Miami: Cuban Militants Prevent Free Speech, Defend Terrorist
By Ruth Morris | Sun-Sentinel.com
Peace activists in pink dresses and tiaras demanded the arrest of anti-communist militant Luis Posada Carriles Saturday, but aborted plans for a demonstration in Little Havana after Carriles supporters rushed their vehicle.
The six activists, of the Codepink anti-war group, had planned to speak to reporters outside the landmark Versailles restaurant to publicize their campaign against Carriles-- a former CIA operative wanted in Venezuela in connection with the 1976 bombing of a Cuban airliner.
However they were met by some 200 irate Cuban-Americans who consider Carriles a champion of freedom. Some ran at the activists' truck as they arrived, tearing off its pink fringe, while others shouted sexist slurs. More...
Watch the local Miami CBS4 news segment on the terrible incident here. A great new agit-prop styled CodePink video on Posada Carriles (and Bush's hypocrisy) can also be watched below.
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