by Ana M. López, NYC Coordinator to Free Oscar Lopez Rivera
Dear Friends in Puerto Rico and the Diaspora,
Warm greetings! June 2, 2016 will mark a new series of activities before the United Nations Decolonization Committee in New York in demand that the colonial case of Puerto Rico be examined by the General Assembly.
We invite you who to contact the countries of the world which, as members of the United Nations, defend human rights and self-determination of the people, In support the release of political prisoner, Oscar Lopez Rivera. Our request is that peaceful activities be carried out in 35 countries (one for each year of Oscar’s imprisonment) in an exercise of freedom of expression and demand his immediate release by Pres. Barack Obama. This will make known world-wide support for Oscar’s release.
On June 20 at the United Nations in New York and throughout the world:
Free Oscar Lopez Rivera, a patriot of the Puerto Rican people!