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Monday, 16 September 2013

Video - Cuba young trade unionists speak at CSC fringe @ TUC Congress

Young Cuban trade unionists Yamil Eduardo and Yudith Camps spoke at this year's Cuba Solidarity Campaign Fringe at TUC Congress. They were part sponsored on their visit to the UK by the Ken Gill Memorial Fund. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ufrKPAzIWT0&feature=youtu.be

The video shows them with TUC General Secretary Frances O'Grady, NUT General Secretary Christine Blower and Unite General Secretary Len McCluskey. The event was brilliantly chaired by Rodney Bickerstaffe, former UNISON general secretary and chair of the Ken Gill Memorial Fund, and organised by the CSC team.

Yamil Eduardo and Yudith Camps will speaking at the Candlelight Vigil for the Miami Five this Tuesday at 1800-1930 hours outside the US Embassy, Grosvenor Square, London (Bond Street tube). Please come along. More information at the Cuba Solidarity Campaign website

More about the Ken Gill Memorial Fund, including how to donate, or affiliate your union branch/organisation, as well as information and video footage from Ken Gill's life, at www.kengillmemorial.org