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Resisting US Military Bases and Pentagon Strategies in Latin America

by James Patrick Jordan HACE CLIC AQUÍ PARA LEER EN ESPAÑOL “The United States appear to be destined by Providence to plague America with misery in the name of liberty.” Those words were written by Simón Bolivar, 189 years ago. The Great Liberator understood that liberation and the US’ concept of liberty are not the…

Honduran Democracy Activist Urgently Needs Your Solidarity

Honduras Democracy Activists Urgently Needs Your Solidarity Honduran democracy activist Edwin Espinal Robelo has been detained by authorities. Even though he is a civilian, he is scheduled to appear before a military tribunal this week. Espinal has been denied the right to meet with his lawyer. Act NOW to demand the immediate liberty of Edwin…

Peacemakers Delegation to Colombia with AfGJ, May 19-29, 2018

Human Rights and Labor lawyer, Dan Kovalik, and Alliance for Globall Justice National Co-Coordinator, James Jordan, are leading a delegation to the Departments of Cauca, Valle de Cauca, and Nariño this May 19-29, 2018. This is the region most affected by political violence that threatens Colombia’s new peace. We will be present for the historic…

Stop the Nica Act – Send A Letter to Your Senator!

Oppose the nica act in congress

This action call is a joint effort of Friends of the ATC ( ATC is Nicaragua’s Rural Workers Assocation) and the Alliance for Global Justice                 On Friday December 23rd, the day before the Congressional recess and on the same day that the US government congratulated Juan Orlando Hernandez…

Seventeen for Seventeen: AfGJ Reviews the Year’s “Best” Albums for Activists

by James Patrick Jordan It’s that time of year when we look back on the old year while entering the new.  On the music front, there were many releases in 2017 to pique the interest of the socially and politically conscious. With the plethora of best album lists coming out right now, the Alliance for…

Register Now! January Conference on U.S. Foreign Military Bases

Conference on U.S. Foreign Military Bases January 12 – 14, 2018, University of Baltimore Learning Commons Town Hall, Baltimore, Maryland Organized by: Coalition Against U.S. Foreign Military Bases Thirteen prominent peace, justice and environmental organizations in the United States are collectively organizing a 3-day national conference on U.S. Foreign Military Bases on January 12-14, 2018, at…

People’s Human Rights Observatory Declaration of Support for Peace in Colombia

Peace in Colombia is threatened by the highest number of politically motivated murders in seven years, with more than one victim every three days. And while the FARC-EP has met every agreement, including complete disarmament, the government is dragging its feet and failing to meet its obligations in several key areas. Following is a declaration…

“We resist death, we want to live!” An appeal to US workers from Colombian rural workers

Colombia’s largest federation of rural workers’ unions calls for solidarity with Colombian workers and social movements in their struggle for a just and durable peace. Enemies of peace in Colombia are waging a campaign of violence against farming, indigenous, and Afro-Colombian communities, killing their leaders and displacing people from their homes. Call to International Solidarity…

AFGJ’s Workshops at SOA Watch Border Encuentro

SOA WATCh Border Encuentro AFGJ's Workshops

Register for the Encuentro Join AFGJ at our 2 Workshops on Saturday, November 11 Prison Imperialism Alliance for Global Justice, Witness Against Torture Olmec Room, 2:15-3:45 The United States is spreading its model of mass incarceration around the world. The US government has prison management programs in at least 33 different countries, mainly to majority…

National Strike for Peace in Colombia – A Call for Solidarity

A National Strike for Peace in Colombia has been called in Colombia to demand steps to protect peace accords that are in danger of failure. The strike was called at the end of a particularly bloody October, with 23 activists killed in 23 days. The death toll includes 11 peaceful protesters attacked on October 5…