Joe Biden government.

The President of the ACNU indicated that this strategy, the purpose and intent of which is to surrender by increasing the shortcomings in daily life, will be the focus of one of the activities of the ACNU, the Cuban Civil Society Forum Against the US Blockade. which infringes on the right to life.

He also stated that on June 14 at the Teatro Enrique José Varona of the University of Havana, a revolutionary, plural and inclusive civil society will express itself in one of the most important celebrations, the second edition of the event. Cuba and Against Terrorism” because it is the Greater Antilles that has been the victim of terrorism in all its forms for decades, and now those who want to impose hatred are adding media terrorism to this.

In this regard, he pointed to the hypocrisy and injustice of the United States Government in keeping Cuba on the list of countries sponsoring terrorism, the consequences of which worsen the living conditions of people.

However, he emphasized that nothing and no one can take away from the Cuban people the joy of life, their confidence and optimism.

ACNU, which has a broad individual membership and a wide range of institutions including a hundred professional organizations, is organizing various events this year ranging from colloquia on the rights of older people, a concert for children, presentations of publications and audiovisual materials and international workshops.

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was proclaimed in Paris, France on December 10, 1948 with the aim of securing the observance of the rights and freedoms of man, peoples and nations throughout the world.

Source: Juventud Rebelde


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