Prison Imperialism

MEDIA ADVISORY: Colombia 2022 Runoff Election Coverage

Don’t miss out! Updates, interviews, and analysis from Colombia & Latin America on Runoff Election Day: June 19, 3:30-7:30 pm CT Click here to join our election coverage Alliance for Global Justice together with Anticonquista, Centro Pazifico, People’s Human Rights Observatory, Orinoco Tribune, Lazos de Dignidad and Convo Couch announces an afternoon livestream broadcast on Sunday, June 19,…

TODAY! Workers’ Summit of the Americas 2022 (Day 2)

About The Workers’ Summit of the Americas is a workers’ conference that calls for the programmatic unity of the working class and social movements to create a permanent forum for solidarity and the linking of anti-imperialist, anti-colonial and anti-patriarchal struggles in the American continent. The Summit will be held in Tijuana, Mexico to counteract the Summit…

Preface from Comité Cerezo México: Human Rights in the U.S. 2022 Report

To all the compañeros and compañeras that work or collaborate with the Alliance for Global Justice Mexico City, April 12, 2022 Sending you a fraternal salute from every one of us that belong to the Comité Cerezo México, an organization that for more than 20 years has protected and promoted the defense of human rights.…

Security, Empire and Life in the USA

by James Patrick Jordan Originally published in  Catalán by the magazine Revistat, and in English, by CovertAction Quarterly The word “security” conjures a couple of distinctly different and conflicting images. One is of human beings living in safe, viable, and sustainable communities, where individuals can freely develop their full potential, not hindered by threat and…

A Year in Review: Racism, Repression and Fightback [EBOOK]

One year ago, George Floyd was killed by Minneapolis police. What followed was the eruption of the largest uprising against racism and state violence in modern U.S. history. Against the backdrop of a devastating pandemic, economic recession and climate crisis disproportionately impacting Black, Indigenous and Latinx people of color in the United States, an eruption…

The US Plan to Imprison Businesspeople in other Countries for “Violating” Illegal US Sanctions: The Case of Alex Saab

by Chicago ALBA Solidarity Alex Saad was detained in Cape Verde June 12, 2020 during a stopover to Iran, to be extradited to the US for the “crime” of violating US unilateral sanctions on Venezuela. He had been on a mission to acquire basic food and medicine to supply the government’s social welfare food program…

The struggle continues: Racism, repression, and fightback in the USA

Now more than ever, we need to debunk the myth that human rights are an issue in other countries, but not here in the U.S. A re-surged movement against police brutality, white supremacy, and state violence come to be known as the largest sustained mobilization in modern U.S. history continues to reignite public discourse around…

Forced Sterilizations Echo History of U.S. Genocide

The violations against the people at Georgia’s detention center reveal the inherently abusive structure of prisons, and fuel the ongoing fight for abolition. by Maya Hernandez, National Co-Coordinator at the Alliance for Global Justice. Recently, Project South published a report to call attention to the concerning violations taking place inside Georgia’s Irwin County Detention Center…

Racism, Liberation, and US Political Prisoners

By Natalia Schuurman, Eduardo Garcia, Victoria Cervantes, and James Patrick Jordan  The Alliance for Global Justice has just updated its list of U.S. political prisoners.* Let’s review a few basic facts and statistics, and consider some of the implications. The number of political prisoners in the United States has risen by 12.28% since the beginning…

Africa and Prison Imperialism

by James Patrick Jordan (The following piece is an updated version of a presentation for the 2020 African Liberation Day radio special by the All-African Peoples Revolutionary Party-(GC) and the Africa Awareness Association) The United States government has invested considerable resources toward the restructuring of African prison systems. This is an example of what we,…