Alex Saab

Venezuela & ALBA Weekly 7.2.2021: Declarations by ALBA, Caracas Congress, and Cuba in UN; Nancy Hollander on Alex Saab; wide open Venezuelan primaries; Russia, China, Iran Stand with Venezuela; Act to Stop RENACER Bil

Venezuela The International: In Defense of the Bolivarian Revolution Leftist critics do not consider that the market reforms being implemented by the Venezuelan administration – like the anti-blockade law – are necessitated by a politico-economic conjuncture wherein traditional avenues for the advancement of a socialist economic engine have been blocked. In the face of an…

Venezuela & ALBA News 6.25.2021: UN Vote Condemns US Economic Warfare — US Unmoved; New Anti-Nicaragua campaign; Alex Saab

Venezuela Orinoco Tribune: Foreign Affairs Minister Arreaza Discusses the Real Reasons Behind US Aggression Against Venezuela He pointed out that the unilateral coercive measures constitute a collective punishment inflicted on 30 million Venezuelans, for the sole reason of having enforced their democratic will to choose their own government and institutions, for upholding their Constitution and…

Ecowas Court Dismissed Cape Verde’s Motion

URGENT PRESS RELEASE ECOWAS COURT DISMISSED CAPE VERDE’S MOTION TO SET ASIDE JUDGMENT FOR RELEASE OF ALEX SAAB  COURT RECONFIRMS ALEX SAAB DETENTION ILLEGAL   In its judgment delivered on 15 March 2021, the ECOWAS Court of Justice declared illegal the arrest and detention of Venezuelan diplomat Alex Nain Saab Moran, ordered his release from further…

The Supreme Court of Cape Verde denies the habeas corpus applications regarding Ambassador Saab

Four delegates to Cabo Verde from the International Alex Saab Committee to the Denial of the Habeas Corpus Motion they Filed in the Cabo Verde Supreme Court. By Bishop Filipe Teixeira, Pericles Tavares, Roger Harris, Sara Flounders The Supreme Court of Cape Verde considers that a detention in the form of house arrest is not…

Venezuela & ALBA News 6.18.2021: US Blocks Venezuela from Buying Vaccines and Food

Venezuela Orinoco Tribune: Cape Verde Ignores International Outcry in Alex Saab Case The president of Cape Verde, Jorge Carlos Fonseca, decided to turn a blind eye to the international clamor and ignore the request made on June 8 by the Human Rights Committee of the United Nations (UN) to suspend the extradition process that the…

Breaking: The United Nations Human Rights Committee orders Cape Verde to comply with interim measures regarding Alex Saab

On June 8th the UN Human Rights Committee had called for suspension of Alex Saab’s extradition, now it orders it to comply. Join the campaign to demand the immediate release of Alex Saab by signing the online petition.  What are the legal and political consequences? Cabo Verde and the human rights UN obligations Cabo Verde…

The case of Alex Saab – US abduction of Venezuelan diplomat, a global challenge

By Sara Flounders and Roger D. Harris With the possible extradition of a Venezuelan diplomat to the US on bogus charges, an emergency human rights delegation organized by the International Campaign to Free Alex Saab was quickly dispatched to Cabo Verde, where he is imprisoned. This island archipelago nation off the west coast of Africa…

US Trying to Extradite Venezuelan Diplomat for the ‘Crime’ of Securing Food for the Hungry: The Case of Alex Saab v. The Empire

By Roger Harris The case of Alex Saab raises dangerous precedents in terms of extraterritorial judicial abuse, violation of diplomatic status, and even the use of torture to extract false confessions. This is according to Montréal-based international human rights lawyer John Philpot. He spoke on May 19 at a webinar sponsored by the Alliance for…