Stop the Wars at Home and Abroad!

Alex Saab is Free: A victory Over US Imperialist Sanctions

by staff, published on Fight Back! News, December 20, 2023 Miami, FL – Alex Saab, a Venezuelan diplomat, is now free after long negotiations between Venezuela’s government and the U.S. State Department. Saab flew back to Venezuela on Wednesday, December 20 into the waiting arms of his wife, Camilla Fabri Saab. He will be able to hug his children after[…]

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A call to free Leonard Peltier After 50 Years in Prison

by Phil Pasquini, published on Countercurrents, September 14, 2023 On Leonard Peltier’s 79th birthday, September 12 his family members along with hundreds of Native American activists and numerous supporters demonstrated at the White House calling on President Biden to grant him clemency so that he will not die in prison. Peltier, who was convicted in 1977 of killing two FBI[…]

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Inside the High-Security “Black Site” Where Leonard Peltier Is Incarcerated

by Silja J. A. Talvi, published on Truthout,  September 28, 2023 nbeknownst to most protesters who gathered at the White House on the occasion of Native American political prisoner Leonard Peltier’s 79th birthday, Peltier wasn’t able to celebrate, much less receive reports on how the well-attended event was progressing. That’s because Peltier, who is now spending his 48th year in[…]

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The Case Against the Case Against Julian Assange

by Stephen Rohde, published on Socialist Action*, April 8, 2023 Like the Trump administration that preceded it, the Biden administration is seeking the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to stand trial on an indictment under the infamous Espionage Act of 1917. As the unprecedented U.S. prosecution of Assange reaches a critical stage, a growing number of elite media outlets,[…]

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State Department & Senate Leaders Troll Assange

by Joe Lauria, published on Consortium News, April 25, 2023 The following is an address delivered by Consortium News Editor-in-Chief Joe Lauria at a rally for Julian Assange in front of the U.S. Department of Justice Building in Washington on April 11, the fourth anniversary of Assange’s arrest.  At our last rally in front of this Justice Department building last[…]

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Denial of Mumia’s Appeal: An Affront to Basic Justice and the Law

by Betsy Piette, published on Workers World, April 3, 2023 Philadelphia Mumia Abu-Jamal, his family and his supporters around the world had every reason and right to hope that all their hard work would pay off in persuading Judge Lucretia Clemons from the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas to follow and apply the law, as has been done in[…]

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Leonard Peltier’s 46 Years in Prison: ‘What Else Do You Want?’

by Mark Trahan, published on Fire This Time, Winter Edition 2023                        (originally published on the Navajo/Hopi Observer, October 18, 2023) Sadly, though according to this article, Leonard Peltier’s request for Clemency was sent to the President months ago, he remains in prison to this day.  Justice delayed is justice denied.  Free Leonard Peltier NOW!  [jb] Leonard Peltier’s name has[…]

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Free Alex Saab: Report from NLG and IADL Meeting with Imprisoned Venezuelan Diplomat

“A Nuclear Bomb would be better. At least with a Nuclear Bomb we die quickly. With the U.S. Sanctions we die every day.”  – Alex Saab Members of the National Lawyers Guild (NFL) and International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL) met with Venezuelan special envoy and political prisoner Alex Saab this week in the Federal Detention Center-Miami. Audrey Bomse, a[…]

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A Song for Julian:  Lyrics by Dennis Bernstein, Sung by Francisco Herrera

Great New Video from the Free Julian Assange Campaign! A Song for Julian:  Lyrics by Dennis Bernstein, Sung by Francisco Herrera It’s a shame that they have classified this video to make it unavailable to show an embed.  I suppose the restraint might be justified by the scenes from the ‘Collateral Murder’ video, but it’s also something they don’t want[…]

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Ana Belén Montes, Exemplary Hero, Defender Of Cuba, Will be Freed

by Stansfield Smith, published on Chicago Alba Solidarity, January 5, 2023 On January 8, 2023 the US has to release one of its many political prisoners, most being fighters against its repression of Third World peoples. Ana Belén Montes, heroic defender of Cuba’s sovereignty, will be freed after over 21 years in a federal military prison. She was a top[…]

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