TV Martí: Lawyers try to clarify situation of American accused of espionage in Cuba

The following interview with attorney Jason Poblete aired on TV Martí on May 7, 2018.  Based in Alexandria, Virginia, Poblete is part of a team of lawyers trying to clarify the case on an American accused of espionage in Cuba. Since Ms. Miyares was detained and held in Cuba in October 2017, she has been denied consular service by Cuban authorities.

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Authorities Ignore Potential Cancer Diagnosis For US Resident Nizar Zakka, Deny Him Medical Care

The following article was published by Center for Human Rights in Iran on February 7, 2018.

“Evin Prison officials are using medicine as a weapon”

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La Prensa: Senadores de Estados Unidos incluyen sanciones a Roberto Rivas en Nica Act

El siguiente artículo apareció en la publicación nicaragüense La Prensa el 8 de enero de 2018.

Un proyecto de ley de siete senadores fue actualizado, incluyendo el castigo al presidente del Consejo Supremo Electoral (CSE)

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La Prensa: Jurista Jason Poblete: “Inestabilidad Democrática en Nicaragua No Ayuda a Nadie en el Hemisferio”

El siguiente artículo apareció en la publicación nicaragüense La Prensa el 21 de diciembre de 2017.

El experto Jason Poblete dijo que Estados Unidos está reevaluando su política hacia América Latina y que en el 2018 se verá un poco más definida

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Son of Citizen Detained in Iran to Bassil: It’s Time to Act

The following editorial was published in The Daily Star on December 13, 2017. Written by the son of U.S. legal permanent resident and internet freedom advocate Nizar Zakka, it appeals to Lebanon’s Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil for failing to act.

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Ros-Lehtinen and Sires Lead Bipartisan, Bicameral Letter to the President Urging Invocation of Global Magnitsky Law in Support of the Nicaraguan People

The following press release was issued by Florida Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) on December 1, regarding The Global Magnitsky Law.

Cosigners include: Senators Marco Rubio, Robert Menendez, Ted Cruz, Bill Nelson, and Reps. Ed Royce, Eliot Engel, Paul Cook, and Debbie Wasserman Schultz

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The Daily Star: Zakka Takes Case to UN Human Rights Commission

The family of U.S. Legal Permanent Resident and Internet Freedom Advocate Nizar Zakka, who is currently imprisoned in Tehran, have taken Mr. Zakka’s case to the United Nations Human Rights Commission.

The Daily Star, a publication which reports on Lebanese and regional news, published the following article on November 29, discussing these developments.

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UPDATE 8- Statement on Continued Unlawful Detention of Nizar Zakka

Congress Introduces Resolution Urging Unconditional Release of Nizar Zakka and all U.S. Persons Held Unlawfully in Iran

On May 4, several members of Congress, including the Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs’ Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa, Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.), introduced H. Res. 317, a resolution calling for the unconditional release of United States citizens and legal permanent residents being held for political purposes by the Iranian regime.

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