drug war

Meet Colombia’s Marcha Patriótica and Lazos de Dignidad November 10 – 25

Come hear representatives of Colombia’s  Marcha Patriótica (Patriotic March) and Lazos de Dignidad (Links of Dignity). The Patriotic March is Colombia’s largest Left movement for a just peace and a target of heavy repression, with over 60 of its leaders assassinated in just two years time. Lazos de Dignidad provides legal representation and human rights…

Nicaragua Vive! 35 years since the triumph of the Sandinista Revolution

By Chuck Kaufman, National Co-Coordinator, Nicaragua Network/Alliance for Global Justice July 19, 2014 marks the 35th anniversary of the Triumph of the Sandinista Revolution in Nicaragua. On that day, the Sandinista troops led by the nine commanders of the Sandinista Front for National Liberation (FSLN), entered the capital city of Managua where they were greeted by…

Honduras Solidarity Groups Demand Justice for Child Refugees from Central America – Sign the Petition!

[Alliance for Global Justice endorses the Honduras Solidarity Network statement on child refugees as our own. We are a member organization of the HSN and helped to draft the statement.] Sign the HSN Petition to Obama! The Honduras Solidarity Network, a network of over 30 US solidarity organizations, and Department 19, a network of Hondurans…

Why Aren’t Nicaragua’s Children Fleeing to the United States?

Nicaragua Network Alert —  June 30, 2014 This publication may be reproduced in whole or in part. Please credit the Nicaragua Network. Click here to see revealing Border Patrol map of the origins of migrant children detainees A supporter sent us a letter to the editor she had written to counter all the right-wing letters…

Imperio de Cárceles: cómo los Estados Unidos está extendiendo el encarcelamiento en masa alrededor del mundo

por James Jordan, Alianza por la Justicia Global Traducción por Adrian Boutureira Sansberro In English Resumen… Este artículo explica cómo los Estados Unidos están exportando su modelo de encarcelamiento en masa y control social y político hacia al menos 25 países. Este ” imperialismo penitenciario” tiene sus raíces en el Programa de Mejoramiento del Sistema Penitenciario Colombiano…

Empire of Prisons: How the United States is Spreading Mass Incarceration around the World

by James Jordan, Alliance for Global Justice Originally published in Counterpunch Click Here for an audio file of a presentation by James Jordan on KBOO radio from the Law and Disorder Conference at Portland State University in May, 2014. Versión en español Summary…. This article explains how the United States is exporting its model of…

Stop the Repression in Catatumbo, Colombia: AfGJ Solidarity Statement

(Versión español sigue el inglés)  Following is a statement on attacks by the Colombian Armed Forces against unarmed protesting farmers in the Catatumbo region. In attacks on June 22 and June 25, 2013, four persons have been killed, scores wounded and hundreds arrested.  Also included below are links to two videos, one from the 22nd,…

US participation in massacre of Moskito people!

On May 22 and 23 a delegation of human rights activists from the United States organized by Rights Action and Alliance for Global Justice visited the community of Ahuás in the Moskitia region of Honduras. The delegation witnessed an atmosphere of terror being generated amongst dire poverty in an area where the indigenous people are…

Trillion Dollar Tragedy – End the War on Drugs!

This alert was originally circulated by the Drug Policy Alliance. Two days from now marks the 40th anniversary of Nixon’s declaration of the war on drugs – a war that’s destroyed countless lives and cost the American public more than $1 trillion. We’re fed up with these disastrous policies – Congress MUST finally end this…