Letter of Alex Saab – August 10, 2020

Date: August 10,  2020 Title: My name is Alex Saab Addressed to: Ulisses Correia Your Excellency Ulisses Correia e Silva Prime Minister of the Republic of Cape Verde Varzea Government Palace, Cidade da Praia, Ilha de Santiago, Republic of Cape Verde. Dear Prime Minister, my name is Alex Nain Saab Moran and I have been … Continue reading Letter of Alex Saab – August 10, 2020

Latin America rallies behind Julian Assange

Meriem Laribi. Le Monde Diplomatique. January 31, 2023 https://mondediplo.com/2023/02/03latin-america-assange?emci=7c1c2058-38a2-ed11-994d-00224832eb73&emdi=b7164738-39a2-ed11-994d-00224832eb73&ceid=8735174 There’s one America that persecutes Julian Assange, another that supports him. When WikiLeaks made its explosive revelations of classified documents in 2010, Fidel Castro said that Assange had ‘morally brought [the US] to its knees’. He wrote that Assange was ‘demonstrating that the most powerful empire … Continue reading Latin America rallies behind Julian Assange

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

painting by Carlito Rovira Stansfield Smith 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 … Continue reading Ana Belén Montes, Exemplary Hero, Defender Of Cuba, Will be Freed

Judge Decision Denying Alex Saab’s Right to Diplomatic Immunity

United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida United States of America, Plaintiff v. Alex Nain Saab Moran, Defendant.               Criminal Case No. 19-20450-CR-Scola Final Order on the Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss the Indictment This cause is before the Court upon Defendant Alex Nain Saab Moran’s motion to dismiss the indictment based upon his … Continue reading Judge Decision Denying Alex Saab’s Right to Diplomatic Immunity

Day 3: Closing Arguments in Legal Hearing Concerning US Political Prisoner Alex Saab’s Diplomatic Status

Free Alex Saab Movement Marches to National Assembly of Venezuela, Denounces Kidnapping of Diplomat by US Stansfield Smith, ChicagoALBASolidarity.org After day one and day two of the hearing, December 12-13, the case of Alex Saab’s diplomatic immunity wrapped up on the third day, December 20. Judge Robert Scola in the US District Court for the … Continue reading Day 3: Closing Arguments in Legal Hearing Concerning US Political Prisoner Alex Saab’s Diplomatic Status

Day 2 of Legal Hearing Concerning US Political Prisoner Alex Saab’s Diplomatic Status

On Tuesday, December 13, the second day of the hearing (see first day here), the prosecution presented its case why the US rejects Saab’s status as a diplomat. The prosecution presentation initially focused on Saab being a “cooperative source” for the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) between 2016-2019, meeting with DEA agents several times. The … Continue reading Day 2 of Legal Hearing Concerning US Political Prisoner Alex Saab’s Diplomatic Status

Day 1 of Legal Hearing Concerning US Political Prisoner Alex Saab’s Diplomatic Status

The long delayed official hearing on the question of the Venezuela Special Envoy Alex Saab’s status as a diplomat finally began December 12, 2022. The US government had him seized in Cape Verde two and a half years ago, June 12, 2020, in violation of his  diplomatic immunity as guaranteed in the Geneva Convention. At … Continue reading Day 1 of Legal Hearing Concerning US Political Prisoner Alex Saab’s Diplomatic Status

U.S. Department of Justice continues its extraterritoriality in Alex Saab’s immunity case

Departamento de Justicia de EE.UU. continua extraterritorialidad en caso de inmunidad de Alex Saab The United States Department of Justice office, in full disregard of Venezuela's internal laws and processes, filed a motion in which it seeks to cast doubt on the appointment of Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab in 2018, as a justification to disregard … Continue reading U.S. Department of Justice continues its extraterritoriality in Alex Saab’s immunity case

Cornel West Statement Demands the Immediate Release of Alex Saab

October 11, 2022 FREE ALEX SAAB Dear Friends, Brothers and Sisters A year ago, October 16, 2021, a grave injusJce was perpetrated. The long arm of US injustice abducted Venezuelan Special Envoy Alex Saab and threw him into prison in Miami, where he has languished ever since. In a personal letter I received from Special … Continue reading Cornel West Statement Demands the Immediate Release of Alex Saab

Free Julian Assange leafleting, Tuesday September 27, 11:30- 1:00 pm, State of Illinois Building plaza

We will be doing public outreach concerning Julian Assange's frame-up and imprisonment Tuesday September 27, Randolph and Clark, 11:30-1:00 pm. We have our new flyer here: On 5 April 2010, WikiLeaks published ‘Collateral Murder’, a classified US military video depicting the indiscriminate slaying of over a dozen civilians in the Iraqi suburb of New Baghdad, … Continue reading Free Julian Assange leafleting, Tuesday September 27, 11:30- 1:00 pm, State of Illinois Building plaza