Nicanotes: Guest Post: Continued International NGO Assault on Nicaragua

This week we include a guest blog by Tortilla con Sal which was first published by Telesur. Amnesty International has followed international non-governmental groups Frontline Defenders and Global Witness with a hit piece on Nicaragua using false claims of government human rights violations by conflating anti-canal organizing in the far south of the country with…

Human Rights and the Global Prison

By July Henriquez, attorney and director of Lazos de Dignidad, one of AfGJ’s closest partnered organizations. July has been defending Colombia’s political prisoners for over eleven years. The following is translated and reprinted with permission from Fundación Lazos de Dignidad.  http://fundacionlazosdedignidad.org/Articulos.html  Trans. Nasim Chatha Capital and the Prison: A Lethal Mix for the Poor The prison…

KGNU: La Lucha Sigue : Spotlight on AFGJ

The Struggle Continues Host: Irene Rodriguez This episode originally aired on July 17th, 2017 This episode of La Lucha Sigue Highlights the Alliance for Global Justice’s Solidarity Work with the People of South America. Click Below to Listen to the Show! LISTEN TO THE SHOW The show includes: An overview of AFGJ’s work and a…

NicaNotes: ATC: Defending Rural Workers Since the 1970s

  The Nicaragua Network/Alliance for Global Justice has a sister relationship with the Rural Workers Association through the US-based Friends of the ATC. The February 2017 portion of our Honduras-Nicaragua delegation was hosted by the ATC and we plan further collaborations on delegations in the future. This week’s guest blog is a description of the…

Global False Witness – Targeting Nicaragua

Originally published on Tortilla con Sal, August 2nd 2017 Global Witness is a well-established environmental and human rights non-governmental organization based in Britain. As with many other similar organizations, its reports often figure in news media as authoritative sources on international issues. Ever since the 1980s and, increasingly so, after the turn of the century,…