Colombia

AfGJ Statement on Assassination Attempt against Piedad Córdoba — Delcaración de AfGJ sobre el Intento de Asesinato contra Piedad Córdoba

Español abajo From the Alliance for Global Justice: we condemn the attack against our colleague and friend Piedad Córdoba Ruiz, a Colombian lawyer and politician, on September 30 in the city of Bogotá. On Wednesday night, a group of eight armed men shot at the ex-senator’s vehicle. This attack, the constant threats against Piedad Córdoba…

URGENT! IMMINENT RAID OF DISPLACED COLOMBIANS IN BOGOTA!

****ALERT NO LONGER ACTIVE. The raid was averted by the mobilization of the people with the support of international solidarity**** URGENT! ACT NOW TO STOP THE RAID OF DISPLACED COLOMBIANS IN CIUDAD BOLIVAR! ¡URGENTE! ¡ACTÚE AHORA PARA DETENER EL ASALTO CONTRA DESPLAZADOS DE COLOMBIA EN CIUDAD BOLIVAR! HAPPENING RIGHT NOW! ¡PASANDO AHORA MISMO! Please send…

Seven Afro-Colombian Youth Massacred in Cauca – Siete Jovenes Afrocolombianos Masacrados en Cauca

Español abajo THE ALLIANCE FOR GLOBAL JUSTICE CONDEMNS THE VIOLENT ACTS AND MASSACRE THAT HAPPENED YESTERDAY IN BUENOS AIRES, CAUCA. The Alliance for Social Justice forcefully express our outrage for the continued increase of violence in Colombia, particularly in the North region of the department of Cauca and concentrated in the Buenos Aires municipality. Yesterday, in…

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…

AfGJ Statement on the Arrest Orders for Álvaro Uribe

August 4, 2020, marked a historic moment in the history of Colombia, a country with more than 50 years of civil war. On that day, Colombia’s Supreme Court ordered the detention of its current Senator and ex-President, Alvaro Uribe Velez. In 2016, the oldest armed insurgency of the hemisphere, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia…

Happy Birthday to Simón Trinidad, Colombian Peace Negotiator and US Prisoner of Empire

Click here for a list of US Political Prisoners who are Prisoners of Empire We are republishing the following alert being circulated by MLToday. Dear friends: Simon Trinidad is peace negotiator for the FARC, currently serving a life sentence at the super max federal prison in Florence, Colorado under conditions where he can receive no mail or…