democracy

Solidarity with the People of Haiti! End US and UN support of Haitian dictator Jovenel Moïse!

On Sunday, Haitians to the streets in massive numbers as they did the week before after U.S.-backed dictator Jovenel Moïse refused to leave office on February 7, the end of his four-year term established by an illegal election. One of the main calls from the mobilizations of hundreds of thousands in the streets of Port-au-Prince…

Open Report from the Venezuela Elections

The following is the introduction to an Election Report written by independent election observers during the December 6th elections in Venezuela. AfGJ assisted and encouraged the observers to participate. On December 5, 2020 I traveled to Venezuela as an independent international election observer for the National Assembly Elections in Venezuela. I was accompanied by two…

Looking back, looking ahead: lessons from the November 2019 U.S.-backed coup in Bolivia

Real solidarity with Bolivia’s Indigenous popular democracy requires us to do more than celebrate its revival. We must work to demilitarize U.S. foreign policy. By Natalia Schuurman In October of 2020, the Movement Towards Socialism (acronymed MAS in Spanish) returned to power 11 months after the U.S.-backed far-right coup regime of Jeanine Áñez ousted Evo…

No US or foreign interference in Ecuador’s election this Sunday! No cancelation!

We have only a matter of hours to contact the appropriate institutions and demand: NO US, IMF, OR OAS INTERFERENCE IN ECUADOR’S ELECTIONS THIS SUNDAY: THE VOTE MUST GO ON!! Ecuador’s outgoing President Lenin Moreno has traveled to Washington DC to meet with officials from the White House, the International Monetary Fund, and the Organization…

Webinar: Venezuela Votes in Defiance of US Calls for Election Boycott: The Meaning of the Results

Join us for analysis of the December 6th election results for the Venezuelan National Assembly by two on-the-ground observers: Jesus Rodriguez Espinoza, editor of Orinoco Tribune in Caracas, and Venezuelan-American activist William Camacaro from Valencia, Venezuela. Jesus is the former Venezuelan Consul General to Chicago. William is with the Alberto Lovera Bolivarian Circle of New…

The struggle continues: Racism, repression, and fightback in the USA

Now more than ever, we need to debunk the myth that human rights are an issue in other countries, but not here in the U.S. A re-surged movement against police brutality, white supremacy, and state violence come to be known as the largest sustained mobilization in modern U.S. history continues to reignite public discourse around…

The Alliance for Global Justice Congratulates the Bolivian People

The Bolivian people said yes to democracy and no to U.S. imperialism October 18, 2020, marked the end of the US-backed coup against Evo Morales and the theft of democracy in Bolivia. Today, the victory of Luis Arce, the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS in Spanish) presidential candidate, marks the strong determination of the Bolivian people…

2020: Racism, Repression and Fightback in the USA

For over two months, an uprising against police brutality and white supremacy that followed the murder of George Floyd has persevered in spite of the violently one-sided political repression spearheaded by both the state and the extreme right-wing. The Alliance for Global Justice (AFGJ) has released a comprehensive report detailing the various forms in which…

Federal Armed Forces Out of Our Cities! No Occupation of Our Streets!

AfGJ statement regarding the assault of federal armed forces on US cities En Español On Thursday, July 16, during a massive demonstration in defense of Black lives and to demand an end to police violence in Portland, the brutality of U.S. security forces escalated rampantly: a group of unidentified federal agents used unmarked vehicles to…