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Rosa Maria Paya speaking at the UN Watch Award Ceremony

May 2, 2019

UN Watch Announces Human Rights Award For GCL Alumna Rosa María Payá

Rosa María Payá, GCL 2014 from Habana Cuba, promoter of the citizen initiative Cuba Decide was recognized with the highest Human Rights Award at the 2019 UN Watch Annual Gala Dinner. “Her mission to free the Cuban people from dictatorship has never been more vital.” said Hillel Neuer, UN Watch Executive Director. Rosa María Payá advocates for Cuban democracy both through local efforts in Cuba and international initiatives. Cuba Decide, is a non-partisan group calling for a binding national referendum on the question of holding free, democratic elections in Cuba. 

Read the official announcement here

Source: UN Watch