Colombia

Cinco Demandas por la Paz en Colombia – Carta Abierta por Defensores de Derechos Humanos Internacionales

Incluyen sus nombres y organizaciones con Noam Chomsky, Adolfo Pérez Ezquivel (ganador del Premio Nobel de la Paz), y Piedad Córdoba, vocera de Colombianas y Colombianos por la paz, y muchas organizaciones internacionales en defensa de los derechos humanos. Envía una carta a James@AFGJ.org para incluir su organización como aprobador esta carta y sus cinco…

Five Demands for Peace in Colombia – Open Letter by International Human Rights Defenders

Join Noam Chomsky, Nobel Peace Prize Winner Adolfo Perez Ezquivel, Colombians for Peace founder Piedad Córdoba, and many international human rights and solidarity organizations in taking a stand for peace in Colombia. Endorse this sign-on letter and its five demands. You may also sign as an individual, along with your organizational affiliation (for identification purposes…

Coming to a City Near You! Colombia’s Fensuagro + Mexico’s CNTE Unions Tour the US

Join The Tour! April 5-19, 2018 Chicago – Denver – Tucson – Phoenix – LA – Oakland – Sacramento – San Francisco Transnational corporations know no borders, so, farming and working families must reach across borders to protect our interests and win our liberation together! This is why the Alliance for Global Justice is supporting…

Sweet Dreams and Nightmares – Can Colombia Achieve a Just Peace?

by James Patrick Jordan The dream of achieving a just and durable peace in Colombia may be taking a turn for the worst, becoming a nightmare of massacre and abuse, where hopes of democracy have come head to head against a march toward fascism. That is the sad reality. But it is not an inevitable…

Good Work! Hernandez and Bedoya Safe in Colombia

The Alliance for Global Justice and our partners in Colombia wish to give a heartfelt “thank you” to all who acted so quickly on behalf of Jhon Jairo Hernandez and Jorge Mario Bedoya. The two had been threatened by a right wing mob for their participation in a Leftist presidential campaign. We are happy to…

Resistiendo los Bases Militares y Estrategias del Pentágono en Latinoamérica

por James Patrick Jordan Originalmente publicado en Sur y Sur  “Los Estados Unidos parecen destinados por la Providencia a plagar la América de miserias en nombre de la libertad.” Estas palabras fueron escritas por Simón Bolivar desde hace 189 años. El Gran Liberador entendió que liberación y el concepto estadounidense de libertad no son iguales. Cuando…

Resisting US Military Bases and Pentagon Strategies in Latin America

by James Patrick Jordan HACE CLIC AQUÍ PARA LEER EN ESPAÑOL “The United States appear to be destined by Providence to plague America with misery in the name of liberty.” Those words were written by Simón Bolivar, 189 years ago. The Great Liberator understood that liberation and the US’ concept of liberty are not the…

Peacemakers Delegation to Colombia with AfGJ, May 19-29, 2018

Human Rights and Labor lawyer, Dan Kovalik, and Alliance for Globall Justice National Co-Coordinator, James Jordan, are leading a delegation to the Departments of Cauca, Valle de Cauca, and Nariño this May 19-29, 2018. This is the region most affected by political violence that threatens Colombia’s new peace. We will be present for the historic…

People’s Human Rights Observatory Declaration of Support for Peace in Colombia

Peace in Colombia is threatened by the highest number of politically motivated murders in seven years, with more than one victim every three days. And while the FARC-EP has met every agreement, including complete disarmament, the government is dragging its feet and failing to meet its obligations in several key areas. Following is a declaration…

“We resist death, we want to live!” An appeal to US workers from Colombian rural workers

Colombia’s largest federation of rural workers’ unions calls for solidarity with Colombian workers and social movements in their struggle for a just and durable peace. Enemies of peace in Colombia are waging a campaign of violence against farming, indigenous, and Afro-Colombian communities, killing their leaders and displacing people from their homes. Call to International Solidarity…