#FreeAlexSaab

Join the Campaign to Free Alex Saab!

Dear friends, Two years ago, we started the campaign to release Alex Saab, a Venezuelan diplomat incarcerated in a United States federal prison in Miami. Venezuela’s Special Envoy to Iran was arrested on June 12, 2020, when his plane was forced to stop in Cape Verde to refuel, local authorities arrested him, opened his diplomatic…

While claiming to defend freedom around the world, the U.S. has hundreds of political prisoners – and the majority are people of color

By James Patrick Jordan, Eduardo Garcia, Natalia Burdyńska-Schuurman (National Co-Coordinators) Originally published on Covert Action Magazine Racism is still the driving force behind U.S. political imprisonment Political imprisonment in the United States exists primarily as a tool of racist repression. It’s aimed disproportionately at people of color as well as others engaged in anti-racist struggle.…

Political prisoners in the USA

Read “While claiming to defend freedom around the world, the U.S. has hundreds of political prisoners – and the majority are people of color,” a comprehensive analysis of political imprisonment in the United States today Introduction & methodology Below is a list of individuals currently incarcerated in the United States for actions threatening U.S. imperial…

Delegation Announcement!

Venezuela: 10 years commemorating Chávez’s Legacy Come with us to Venezuela to celebrate the legacy of President Chávez and learn first-hand what these ten years have meant for the Bolivarian revolution Among our activities, we will visit the communities of Ciudad Caribia, Petare, and El Hatillo and meet with the community councils, street leaders, CLAP, and peasant…

Alex Saab’s Defense Files Reply Presenting Irrefutable Evidence Of His Immunity and US’s Recognition Of Maduro Administration

  Professor Nils Melzer, UN Rapporteur on Torture, wrote a book about the illegal extradition procedures against Julian Assange and demonstrated the breakdown of the rule of law in the US, UK, Sweden and Ecuador. The case of Ambassador Alex Saab is no less scandalous, because here the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations and multiple…

Venezuela & ALBA Weekly 11.11.2022: Maduro’s COP27 Speech; Bolivia Still Faces Coup; Blockade Creates Crisis Problems in Cuba; Sandinista Election Win

FreeAlexSaab U.S. Department of Justice continues its extraterritoriality in Alex Saab’s immunity case The US Department of Justice, in full disregard of Venezuela’s internal laws and processes, filed a motion which seeks to cast doubt on the appointment of Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab in 2018, as a justification to disregard the order to declassify documents…

THE ALEX SAAB CASE: ONE YEAR ON FROM THE KIDNAPPING & THE SILENCE OF A PRESIDENT

  William Camacaro, Venezuelan-American, National Co-Coordinator It is now a year since the culmination of a 16 month-long pseudo-legal process which shredded the façade of the legal system in the micro-archipelago ten island state which makes up the Republic of Cape Verde. October 16, 2021, saw the Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab forcibly removed from Cape…

The UK Venezuela Solidarity Campaign (VSC) at its Annual General Meeting (AGM) unanimously passed this resolution on the case of Alex Saab.

The VSC AGM took place on the 8th October 2022. Submitted by the VSC Executive Committee. This AGM Notes: 1)Alex Saab was arrested in Cape Verde (12 June 2020) by orders from the United States whilst carrying out official duties as a diplomat of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. This constitutes a grave violation of international…