November 2 Chicago Speak Out and Picket against the US Blockade on Cuba

As part of the international week of protests against the US blockade against Cuba, we in Chicago organized a press conference and picket line on November 2 at noon in Federal Plaza. The keynote speakers were Dr. Peter Orris, Director of the University of Illinois at Chicago Occupational Health Services Institute, and professor of Health … Continue reading November 2 Chicago Speak Out and Picket against the US Blockade on Cuba

November 2, noon: Chicago Press Conference and protest against the US blockade of Cuba

Wednesday,  November 2, 12 noon Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn, Chicago On Nov 2nd and 3rd, the UN General Assembly will discuss and vote, for the 30th year, to oppose Washington's world-wide sanctions against Cuba and any nation that trades with them. The vote last year was 182-2 to condemn these US hostile actions. On … Continue reading November 2, noon: Chicago Press Conference and protest against the US blockade of Cuba

Friday October 14, Federal Plaza 4:30-6 pm: Stop the War in Ukraine! Demand that Biden Negotiate Now!

The US needs to sit down with Russia and Negotiate an end to the Ukraine War! Friday October 14, 4:30 - 6 p-m Federal Plaza, 230 S. Dearborn President Biden admitted the world faces ““the prospect of Armageddon” for the first time “since Kennedy and the Cuban Missile Crisis.” The present Ukraine proxy war between … Continue reading Friday October 14, Federal Plaza 4:30-6 pm: Stop the War in Ukraine! Demand that Biden Negotiate Now!

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

Tuesday July 26: Rally for Julian Assange at United Center, Roger Waters concert

Roger Waters, the musician, is on a national tour, and will be at the United Center July 26. One reason for his concerts is to build solidarity with Julian Assange. That will be part of his show that evening. They and the national Assange Defense campaign want supporters to leaflet and have banners outside. This … Continue reading Tuesday July 26: Rally for Julian Assange at United Center, Roger Waters concert

Free Alex Saab Campaign in New York and Chicago Puerto Rico People’s Parade, June 11-12, 2022

Oscar Lopez Rivera leading the Chicago Free Alex Saab contingent at Puerto Rico Peoples Parade New York Puerto Rican Day Parade demand release of Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab New York Free Alex Saab contingent The Free Alex Saab Movement of New York raised its voice against the aggressions of the United States against the diplomat … Continue reading Free Alex Saab Campaign in New York and Chicago Puerto Rico People’s Parade, June 11-12, 2022

June 11: Join the Free Alex Saab contingent in Chicago Puerto Rico People’s Parade

Copy of our banner for the Puerto Rico People's ParadeWe in the Chicago Alex Saab campaign were asked by Oscar Lopez Rivera to be part of the Alex Saab contingent this Saturday June 11 at the Puerto Rico People's Day Parade. Oscar Lopez Rivera will be kicking off the whole parade march, and he may be with … Continue reading June 11: Join the Free Alex Saab contingent in Chicago Puerto Rico People’s Parade

June 2 webinar: Venezuela’s Position on the Ukraine War with Carlos Ron, Venezuela Vice Minister for North America

Venezuela's Stand on the War in Ukraine Thursday June 2, 7pm ET Register here Carlos Ron, President, Simón Bolívar Institute, and Venezuela's Vice Minister for North America, will explain Venezuela's position on the war in the Ukraine and its causes, and Venezuela's call for negotiations to end the conflict. Previous statements by Chavista government officials: … Continue reading June 2 webinar: Venezuela’s Position on the Ukraine War with Carlos Ron, Venezuela Vice Minister for North America

May 16: Free Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab Imprisoned in the US! End the US Blockade of Venezuela, which has killed over 100,000 civilians!

Monday, May 16 11:30am-1 pmRandolph and Clark, State of Illinois Building National Lawyers Guild International Calls for the Immediate Release of Venezuelan Diplomat Alex Saab The National Lawyers Guild International calls for the immediate release of Venezuelan Special Envoy Alex Saab, imprisoned in a Miami federal prison by the United States in a violation of diplomatic … Continue reading May 16: Free Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab Imprisoned in the US! End the US Blockade of Venezuela, which has killed over 100,000 civilians!

April 26 Webinar on Alex Saab case with Alfred de Zayas, President of the National Lawyers Guild, Oscar Lopez Rivera, Camila Saab

Register now >Alex Saab is a Venezuelan diplomat who is imprisoned in a United States federal court in Miami, Florida, his arrest is a violation of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations. The only crime that the Venezuelan diplomat has committed has been to evade the illegal sanctions imposed on the Venezuelan people by the United States.Alex … Continue reading April 26 Webinar on Alex Saab case with Alfred de Zayas, President of the National Lawyers Guild, Oscar Lopez Rivera, Camila Saab