Free Alex Saab webinar, Feb. 3

February 3rd, 2022 at 3:30pm PT / 6:30pm ET

This is a bilingual webinar will be have Spanish-English interpretation.

El seminario web tendrá interpretación español-inglés.

When: Thursday, February 3, 2022
7:30pm Caracas / 6:30pm EST / 5:30 CST / 3:30 PST
Who: Alliance for Global Justice and cosponsors (listed below)
Why: To demand the immediate release of Alex Saab, kidnapped Venezuelan diplomat
Alex Saab, Venezuelan diplomat illegally seized and imprisoned by the US government has for what it considers a “violation” of the US economic warfare on Venezuela. He was in fact assisting Venezuela in legally working around the US blockade by finding the means to import food, medicine, and materials for the Venezuelan oil industry.

Saab is currently being held in Florida where he faces trial. The US government is seeking to coerce Alex Saab into disclosing the methods Venezuela uses to circumvent the US-Canadian-European sanctions with the goal of further tightening the economic blockade and suffering on the Venezuelan people. These sanctions are illegal according to the United Nations.

His seizure by the US violates long-standing international law for one country to arrest and imprison a diplomat of another country. Alex Saab’s next trial date will be in Atlanta the week of April 4th.

Join us for an update and find out how you can get involved and support the movement to Free Alex Saab!

This webinar will be recorded. Register now to reserve a spot for the live broadcast (even if you can’t attend) and email you the replay link.

Co-sponsored by:

Alliance for Global Justice, Task Force on the Americas, International Action Center, Chicago ALBA Solidarity, Asociación Americana de Juristas, The Canada Files, National Lawyers Guild International Committee, Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network, Friends of Latin America, Cindy Sheehan’s Soapbox, All-African People’s Revolutionary Party (GC), Friends of Irish Freedom, Cuba Inside Out, Massachusetts Peace Action, Popular Resistance, United National AntiWar Coalition, Chicago Anti-War Coalition, Fire This Time Movement for Social Justice, Frente Hugo Chavez para la Defensa de los Pueblos- Canada, Council on Hemispheric Affairs, International Family and Friends of Mumia Abu Jamal, Code Pink, AntiConquista, Orinoco Tribune, Alberto Lovera Bolivarian Circle, Center for Political Education, La Troika, Committees of Correspondence or Democracy & Socialism, Winnipeg Venezuela Peace Committee, Louis Riel Bolivarian Circle Toronto, Center for Global Studies – Purdue Northwest, African Awareness Association, Southsiders for Peace (Chicago), Just Peace Advocates, Committee to Stop FBI Repression, Samidoun NY/NJ, La Voz de los de Abajo, Sanctions Kill Coalition, US Peace Council, Pacific NW Latin America and Caribbean Task Force, LELO/A Legacy of Equality Leadership and Organizing, Portland Central America Solidarity Committee, Rochester Committee on Latin America, Casa Baltimore/Limay, Solidarity Committee of the Americas (Women Against Military Madness)

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