Peace, anti-war, and liberation

Ataques a la JEP hundirían a Colombia en la guerra

Públicado en El Turbión Por: James Patrick Jordan – octubre 30 de 2018 En lo que sería un descarado ataque a los acuerdos de paz de Colombia, el fiscal general Néstor Humberto Martínez Neira ha acusado a Martha Lucía Zamora, July Henríquez y Ernesto Caicedo, funcionarios de la Jurisdicción Especial para la Paz (JEP), de haber…

Sign the Comité Cerezo Open Letter to Mexico’s President-elect Manuel Lopez Obrador

The Comité Cerezo, a human rights organization based in Mexico City, is asking Alliance for Global Justice supporters to show international solidarity by signing this open letter to Mexico’s president-elect Manuel Lopez Obrador. It is especially appropriate that those of us who live in the United States sign, given that our taxes are paying for police militarization and prison…

Join August 14 Int’l Day of Action for the End of Sanctions Against Venezuela!

Join August 14 Int’l Day of Action: End of Sanctions Against Venezuela! #SanctionsAreWar #EndVenezuelaSanctions As part of the campaign to end the sanctions against Venezuela groups from the United States and Canada are calling for International Solidarity against war and sanctions. Tuesday, August 14, 2018 marks the first anniversary of the Trump Administration’s expansion of sanctions against…

Peace for Colombia – Declaration of the Coalition Against U.S. Foreign Military Bases

This declaration is released on the occasion of the inauguration of Ivan Duque, August 7, 2018, as President of Colombia, and in solidarity with the many demonstrations (more than 85 in 18 countries!) in Colombia and around the world demanding an end to political violence and that the peace accords be honored! FOR SPANISH, CLICK…

Paz por Colombia – Declaración de la Coalición Contra Bases Militares Extranjeras de Estados Unidos

Ocasionado por la toma de posesión por Iván Duque de la Presidencia de Colombia el 7 de agosto de 2018, y en solidaridad con las manifestaciones en Colombia y el mundo en favor de la paz y contra la violencia política. FOR ENGLISH, CLICK HERE La Coalición Contra Bases Militares Extranjeras de Estados Unidos declara…

Call for August 7 International Day for Peace in Colombia, against State and Paramilitary Terror

Dear friends in resistance, We are writing you because we are desperately concerned for our comrades in Colombia. You probably already know that last year was the worst year in well over ten years for murders of human rights defenders, eco-defenders, and popular mobilization leaders. Well, it has just gotten worse. We are getting messages…

Crucial Test of Colombia’s Peace Accords! Say NO To US Extraditions!

This Tuesday the Constitutional Court is scheduled to make a decision regarding a request by the US government to extradite Jesús Santrich, one of the main negotiators of the peace accords. If extradited, this would set a precedent that could render the accords null. This is the latest of a long list of assaults on…

Cinco Demandas por la Paz en Colombia – Carta Abierta por Defensores de Derechos Humanos Internacionales

Incluyen sus nombres y organizaciones con Noam Chomsky, Adolfo Pérez Ezquivel (ganador del Premio Nobel de la Paz), y Piedad Córdoba, vocera de Colombianas y Colombianos por la paz, y muchas organizaciones internacionales en defensa de los derechos humanos. Envía una carta a James@AFGJ.org para incluir su organización como aprobador esta carta y sus cinco…

Five Demands for Peace in Colombia – Open Letter by International Human Rights Defenders

Join Noam Chomsky, Nobel Peace Prize Winner Adolfo Perez Ezquivel, Colombians for Peace founder Piedad Córdoba, and many international human rights and solidarity organizations in taking a stand for peace in Colombia. Endorse this sign-on letter and its five demands. You may also sign as an individual, along with your organizational affiliation (for identification purposes…

Sweet Dreams and Nightmares – Can Colombia Achieve a Just Peace?

by James Patrick Jordan The dream of achieving a just and durable peace in Colombia may be taking a turn for the worst, becoming a nightmare of massacre and abuse, where hopes of democracy have come head to head against a march toward fascism. That is the sad reality. But it is not an inevitable…