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Harassment and Intimidation of Colombian Peace Activists “Lazos de Dignidad” – Alert

The Alliance for Global Justice is concerned about harassment and intimidation that is being experienced by Colombia’s legal collective Fundación Lazos de Dignidad (FLD – Links of Dignity Foundation). Over the past months, collective members have faced a home break-in and illegal search, observation and filming of their 17th floor office by drone, and slanderous…

Open Letter Concerning the Harassment of the Lazos de Dignidad Foundation, Colombian Human Rights Defenders

  If your organization would like to sign on to this open letter, send an email to James@AFGJ.org To read in Spanish Open Letter from the People’s Human Rights Observatory To President Ivan Duque, the Colombian authorities, and the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights: There is a witch hunt currently against the human rights defenders,…

[Webinar Recording] The US Destabilization of Venezuela with Alexander Main

This webinar took place Monday, February 11, 2019  The Campaign to End US and Canada Sanctions against Venezuela discusses the use of unilateral financial sanctions as warfare. Alexander Main, Director of International Policy, Center for Economic Policy and Research (CEPR) will be examining the types of sanctions and their technicalities, as well as, how sanctions…

¿Qué está haciendo el Centro de Solidaridad de la AFL-CIO en Venezuela?: ¡Tenemos el derecho a saber!

por James Patrick Jordan traducido por Adrián Boutureira para leer en inglés… El Centro de Solidaridad (Solidarity Center) – la organización del sindicato AFL-CIO para actividades globales –  ha estado activo durante mucho tiempo en Venezuela, y no siempre con  impacto positivo. Exigimos que el Centro de Solidaridad abra sus cuentas y que nos informe…

What is the AFL-CIO’s Solidarity Center Doing in Venezuela: We Have a Right to Know!

by James Patrick Jordan en español… The Solidarity Center–the AFL-CIO’s organization for acting around the world–has long been active in Venezuela, and not usually for good effect.  We demand that the Solidarity Center open their books, and honestly report about their current operations in that country. We hope they are not supporting the current coup…

Stand with Venezuela this Weekend!

Find an event happening near you: This list contains upcoming actions in support of Venezuela and opposing the US orchestrated coup! It’s a critical time for Venezuela solidarity! CANADA: Toronto, ON Emergency Rally: No US & Canada Supported Coup in Venezuela! Saturday, January 26 2:30-4:00pm Bloor Street W and Spadina https://www.facebook.com/events/442257976312416/ Vancouver, BC Rally –…

URGENT Action Needed! Oppose US & Canada Regime Change Efforts in Venezuela

Español incluido Tell your reps: No Coup In Venezuela! Today US President Donald Trump took the extraordinary and illegal action to recognize the president of Venezuela’s legislature as the “interim president” of the country. Sign the petition HERE to tell your elected officials NO US/CANADA-ENGINEERED COUP In Venezuela! It is clear that the US government…

Saudi Arabia’s Jails and U.S. Prison Imperialism

by James Patrick Jordan Overview The United States government has deep ties with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s penal system, and with the entire Ministry of Interior, which oversees the kingdom’s police, courts, and jails. The American Correctional Association (ACA), a trade organization that collaborates and contracts with the US government, is likewise linked with…