Delegations and Tours

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…

Partner Delegation: Agrarian & Worker Struggle in Nicaragua: Celebrating the ATC’s 40th Anniversary

ATC Delegation to Nicaragua

JUNE 18- 28, 2018 Honor the History of Worker Struggles for Land and Dignity in Nicaragua! Download a Flyer Nicaragua’s Rural Workers’ Association, or Asociación de Trabajadores del Campo (ATC), was founded in 1978 by landless farmworkers who, inspired by liberation theology, decided to change their lives and defend their rights in the midst of…

National Strike for Peace in Colombia – A Call for Solidarity

A National Strike for Peace in Colombia has been called in Colombia to demand steps to protect peace accords that are in danger of failure. The strike was called at the end of a particularly bloody October, with 23 activists killed in 23 days. The death toll includes 11 peaceful protesters attacked on October 5…

Massacre in Tumaco – US Pushes for More Repression

by James Jordan The Colombian National Police massacred between 8 and 16 persons, wounding more than 50, in the municipality of Tumaco, Nariño on Thursday afternoon, October 5, 2017. The attack was directed against protesting coca growing families demanding the government fulfill its commitments to voluntary eradication programs. Additionally, on Sunday, October 8, 2017, the…

Open Letter to the Colombian Government and the Pope for the Freedom of the Political Prisoners

EN ESPAÑOL Open Letter to the Colombian Government and the Pope for the Freedom of the Political Prisoners Dr. Juan Manuel Santos Calderón President of Colombia His Holiness Pope Francis Roman Catholic Church Dear Sirs, On December 30, 2016, almost six months ago, as part of the peace process agreed to in Havana by the…

As the FARC-EP Disarms, Prisoners Begin Hunger Strike

by Cody Edgerly CLICK HERE TO SIGN OPEN LETTER TO COLOMBIAN PRESIDENT JUAN MANUEL SANTOS AND POPE FRANCIS CALLING FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF THE AMNESTY FOR POLITICAL PRISONERS AND PRISONERS OF WAR A historic milestone was reached on Tuesday, June 27th as the oldest and most powerful insurgency group of Latin America ceased to exist as…

Join AFGJ’s First Paraguay Delegation

Paraguay: Land of Inequality & Food Insecurity August 4-14 Novelist Augusto Roa Bastos once described his native and insular Paraguay as “an island surrounded by land”. AfGJ Board Member John Ocampo will lead this first-time AfGJ delegation to Paraguay, a little-known country to US solidarity activists, students, and Latin American Studies departments. Paraguay has the most unequal…

Colombia: Violence in a Time of Peace

by James Patrick Jordan Republished from the People’s World Young people in Villa Rica are like young people everywhere. When school is done, they take to parks, each other’s homes, and street corners to talk, joke around, flirt, and otherwise discuss the day with their friends. That’s what was happening on May 1 in Villa…

Spaces Still Open for AfGJ Colombia Delegation, June 30-July 10, 2017

Join the Alliance for Global Justice in a very special visit to Colombia June 30-July 10, 2017 as part of an international project of verification of the peace accords. ACT NOW! TIME IS RUNNING OUT! SEND AN EMAIL TO DELEGATIONS@AFGJ.ORG TO GET YOUR APPLICATION! The civil war in Colombia began 53 years ago on May…