Political Prisoners

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…

Genocidio Cultural y los Asaltos contra el Río Yaqui

por James Patrick Jordan “Eso es un cuerpo de agua nombrado por el pueblo…. Han estado viviendo allá desde antes la llegada de los invasores. Para eso ser sacado deja el pueblo sin recursos. Es inmoral.” To read in English, click here Hace clic aquí para leer la declaración del Observatorio de Derechos Humanos del…

Cultural Genocide and the Assaults on the Rio Yaqui

by James Patrick Jordan “This is a body of water named for the people themselves…. They’ve been living there since before the invaders showed up. For that to be taken away leaves the people high and dry. It’s immoral.” Para leer este artículo en español Read the People’s Human Rights Observatory Statement of Solidarity with…

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…

THE VORACITY OF NEOLIBERAL CAPITALISM AGAINST THE COMMUNITARIAN LIFE OF THE PEOPLES

Statement of Solidarity with the Yaqui People by the People’s Human Rights Observatory and CODEP (Comité de Defensa de los Derechos del Pueblo) PARA LEER EN ESPAÑOL Click here to call for the freedom of Fidencio Aldama Pérez, Yaqui political prisoner We are the men and women that inhabit the South of Mexico, primarily original…

URGENT ACTION! Honduran Prison Guards Tear Gas Prisoners Demanding Water.

URGENT ACTION!  Update #5 – March 4, 2018 Honduran Prison Guards Tear Gas Prisoners Demanding Water. Political Prisoner Edwin Espinal on Day #2 of Hunger Strike Demanding to See Physician. Demand that the Red Cross Enter the Prison! On March 3rd, day #46 of his unjust incarceration, political prisoner Edwin Espinal began a hunger strike…

URGENT ACTION!  Honduran Prison Guards Tear Gas Prisoners Demanding Water – March 4, 2018

Honduran Prison Guards Tear Gas Prisoners Demanding Water. Political Prisoner Edwin Espinal on Day #2 of Hunger Strike Demanding to See Physician. Demand that the Red Cross Enter the Prison! On March 3rd, day #46 of his unjust incarceration, political prisoner Edwin Espinal began a hunger strike to demand that he and other prisoners be…

Political Prisoner / Human Rights Accompaniment Delegation to Honduras

Honduras Human Rights Delegation 2018

Alliance for Global Justice and La Voz de los de Abajo Invite You to join us for an Urgent Political Prisoner / Human Rights Accompaniment Delegation to Honduras April 8-15, 2018 Since the November 2017 election, Honduras has been plunged into a political and human rights crisis caused by what Honduran human rights organizations are…

What is Prison Imperialism?

AfGJ calls the spread of the US mass incarceration model “Prison Imperialism.”  We’re referring to the prison programs themselves, as well as the imperialist dynamic between the US and the affected countries. These programs exist in the context of increased police and border militarization, US military bases, neoliberal economic policies, and economic extraction from poor…