Delegations and Tours

AFGJ’s Delegation to Colombia

By James Jordan, National Co-Coordinator Alliance for Global Justice delegations center around making connections, gathering and disseminating important new information and, above all, training, inspiring and empowering delegates to return home and get active. We don’t do political tourism. We do go to pains to find partners who are involved in crucial struggles, but who…

AFGJ Delegations Support Peace and Justice

By Chuck Kaufman, AFGJ National Co-Coordinator The Alliance for Global Justice’s June-July delegations to Colombia, Nicaragua and Honduras demonstrated once again how important it is for people of the United States to witness for themselves the on-the-ground realities in countries that are the focus of US foreign policy attention. They also showed the critical role…

Human Rights Violations Continue in Honduras

By Caitlin Roberts (She attended the AFGJ delegation to Honduras earlier this month. This piece was originally published in Works in Progress.) U.S. imperialism is alive and well, this much we know. Here in Honduras, rifle-bearing soldiers and cops, or perhaps police dressed in military garb, or perhaps private security guards borrowing police uniforms –…

Updates on Past Alerts & New Delegations

UPDATES: The Peruvian indigenous leader that was detained, Alberto Pizango, was released on bail the following day. Thank you for your support in showing the Peruvian government that the international community is watching. It appears at this time that he will still face trial for the charges against him pertaining to “inciting” the June 2009…

Join Our Delegation to Colombia

The Alliance for Global Justice will be leading a delegation to Colombia August 1-11. We are being hosted by Fensuagro, the largest organization of farmers and farm workers in Colombia, and by Traspaso los Muros/Beyond the Walls, a solidarity organization made up of political prisoners and their allies. The delegation will occur shortly after the…

Join the AFGJ Delegation to Colombia!

Eyewitness Investigation–Is the US Funding a War on Colombian Farmers? August 1 through 11, 2010 This will be a working delegation, producing a comprehensive report on conditions faced by Colombian farmers and how these are affected by US policies. We will collect testimonies and investigate how rural, indigenous and Afro-Colombian lands are being cleared for…