Saturday, March 27, 2010

Shakira in solidarity with Damas de Blanco

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In a statement, Shakira in support of las Damas de Blanco, the group of women that got beat up by Cuban state police for marching in protest of Cuba's political prisoners. Gloria Estefan lead a march in support of the ladies in Miami, where more than 100,000 people attended. Fellow Cuban Andy Garcia is doing a march in Los Angeles this coming Sunday.

“Today I join the call by Gloria Estefan in support of the Ladies in White, true heroes of our time, standards of courage and female victims of repression and violation of human rights in Cuba. Let this cry for freedom of political prisoners and respect for human rights, raise to the very heart of tyrants and foremost sow seeds of freedom in all the world’s youth, because justice depends on us.” Shakira statement says.
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