Peace, anti-war, and liberation

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…

LA VORACIDAD DEL CAPITALISMO NEOLIBERAL CONTRA LA VIDA COMUNITARIA DE LOS PUEBLOS

Declaración de Solidaridad por el Consejo de Defensa de los Derechos del Pueblo (CODEP) y el Observatorio de los Derechos Humanos de los Pueblos (ODHP) READ IN ENGLISH Hace CLIC para llamar para la libertad a Fidencio Aldama, Preso Político Yaqui Somos los hombres y mujeres que habitamos en el sur de México, principalmente  pueblos…

Good Work! Hernandez and Bedoya Safe in Colombia

The Alliance for Global Justice and our partners in Colombia wish to give a heartfelt “thank you” to all who acted so quickly on behalf of Jhon Jairo Hernandez and Jorge Mario Bedoya. The two had been threatened by a right wing mob for their participation in a Leftist presidential campaign. We are happy to…

Resistiendo los Bases Militares y Estrategias del Pentágono en Latinoamérica

por James Patrick Jordan Originalmente publicado en Sur y Sur  “Los Estados Unidos parecen destinados por la Providencia a plagar la América de miserias en nombre de la libertad.” Estas palabras fueron escritas por Simón Bolivar desde hace 189 años. El Gran Liberador entendió que liberación y el concepto estadounidense de libertad no son iguales. Cuando…