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A resolution acknowledging the peaceful hunger strike of Guillermo "El Coco" Farinas, a political dissident in Cuba, applauding his bravery and commitment to human rights, and expressing solidarity with him and his cause.


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09/28/2016Introduced in Senate

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09/28/2016Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S6244)

Cosponsors (2)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Rubio, Marco [R-FL]* 09/28/2016
Sen. Menendez, Robert [D-NJ]* 09/28/2016

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Senate Foreign Relations09/28/2016 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (09/28/2016)

Honors the courage of Guillermo "El Coco" Farinas in standing up to the repression of the government of Cuba. Recognizes Farinas for his perseverance in seeking meaningful change through peaceful means.

Acknowledges that the efforts of such government to undermine his latest hunger strike through the release of a fabricated report failed to diminish the international attention that his hunger strike attracted to the human rights situation in Cuba.

Expresses solidarity and support for Farinas, his efforts, and his commitment to basic human freedoms for the Cuban people.