US Sanctions

Alex Saab, a diplomat without immunity. Webinar, Apr 26 at 3pm ET / 12pm PT #Free Alex Saab.

This webinar includes the latest updates on the case. We will be joined by Camilla Fabri Saab, wife of Alex Saab Presenters include: – Alfred de Zayas, former rapporteur on Venezuela for United Nations Human Rights Council – Suzanne Adely, President of the National Lawyers Guild – Oscar Lopez Rivera, former Puerto Rican political prisoner…

Venezuela & ALBA Weekly 4.15.2022: 20th anniversary of victory over US coup; reports on Alex Saab trial; Alex Saab webinar

Free Alex Saab Case Popular Resistance (Roger Harris): US’s Flaunting of Diplomatic Immunity for Alex Saab Challenged in Court  Transcript of April 6 Court Hearing on Alex Saab’s Diplomatic Immunity April 26: Webinar on Alex Saab case with Alfred de Zayas, Presidents of the National Lawyers Guild, Oscar Lopez Rivera and Camila Saab Venezuela Kawsachun…

Conclusion from Margaret Kimberley: Human Rights in the U.S. 2022 Report

By Margaret Kimberley (Executive Editor and Senior Columnist, Black Agenda Report) The words human rights are used quite frequently but conditions around the world prove that they are rarely taken seriously. The United States, which claims to be a protector of human rights, has more people imprisoned, some two million, than any other country on…

What does the Ukraine conflict mean for Latin America & the Global South? Information guide

The roots of the war in Ukraine lie in decades of NATO expansion that seeks to extend U.S. hegemony over the entire world. This is imperialism, pure and simple. We see the expansion of fascism in Ukraine, the United States, the UK, and many parts of the European Union. The ugly alliance between fascism and…

Urgent Action Alert: #FreeAlexSaab Feb. 16th

On June 12, 2020, the Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab was seized by order of U.S. officials, during a refueling stop on a flight from Venezuela to Iran. He was imprisoned on Cabo Verde, a small island nation off the western coast of Africa, for trying to buy humanitarian supplies in legal international trade but in…

Human Rights Week 2021 — A time for reflection and re-dedication to justice

We celebrate Human Rights Day across the world on December 10. Human rights are rights inherent to all human beings, regardless of race, sex, nationality, sexuality, ethnicity, language, religion, or any other status. Human rights include the right to life and liberty, freedom from slavery and torture, freedom of opinion and expression, the right to…