Political Prisoners

David Ravelo Gutiérrez beaten, taken by Colombian authorities—Demand his freedom NOW!

David Ravelo Guttiérrez is a well -known social leader and human rights defender who has been beaten by Colombian armed forces and detained without charges in La Modelo prison. He is the son of well-known human rights defender and ex-political prisoner David Ravelo Crespo.   Join with international solidarity activists to demand his safety and…

COVID IN COLD BLOOD: Massacre in La Modelo Prison, Colombia

  by James Patrick Jordan Colombian Armed Forces attacked prisoners on Sunday who were striking against filthy conditions and lack of protections against the COVID-19 coronavirus. Colombian agents killed at least 23 persons and wounded more than 90 at La Modelo prison in the capital city of Bogotá. This attack takes place in the context…

TAKE ACTION TO FREE HONDURAN POLITICAL PRISONERS!

Why they migrate is why they are imprisoned and killed. TAKE ACTION TO FREE HONDURAN POLITICAL PRISONERS! 15 political prisoners remain imprisoned for protesting the U.S.- and Canadian-backed 2017 electoral fraud in Honduras. The majority of political prisoners are being held in military-run, maximum-security prisons where they face years of pre-trial detention. They are being…

NicaNotes: NSCAG debunks Amnesty claims about political prisoners

NSCAG debunks Amnesty claims about political prisoners NSCAG News | on: Saturday, 22 September 2018 By Louise Richards, Trade Union and Communications Coordinator The Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign Action Group (NSCAG) is based in the UK and has a long history of building trade union and broader solidarity with Nicaragua. In its latest attempt to demonise Nicaragua, Amnesty International…

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…

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…

Press Release! Honduras: International Delegation Investigates Situation of the Political Prisoners Arrested in the Post-electoral Crisis and Their Families

Honduras Political Prisoners Press Conference Human Rights, Speaker Vicki Cervantes

Following is an English translation of a press document released during a press conference held by members of an Alliance for Global Justice/La Voz de los de Abajo delegation to Honduras to investigate the treatment of political prisoners arrested since the fraudulent presidential election in November 2017. International Delegation Investigates Situation of the Political Prisoners…