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Help Centro Pazífico Thrive

Poised between dreams of peace and horrors of war, between hopes for democracy and fears of repression, Colombia is experiencing a profound moment of political possibility. Click here to make a tax-deductible contribution to the Centro Pazífico (Pacific Human Rights Center) in Cali, and take a stand for human rights in Colombia Since the beginning…

2021: Countering corporate media & disinformation campaigns!

While 2021 has seen more than its share of biased reporting and media disinformation, AFGJ remains committed to offering honest, nuanced reporting on critical topics in today’s global justice movement. We know that in order to counter the corporate media machine and build a more powerful grassroots movement, we need strong political analysis, thoroughly-researched reports,…

NATIONAL WEEKEND OF ACTION: US OUT OF HAITI

Republished from Popular Resistance. Take The Streets March 27 to 29 To Show Solidarity With Haiti And Demand The United States Stop Interfering. NOTE: For more background on the situation in Haiti, read “Urgent solidarity with Haiti is needed.” March 29 is the anniversary of the 1987 Haitian Constitution written after the 1986 overthrow of…

Venezuela & ALBA News #340 2.19.2021: UN Human Rights Report on Sanctions against Venezuela; US Derailing Ecuador election?

Petition: Sanctions Kill Campaign: Tell the New U.S. Administration – End Economic Sanctions in the Face of the Global COVID-19 Pandemic Write to ‘In These Times’ about their smear job on Cuba “the Western Hemisphere’s most undemocratic government” Venezuela TeleSur: US Sanctions Caused Thousands of Deaths in Venezuela, GAO Says Full  GAO report on the…

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…

Why did the Bureau of Prisons impose a national lockdown days after the murder of George Floyd?

by Natalia Schuurman Following the murder of George Floyd by a white police officer in Minneapolis on May 25, a nationwide uprising of unprecedented proportions has swept  the U.S. in thousands of cities and towns, large and small, across all 50 states. This surge of mass resistance around issues of racial injustice, occurring against the…

Tom Baker, Long-time Nicaragua Activist Dies

By Chuck Kaufman Below is the family-written remembrance of Tom Baker, well-known Chicago solidarity activist who in recent years has lived full-time in Nicaragua. I believe Tom and I started work for the Nicaragua Network at about the same time in 1987; Tom as Midwest Regional Director and me as National Fundraising Coordinator. This was…

Interview: Venezuela crisis continues as Juan Guaido tries to usurp power with U.S. backing

From Sputnik Radio: The political crisis in Venezuela deepened over the weekend following Juan Guaido’s self-proclamation as Interim President. The main institutions of government remain loyal to President Nicolas Maduro, but the United States, along with allies like the UK, are turning up the economic pressure. What’s next for Venezuela? Chuck Kaufman, the National Co-Coordinator…