AFGJ Summer Delegations!

Registration Deadlines for Summer Delegations are quickly approaching.  Please consider joining us: Human Rights Accompaniment and Struggle in Honduras Date:…

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Visiting Cuba

by James Jordan AfGJ’s Chuck Kaufman and James Jordan outside the Fortress of San Carlos de la Cabaña in Havana…

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REPORT ON COLOMBIAN FARM WORKERS TOUR OF THE UNITED STATES

Nidia at the site of the Haymarket rebellion, home of the 8 hour work day!

by Nidia Quintero, General Secretary of Fensuagro, The National Unitary Federation of Agricultural Workers Unions During the days of April 1-9, 2016, a tour was organized in certain cities of the United States by our companions in the Alliance for Global Justice, with whom we have had a solidarity agreement of support for human rights…

AFGJ Summer Delegations!

berta honduras

Registration Deadlines for Summer Delegations are quickly approaching.  Please consider joining us: Human Rights Accompaniment and Struggle in Honduras Date: June 27-July 6. Applications due: May 27th   Is the US Still Interfering with Nicaragua’s Democracy? Dates: August 5-14 Applications due: July 5   Space is limited so don’t delay! Click through on the titles…

Visiting Cuba

Delegate Pamela Brubaker looks at one of many murals to be found around Havana

by James Jordan I got to visit Cuba before Pres. Obama did. There was not nearly the fanfare, but I can say I experienced some moments of warmth that may have even exceeded what the president encountered. I visited Cuba twice in 2015 for about five weeks in all. I was there in each case…

Wave of Right-Wing Violence Threatens Peace for Colombia

Klaus Zapata, 21, murdered by Colombian paramilitaries on March 6, 2016

by James Jordan Amid expectations of a successful completion of peace negotiations this month, Colombia has experienced a wave of paramilitary and military assaults. These have occurred while the leader of Colombia’s far right, ex-president Álvaro Uribe, has called for an April 2nd march against the negotiations. As extremists prepare to protest legally, their ideological…

Joint Statement Regarding President Obama’s Visit to Argentina

Madres Argentina

(Versión en español después del inglés) Human Rights Groups from Argentina and the United States unite to denounce the role of President Barack Obama as a promoter of US imperialism in the world, including its innumerable abuses of human rights among North America’s own people Upon the announcement for President Barack Obama’s visit to Argentina…