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ECR Group – Edvard Kožušník interviews Guillermo Fariñas, Sakharov Prize

July 10, 2013 -

ECR MEP Edvard Kožušník interviews leading Cuban dissident Guillermo Fariñas, after he attends the ECR Group Meeting. Fariñas is an independent journalist and political dissident in Cuba. He has conducted 23 hunger strikes over the years to protest various elements of the Cuban regime. He has stated that he is ready to die in the struggle against censorship in Cuba. In 2010 Fariñas was awarded the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought by the European Parliament but he was only allowed to travel in 2013 to collect it.

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