Russian Foreign Ministry statement on the case of Alex Saab

Commentary by Nikolai Lakhonin, Deputy Director of the Department of Information and Press Department of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the illegal actions by Washington to extradite to the US Special Envoy of the Government of Venezuela A. Saab Комментарий заместителя Директора Департамента информации и печати МИД России Н.Т.Лахонина о неправомерных действиях Вашингтона … Continue reading Russian Foreign Ministry statement on the case of Alex Saab

Ambassador Alex Saab letter to the Venezuelan people: “No Retreat, No Surrender”

¡No hay retroceso, no hay rendición! Carta del embajador Alex Saab al pueblo venezolano The Venezuelan Special Envoy to Iran, Alex Saab, reiterated his call for justice, through a letter received through his lawyers, one day before the case is to be heard again in the Constitutional Court of Cape Verde on August 13. NO … Continue reading Ambassador Alex Saab letter to the Venezuelan people: “No Retreat, No Surrender”

Thurs June 17: Free Julian Assange with his father & brother, Flint Taylor, Jerome McDonnell

Rally to Free Julian Assange! Speakers include: Julian Assange father and brother, Flint Taylor (People’s Law Office), Jerome McDonnell (WBEZ Worldview), Kevin Gosztola (reporter at Assange trial, with ShadowProof.com) Thursday June 17, 4:30-6 pm 625 N. Michigan https://www.facebook.com/andy.thayer1/videos/10224325301817370 https://www.facebook.com/events/823365964945718?ref=newsfeed Co-sponsors: Chicago Committee against War and Racism, Chicago Area Peace Action, Assange Defense, Chicago ALBA Solidarity, Chicago … Continue reading Thurs June 17: Free Julian Assange with his father & brother, Flint Taylor, Jerome McDonnell

#FreeAlexSaab Delegation First Day in Cabo Verde: Denied Access to Alex Saab

#FreeAlexSaab Delegation Encounters on the First Day in Cabo Verde By Roger D. Harris, Task Force on the Americas June 4, 2021, Sal Island, Cabo Verde. In their first full day in Cabo Verde, the emergency human rights delegation met with Saab’s lawyer and the Venezuelan ambassador, tried to meet with the local police commander, … Continue reading #FreeAlexSaab Delegation First Day in Cabo Verde: Denied Access to Alex Saab

Free Alex Saab! Sign the Petition to Cape Verde!

The US Government ordered Venezuelan diplomat detained, held in isolation, and denied needed medical care in Cabo Verde! Join us in the struggle to free Alex Saab. We ask you to send the letter below to President Biden and President Fonseca and Prime Minister Correia e Silva of Cabo Verde. Signed: Oliver Stone Noam Chomsky Vijay … Continue reading Free Alex Saab! Sign the Petition to Cape Verde!

The US Plan to Imprison Businesspeople in other Countries for “Violating” Illegal US Sanctions: The Cases of Alex Saab, Meng Wanzhou, Mun Chol Myong

US economic sanctions are a weapon against states which choose a development path independent of US global domination. Sanctions can take the form of blocking a nation’s financial and trade transactions, not allowing financial institutions to process them. The US can also freeze the assets of another country. The US uses sanctions as a tool … Continue reading The US Plan to Imprison Businesspeople in other Countries for “Violating” Illegal US Sanctions: The Cases of Alex Saab, Meng Wanzhou, Mun Chol Myong

Rally to Demand Freedom for Julian Assange

  Rally to Demand Britain Free Julian Assange Tuesday April 16, 4:30-6 pm 625 N. Michigan, outside British Consulate https://www.facebook.com/ChicagoALBASolidarityCommittee/photos/gm.626982934445600/2348855928729935/?type=3&theater "Every time we witness an injustice and do not act, we train our character to be passive in its presence and thereby eventually lose all ability to defend ourselves and those we love."    Julian … Continue reading Rally to Demand Freedom for Julian Assange

Loyola Political Film Series November-December 2017

Sundays,  2pm Loyola University (downtown) Corboy Law Center, room  301,  25 E. Pearson Street, Chicago (one block north of Chicago & State Red line L stop)  November 5                 October: Ten Days that Shook the World        Sergei Eisenstein     1928       104 min Soviet silent historical film by Sergei Eisenstein It is a dramatic celebration of the 1917 … Continue reading Loyola Political Film Series November-December 2017

Fall 2016 Film Series: The Fight Against the 1%

Fall 2016 LoyolaFilm Series:  The Fight Against the 1%  Sundays,  2pm  Loyola University (downtown) Corboy Law Center, room  301,    25 E. Pearson Street, Chicago (one block north of Chicago & State Red line L stop)   September  18           Shock Doctrine                                78 min       2009  A documentary adaptation Naomi Klein's 2007 book, The Shock Doctrine. An investigation of … Continue reading Fall 2016 Film Series: The Fight Against the 1%