International Letter Demands Freedom for Sara Quiñonez and Tulia Maris Valencia Afro-Colombian Social Movement Leaders Detained on False Charges

April 26, 2018   International Letter Demands Freedom for Sara Quiñonez and Tulia Maris Valencia Afro-Colombian Social Movement Leaders Detained on False Charges   For Immediate Release- Individuals and organizations from around the world sent a letter today to Colombian Attorney General Nestor Humberto Martinez demanding that the government drop its baseless charges against social movement leaders Sara Quiñonez and her mother Tulia Maris Valencia. Both women are human rights defenders from the Afro-Colombian Community Council of Alto Mira and Frontera and members of the Black Communities Process (Proceso de Comunidades Negras, PCN).   The human rights advocates face politically motivated accusations as a result of their work on behalf of the collective and human rights of Afro-descendant communities. At their…

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Black is Back Coalition official statement: U.S. out of Syria; police out of the African Community!

The Black is Back Coalition for Social Justice, Peace and Reparations (BiBC) condemns in the strongest possible terms the lawless bombing of Syria by the imperialist bandits of the U.S., France and England. We know that the proclaimed reason for the illegal action by the U.S. and the colonial powers of France and England was contrived to justify escalation of the war against the Syrian people and government by the U.S. following the recent declaration of U.S. President Donald Trump that U.S. troops would be withdrawn from its colonial occupation of that land. Chief proponents of a strong military presence in Syria include the illegitimate white settler state of Israel that functions as a forward military base for U.S. imperialist parasitic…

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BIBC holds press conferences to “Stop the Colonial War Against Syria!”

On Saturday, April 14, the Black is Back Coalition held a press conference at the Dredd Scott Court House in St. Louis, MO Presenters included Chairman Omali Yeshitela, the founder of the Black is Back Coalition, Kalambayi Andenet, the President of the International People's Democratic Uhuru Movement (InPDUM) and Penny Hess, Chairwoman of the African People's Solidarity Committee (APSC). A similar press conference was also held in St. Petersburg, FL.

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