Wednesday August 15, 2018
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BY staff | United States | 3/05/10
Tom Burke, spokesperson for the National Committee to Free Ricardo Palmera, urgently requests, “Help and aid from Americans, Colombians, and the international community to stop a crime.”
BY James Jordan | Colombia | 2/24/10
In early November I received a copy of a death threat made against student activists at the University of the Atlantic in Barranquilla, Colombia. The threat was sent out in the name of the “United Self-Defense Forces (AUC)-Rearmed”.
BY Josh Sykes | Colombia | 2/06/10
Professor James J. Brittain's new book, Revolutionary Social Change in Colombia: The Origin and Direction of the FARC-EP (Pluto Press, London: 2010), is a thoroughly researched and documented academic study of the Colombian revolution and of its largest and longest lasting guerrilla organization, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People’s Army (FARC-EP).
BY Tom Burke | United States | 1/21/10
The U.S. government is stepping up its surveillance and harassment of U.S. activists in an attempt to intimidate them and dampen their spirits for the change we believe in.
BY Mick Kelly | United States | 12/16/09
Speaking with Fight Back! Dec. 15, a leader of the U.S.-based National Committee to Free Ricardo Palmera, Tom Burke, slammed a Nov. 12 lawsuit filed in Florida Middle District Court against the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).
BY staff | Colombia | 11/24/09
Fight Back! spoke with Martina Giraldo at the protest to shut down the School of the Americas in Fort Benning, Georgia.
BY staff | Colombus, GA | 11/20/09
The following flier will be distributed at the School of Americas Protest in Columbus Georgia on Nov. 21.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 10/14/09
Outside the Colombian consulate in Chicago Oct. 1, 30 students, solidarity and labor activists chanted in support of political prisoners held by the Colombian government of President Uribe.
BY James Jordan | Bogotá, Colombia | 9/23/09
Liliany Obando is powerful. She is one thousands of Colombian political prisoners. For a year now, I have known Liliany through letters. We finally met face-to-face on three occasions, during a delegation sponsored by the U.S.-based Campaign for Labor Rights and the Colombia Action Network.
BY Angela Denio | Colombia | 9/08/09
In August, a delegation of U.S. students, trade unionists and anti-war activists traveled to Colombia to meet with leaders in the struggle there.
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