Solidarity with Lili Obando & Colombian political prisoners

Speech given by Karen Sullivan of the Anti-War Committee

 

I’m going to be speaking to you today about the Colombian union, FENSUAGRO, and one of their leaders Lilian Obando, and why her situation requires solidarity. I hope to relay how her story illustrates the extreme repression many Colombians face, if they oppose the Uribe government,

 

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Freedom for Colombia Political Prisoners

Saturday, May 15th @ 3pm @ May Day Books, 301 Cedar Ave. S., Mpls.

The U.S. has spent almost 6 billion dollars since 2001 on Plan Colombia.  Plan Colombia funds war and misery because our tax dollars are spent by the right wing Colombian government on death squads which target all forms of resistance – including trade union activists.  Colombia has horrible distinction of being the most dangerous place in the world to be a trade unionist and the worst human rights record in the Americas!

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Political Repression & State Violence from Minneapolis to Palestine: a talk by Dhoruba Bin-Wahad

Sunday, February 28, 7:00 p.m. (Community Dinner, Donations Accepted) Walker Church, 3100 16th Avenue South, Minneapolis.

Monday, March 1, 7:00 p.m. (Lecture) University of Minnesota, Blegen Hall, Room 5, 269 19th Avenue South, Minneapolis.

Tuesday, March 2, 11:15 a.m. (Lecture) Hamline University, Sundin Music Hall, 1536 Hewitt Avenue, St. Paul.

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