Days after members of a youth delegation were detained when returning to the US from Cuba, another batch of activists who were also on the island as part of the May Day Brigade, faced similar harassment
People’s Dispatch — On May 7, several members of the US-based National Network on Cuba (NNOC) who had participated in the May Day Brigade, were detained and harassed by US Customs and Border Protection upon arrival to the United States from Cuba.
The NNOC released a public statement on the evening of May 7, emphasizing that “In face of persecution, we reaffirm our right to travel to Cuba. Solidarity is not a crime – the US blockade is!” They added that several of the people who were detained by CBP also had their electronics seized and some…
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