Political Prisoners

Join Noam Chomsky, Others: Free Lily!

Noam Chomsky, labor writer David Bacon, Sanctuary Movement and No More Deaths Founder, Rev. John Fife and immigrant rights organizer, Isabel García are among those calling for freedom for Colombian Political Prisoner, Liliany Obando. Would you join them by endorsing a Friend of the Court statement on behalf of Ms. Obando that will be submitted…

La Tramacúa: Colombia’s Abu Ghraib

By James Jordan Special to The Narco News Bulletin August 17, 2010 This report appears on the internet at http://www.narconews.com/Issue66/article4177.html The name commonly used to refer to the Medium and High Security Penitentiary of Valledupar is “La Tramacúa.” What that name means exactly, no one is certain. But it is a name that is infamous throughout Colombia…

Threats Against Colombian Political Prisoner

Urgent action needed! The International Network in Solidarity with Colombian Political Prisoners (of which the Alliance for Global Justice is a member) is calling for people to take urgent action on behalf of Liliany Obando, a Colombian political prisoner, regarding human rights abuses and threats against her. Liliany Obando is being subjected to a campaign…

Human Rights Day for All, and for All the Good Fight!

[Below is a statement from the International Network in Solidarity with the Colombian Political Prisoners. AFGJ urges you to take action.] On this Human Rights Day, the International Network in Solidarity with the Colombian Political Prisoners (INSPP) calls attention to the violation of the human rights of Colombia’s political opposition and its supporters.  The Colombian…

International Day in Solidarity with Colombia’s Political Prisoners

September 12, 2009 Campaign for Labor Rights ACTION ALERT Colombia’s Permanent Campaign in Solidarity with the Political Detainees “Behind the Walls” and the International Network in Solidarity with Colombia’s Political Prisoners are calling on organizations around the world to participate in an International Day in Solidarity with Colombia’s Political Prisoners on October 1st, 2009. Throughout…