Tag Archive for human rights

Announcing: AFGJ 2016 Delegations!

Email Delegations@AFGJ.org for an application or more information. Downloadable Flyer Available Here April 8-17 Venezuela: A Revolution Worth Our Solidarity The Bolivarian Revolution, begun under the presidency of Hugo Chavez, is under attack by the US and the Venezuelan right-wing. The new president of the National Assembly has vowed to drive democratically elected President Nicolas…

The Guantanamo of Colombia: Pressure Mounts to Shut Down Notorious US-Funded Prison

Originally published in Upside Down World Written by John Ocampo Friday, 29 January 2016 14:29 SIGN THE PETITION TO CLOSE LA TRAMACÚA, COLOMBIA’S US FUNDED TORTURE PRISON! The campaign to shut down Colombia’s infamous Establecimiento Penitenciario y Carcelario de Alta y Mediana Seguridad de Valledupar “La Tramacua” prison, located in the country’s sweltering Caribbean region and…

U.S. CITIZENS AND NGOs JOIN WORLD LEADERS IN CALL FOR PRESIDENT OBAMA TO RETRACT EXECUTIVE ORDER AGAINST VENEZUELA

This press release is being sent on behalf of the Venezuela Strategy Group, a coalition of Venezuela experts and US peace and justice organizations. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 2, 2015 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION Eva Golinger, evagolinger@gmail.com Chuck Kaufman, 202-540-8336; chuck@AFGJ.org Michael Bass, 510-654-5355; michaelbass84@gmail.com Stansfield Smith, 773-340-6720; stansfieldsmith@yahoo.com   U.S. CITIZENS AND NGOs JOIN WORLD…

Bolivia: Complexity and Inspiration at the Roof of the World

Originally posted on the Council on Hemispheric Affairs’ website By: Chuck Kaufman, Alliance for Global Justice I returned in mid-October from an eleven day delegation to Bolivia, led by Senior COHA Analyst William Camacaro of the Alberto Lovera Bolivarian Circle in New York City. I recognize that no one can parachute into a country they’ve…

Observadores electorales internacionales, Garantizando elecciones limpias o blanqueando fraude?

En inglés: http://upsidedownworld.org/main/honduras-archives-46/4601-international-election-monitors-in-honduras-do-they-ensure-clean-elections-or-whitewash-fraud Miles de millones de electrones ya se han gastado en escribir sobre las elecciones presidenciales de Honduras del 24 de noviembre de 2013. Como observador electoral y líder de una delegación de 55 monitores organizada por la Alianza por la Justicia Global (Alliance for Global Justice-AfGJ) y el Marin Task Force on the…

Honduras Election Monitoring Report

National Elections, November 24, 2013 Prepared by: Alliance for Global Justice & Task Force on the Americas EXECUTIVE SUMMARY PDF : FINAL REPORT PDF FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Chuck Kaufman, Alliance for Global Justice and Dale Sorenson, Task Force on the Americas Email: Chuck@AFGJ.org    Email: geodale1@earthlink.net Phone: 202-540-8336 x1     Phone: 415-924-3227 North American Observer Delegation…

Honduras: The Struggle for Democracy, Human Rights & the Environment

This presentation and discussion, filmed by students of the Evergreen State College, was taken from the 2013 Tear Down The Walls National Gathering in Tucson, AZ for broadcast on TCTV and 106.5 KOWA-FM in Olympia, WA. See below for sponsoring organizations and check out our channel for more from this conference hosted by The Alliance…

Preliminary Report of the Honduras Solidarity Network regarding the Elections of 2013

Preliminary Report of the Delegation of Honduras Solidarity Network regarding the Honduran Elections of 2013 (Originally posted http://www.hondurassolidarity.org/report1/ ) November 26, 2013 Tegucigalpa, Honduras This report is a preliminary summary of observations based on the accounts from the US-based Honduras Solidarity Network / Alliance for Global Justice election observation delegation. The HSN/AGJ delegation was comprised of…