Yesterday, pro-democracy groups held a parallel forum at the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS), currently being held in Asuncion, Paraguay.
Cuban dissidents invited to attend this event had a run-in with OAS Secretary General, Jose Miguel Insulza.
Viezant Boloy, a Cuban independent lawyer and democracy activist, told Insulza:
"You abandoned us in Havana!" (referring to Insulza's attendance of the CELAC Summit there in January).
"I didn't see you," said Insulza.
"Of course you didn't, I was in prison along with other human rights defenders. You knew it and did nothing!" retorted Boloy.
(Boloy was arrested, along with other Cuban dissidents, for trying to organize a parallel human rights forum during CELAC in Havana.)
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