Tag Archive for human rights

Honduras Election Monitoring Report

National Elections, November 24, 2013 Prepared by: Alliance for Global Justice & Task Force on the Americas EXECUTIVE SUMMARY PDF : FINAL REPORT PDF FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Chuck Kaufman, Alliance for Global Justice and Dale Sorenson, Task Force on the Americas Email: [email protected]    Email: [email protected] Phone: 202-540-8336 x1     Phone: 415-924-3227 North American Observer Delegation…

Preliminary Report of the Honduras Solidarity Network regarding the Elections of 2013

Preliminary Report of the Delegation of Honduras Solidarity Network regarding the Honduran Elections of 2013 (Originally posted http://www.hondurassolidarity.org/report1/ ) November 26, 2013 Tegucigalpa, Honduras This report is a preliminary summary of observations based on the accounts from the US-based Honduras Solidarity Network / Alliance for Global Justice election observation delegation. The HSN/AGJ delegation was comprised of…

HSN – Northern Zone Statement on Immigration Harrassment of Delegation

Republished from Honduras Solidarity Network At approximately 10 am the morning of 22 of November, 4 people identifying themselves as Honduran Immigration agents, arrived at the offices of ERIC-SJ (Equipo de Reflexión Investigación y Comunicación – Honduras) , asking to see members of the HSN/AGJ delegation of international observers in Honduras for national elections this…

Honduras Human Rights Crises Continues

Observers from the United States and Canada Travel to Honduras for November 24th Elections The Alliance for Global Justice (AfGJ) and Marin Task Force on the Americas (MITF) are taking 58 people to  Honduras to serve as election observers and human right observers for the upcoming national elections in which a new political party (LIBRE),…

Anti-Repression and Prison Industrial Complex

Tear Down the Walls People’s Power Assembly, Scheduled for Sunday, November 3 at 8:30-11:15 A.M. Freedom of speech, assembly, privacy and dissent are regarded as a birthright. Yet increasingly dissent is being criminalized. Spurred by Edward Snowden’s revelations, a Washington Post study has revealed that the US government has over 850,000 federal and private employees…

The Coup vs. Honduran Popular Movement Delegation!

Honduras Delegation: May 19-28, 2012 DEADLINE EXTENDED TO APRIL 19! Since the June 2009 military coup, large landowners in the fertile Aguan Valley of Northern Honduras have used the military, police, and private security guards, to terrorize villages and expand their lucrative African palm plantations. Canadian and US transnational corporations are pushing mining and tourist…

A Visit Inside Colombia’s Most Notorious Prison, La Tramacúa

By James Jordan, Alliance for Global Justice National Co-Coordinator I called Raquel Mogollón just minutes after she had come from a rare visit inside the pavilions of Colombia’s most notorious prison, the High Security Penitentiary of Valledupar, commonly known as La Tramacúa. Mogollón is the Chair of the Alliance for Global Justice (AFGJ) Colombia Committee…