In the meantime, Snowden is currently enjoying the protection of the Russian government (reviewing several political asylum options), while Assange appears destined to remain in the comfortable prison afforded by Ecuador’s Embassy in London forever. Though these cases have received all of the media attention possible, what should be the essential thing common to all of them, the conflict between Law and ethics, has not been addressed. To begin with my fellow Cubans, there is no doubt that the Cuban Five broke US laws when they acted as spies for a country which doesn’t even maintain diplomatic relations with the United States, which is where they were conducting their dangerous activities.
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