Are There Veterans For Peace In Colombia?

by   James Patrick Jordan, published on Popular Resistance, June 15, 2022 This article was originally published on the Alliance for Global Justice Website on June 14.  Since then, left leaning candidate Gustavo Petro and Vice Presidential candidate Francia Marquez won the presidential election.  This is a big moment for Colombia, which has been dominated by the U.S. and ruled by[…]

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Cuba Lives, Breathes, Resists – May Day, COVID, Guantánamo, & the Summit of the Americas

by Diana Block, published on CounterPunch, June 3, 2022 I set off for Havana at the end of April to participate in the 15th International May Day Brigade organized by ICAP (The Institute for Friendship with the Cuban People). Having achieved one of the lowest COVID mortality rates and highest vaccination rates in the world, Cuba had reopened the country[…]

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Notes From Wartorn Ethiopia

by Ann Garrison, published on Black Agenda Report, April 13, 2022 Ann is writing from Ethiopia where she is investigating the ongoing war between the US backed Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) against the elected government of Ethiopia.  [jb] I’m writing from Ethiopia, where the war that began in November 2020 continues, with the US backing their former puppet, the[…]

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Statement from the International Delegation to the 2021 Syrian Presidential Election

This independent delegation was assembled to witness the May 26, 2021 presidential election in Syria and to investigate on-the-ground conditions of Syrian life in the current period. Activists and journalists from Palestine, Syria, South Africa, France, Canada, and the United States joined this delegation on the invitation of the Syria Solidarity Movement and Arab Americans 4 Syria. This joint statement[…]

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International Delegation Visits Douma Day Before Syrian Elections

by Staff, published on Fightback News, May 26, 2021 Douma, Syria – On Tuesday, May 25, one day before the Syrian election, an international delegation, which includes a number of observers from the U.S., visited the war-torn cities of Douma and Jobar just outside Damascus. The observers viewed tunnel networks used by terrorists during the six-year occupation of the city[…]

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Eyewitness report: Syrians Celebrate Election Outcome

by Kobi Guillory, published on Fightback News, May 28, 2021 Damascus, Syria – On Wednesday, May 26, election day in Syria, crowds flocked to polling places to cast their votes. A delegation of observers from the U.S., South Africa, France and Palestine visited polling locations east of Damascus in the war-torn Ghouta region to witness the voting and celebrations taking[…]

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Peace Delegation Visits Nicaragua To Explore Impact Of US Sanctions

by Margaret Flowers, published on Popular Resistance, March 15, 2021 For the next two weeks, I am in Nicaragua on the first delegation organized by the Sanctions Kill coalition and the Friends of the ATC (Asociacion de Trabajadores del Campo – Association of Rural Workers) to study the impact of sanctions imposed by the United States on Nicaragua and learn[…]

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Yalta Conference Notes

by Bruce Gagnon, published on Organizing Notes, November 9, 2019 The Fifth Anniversary International Conference: “Crimea in the Current International Context” began on November 7 inside the Livadia Palace, Yalta, Crimea.  In these same rooms Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin met in 1945 to discuss the post-WW II architecture. More than 30 nations were represented (officially or unofficially) – I was[…]

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As the War Winds Down, Syria Is in the Early Stages of Recovery

by Judith Bello, September 20, 2019 I was privileged to attend the Third International Trade Union Forum in Solidarity with Syrian Workers and People To Break the Economic Sanctions and in Rejection of Imperial Interventions and Terrorism  in Damascus, Syria last week.   The Conference was hosted by the Syrian General Federation of Trade Unions, and I went as a representative[…]

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