*El español sigue después del inglés For Immediate Release October 12, 2021 Contact: Victoria Cervantes (514) 606-1153, Karen Spring 504-9584-8572(whatsapp). The Honduras Solidarity Network (HSN) in North America congratulates the Black Fraternal Organization of Honduras (OFRANEH) and its Coordinator Miriam Miranda as they receive the 45th Annual Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Award from the Institute for … Continue reading The Honduras Solidarity Network (HSN) in North America congratulates the Black Fraternal Organization of Honduras (OFRANEH) and its Coordinator Miriam Miranda.
“I usually just run the 13.1 miles, no preparation, no training, and it’s an event. This time I am doing it differently, committing to my own self-care, my own transformation, and aiming to connect my own struggle with the struggle for justice, in some small way, learning more about myself, the people and issues DJPC … Continue reading Melissa Nix will be running the Colfax half marathon on Saturday to connect struggles.
We call on the U.S. government to immediately halt expulsions of Haitians. The Denver Justice and Peace Committee, DJPC condemns the maltreatment and expulsion of Haitian refugees at the US-Mexico border. The Biden Administration’s use of the racist Title 42 of the Trump era to justify the expulsion of Haitian people seeking refuge is deplorable. … Continue reading We call on the U.S. government to immediately halt expulsions of Haitians.
International Organizations in Search of Justice for Salvadoran Political Prisoners The following statement was printed on Monday, August 21, 2021 in El Salvador’s largest newspaper, La Prensa Gráfica. We, the undersigned international organizations, in defense of human rights, declare our profound concern regarding Salvadoran authorities’ detention of former officials and members of the Council of … Continue reading International Organizations in Search of Justice for Salvadoran Political Prisoners
WE’LL BE WORKING AT TWO COMMUNITY FARMS: Dear friends, We want to share with you the wonderful news that this year we will be doing our annual Build for Peace fundraiser at two farms that provide food justice to our communities. We are looking for volunteers, up to 15 per location, to join us in … Continue reading Call for Volunteers: Build for Peace 2021
Sister and Brothers, As some of you know, the DJPC has been actively asking our elected officials to support three Honduras human rights bills currently in Congress. We feel strongly that, if passed, these three bills will help to reduce human rights violations, save the lives of Hondurans, and allow their country to move … Continue reading Ask Senators Hickenlooper and Bennet to Co-Sponsor S.388
Aviva Chomsky: Cuban Protestors Are Not Calling for the Overthrow of the Government or Foreign Intervention By Ana Alakija Earlier this year, Cuba was featured in international headlines as an archetypal of a nation moving quickly against the emerging threat of COVID-19. Cuba was one of the first Latin American countries in developing and manufacturing … Continue reading Aviva Chomsky: Cuban Protestors Are Not Calling for the Overthrow of the Government or Foreign Intervention.
Today on The Global Day Against Mega Mining we see the official re-launch of ‘Basic principles for protecting your community from extractive industries’. This guide, written by Ecuadorean activist Carlos Zorilla, is the best guide to community-led resistance we know of. Yes to Life No to Mining has redesigned the guide, making it more accessible … Continue reading Guide to resisting mining – new edition released on the Global Day Against Mega Mining
The 22nd of July 2021 is the Global Day Against Mining. This year, it finds most of us under COVID lockdowns that, in many cases, are restricting our rights and rendering our struggles against destructive mining invisible. Yet the global mining industry freely operates under the guise of post-pandemic recovery. Wherever we are today, we … Continue reading Global Day of Action against Mining/Día de Acción Global contra la Minería
On June 14, our Bord Chair, Lynn Holland, published a Letter to the Editor in Denver University paper Clarion. LTTE: A Call to Suspend Military Aid to Honduras As many are aware, Hondurans continue to arrive at the U.S. border to seek shelter much as they did during the Trump administration. Their desperate stories are … Continue reading A Call to Suspend Military Aid to Honduras. By Lynn Holland.