Respect for Democracy

February 15: Women in Nicaragua Delegation Report-back Webinar!

*español sigue al inglés Black Alliance for Peace, Casa Benjamin Linder and AFGJ, are excited to invite you to the Women in Nicaragua Report-back webinar! From January 7-16, 2023, 22 delegates traveled to Nicaragua to investigate the conditions and lives of Nicaraguan women. Join us to hear the findings of this effort from some of the participants, and…

Women in Nicaragua: Power and Protagonism: Delegation Report-Back (January 2023)

Hailing from all corners of the United States and Canada, 22 delegates ranging from the ages of 10 to 80 traveled to Nicaragua from January 7-16, 2023 to investigate the conditions and the lives of Nicaraguan women on a delegation organized by the Jubilee House Community – Casa Benjamin Linder and Alliance for Global Justice.…

While claiming to defend freedom around the world, the U.S. has hundreds of political prisoners – and the majority are people of color

Racism is still the driving force behind U.S. political imprisonment By James Patrick Jordan, Eduardo Garcia, Natalia Burdyńska Schuurman (Program Coordinators) Originally published on Covert Action Magazine Political imprisonment in the United States exists primarily as a tool of racist repression. It’s aimed disproportionately at people of color as well as others engaged in anti-racist…

Crisis in Peru: Statement of the People’s Human Rights Observatory / Crisis en Perú: Declaración del Observatorio de los Derechos Humanos de los Pueblos

Crisis in Peru-Stop the repression! No coup! TAKE ACTION Send an email to authorities of Peru and the United States to demand an end to the repression of pro-democracy demonstrators and no US interference Envíe un correo a las autoridades de Perú y EEUU para exigir un fin a la represión de manifestantes pro democracia…

Decolonization, Multipolarity, and the Demise of the Monroe Doctrine

 indigenous, Indigenous Rights, Mapuche, Monroe Doctrine, Pink Tide, United States 17 min read William Camacaro, Caracas Frederick Mills, Washington DC * This article was originally published on COHA.org “It is no longer possible, in the case of America, to continue with the Monroe Doctrine nor with the slogan ‘America for the Americans.’” Andrés Manuel López…

Sign Today: Statement affirming Nicaragua’s sovereignty and achievements!

** Español abajo Dear supporters, We are asking for your help to de-escalate hostility against the people of Nicaragua.  Will you join the AFGJ – Nicaragua Network and other international organizations endorsing the following statement: “SUPPORTING NICARAGUA’S SOVEREIGNTY, HONORING ITS ACHIEVEMENTS,” and spread the word to friends and organizations? To endorse, just send an email…

Voter suppression in the U.S.: if you can’t beat them, cheat them

An examination of the structural inequalities and anti-democratic nature of the United States government  By Camille Landry (Program Coordinator) The singer Paul Simon told us there are 50 ways to leave your lover. Turns out there are at least 50 ways to suppress the votes of U.S. voters. What is a democracy? The term democracy…

November 17: Rights of Indigenous & Afro-descendant Women in Nicaragua

November 17: Rights of Indigenous & Afro-descendant Women in Nicaragua Casa Benjamin Linder and AFGJ, in close collaboration with Black Alliance for Peace and Friends of the ATC, are excited to invite you to the next Women in Nicaragua: Power & Protagonism series session: Rights of Indigenous & Afro-descendant Women in Nicaragua. Click here to register! During this…

October 27 – The U.S. Proxy War on Ethiopia & Eritrea: Sanctions & Human Rights Intervention

  Thursday, Oct 27, 2022: 4:00 pm Pacific, 6:00 pm Central, 7:00 pm Eastern Register here: bit.ly/nosanctions1027 Since November 2020, Ethiopia has been the subject of a proxy war led by the former Government of the TPLF. Despite an overwhelming electoral victory in June 2021 by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s Prosperity Party, which won 410…