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Emergency Relief for Nicaragua Hurricane Recovery

Nicaragua and Central America just got slammed by the second hurricane in two weeks, with Hurricane Iota, a Category 4 storm the strongest in history to hit Nicaragua when it made landfall just 15 miles south of where Hurricane Eta made landfall only two weeks ago. Again, Nicaragua was the most prepared country in the…

Forced Sterilizations Echo History of U.S. Genocide

The violations against the people at Georgia’s detention center reveal the inherently abusive structure of prisons, and fuel the ongoing fight for abolition. by Maya Hernandez, National Co-Coordinator at the Alliance for Global Justice. Recently, Project South published a report to call attention to the concerning violations taking place inside Georgia’s Irwin County Detention Center…

COLOMBIA URGENT ACTION TO PROTECT IVAN CEPEDA AND HIS FAMILY

On August 6, 2020, the AFGJ sent a statement on the arrest orders for the former president of Colombia, Alvaro Uribe Velez. In this statement, the AFGJ requested the protection of the Supreme Court members, and all Colombian social leaders, and those participating in the peace process. A week after the Supreme Court order, USA Vice-President asked…

Announcement: Ben Linder Solidarity School

The Nicaragua Network/Alliance for Global Justice is happy to inform you of an important virtual solidarity school from the Friends of the ATC. Friends of the ATC invites you to: Ben Linder Solidarity School (para el anuncio en español, ver abajo) Saturdays, August 1 – October 24 9am-11am US Pacific / 10am-12pm Nicaragua / 12pm-2pm…

Call for International Days of Action Against Sanctions & Economic War: March 13 – 15, 2020

Sanctions Kill! Sanctions are War! End Sanctions Now! Please add your endorsement and help spread the word Sign on – click here Sanctions are imposed by the United States and its junior partners against countries that resist their agendas.  They are a weapon of Economic War, resulting in chronic shortages of basic necessities, economic dislocation,…

Victory in Colombia, but Violence Continues

Thank you to everyone who sent emails to Colombian authorities and made calls to the embassy in support of the demands of the “minga” indigenous and rural community consultations and protests. Government negotiators reached agreements with protest leaders on Saturday night. President Iván Duque will be in Cauca on Tuesday to finalize the matter.. AfGJ supporters sent…