Palestine, Panama, the DRC: Impact by Extraction

As the West becomes increasingly dependent on the natural resources within Black and Indigenous territories, the tactics used to extract said resources have become inconceivably violent. In the case of Palestine, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Panama, imperialist powers have made it clear that the survival of civilians is inconsequential to the profits of resource extraction. The assault on Palestine is inseparable from the fresh water and oil fields that the Israeli government is insistent on controlling. Similarly in the DRC, the massacre and displacement of thousands stems from mining companies and their profit-maximizing goal of extracting cobalt . . .

Peru and The Viceroy of Bernechea

By Eugenio Raúl Zaffaroni y Guido Leonardo Croxatto Translation by Percy Lujan, Clau O’Brien Moscoso Since the unconstitutional removal of Pedro Castillo, president of Peru – a rural teacher from the northern region of Cajamarca, supported by Evo Morales, Petro and AMLO – last December, there have been a series of confusions, not always innocent, about what led to his impeachment. He was accused of an impossible crime of which he was not even informed by his captors (the police who arrested him aimed at his children with machine guns, in a way that was unnecessary and coup-like). They arrested . . .

The Demand For a Ceasefire is Necessary But Not Sufficient

“The nightmare in Gaza is more than a humanitarian crisis. It is a crisis of humanity,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres told reporters in New York, adding that the need for a ceasefire is becoming “more urgent with every passing hour.”  Hundreds of thousands of people are demonstrating across the planet in opposition to the outrage of being forced to witness the barbaric state terror and collective punishment of the occupied and oppressed people of Palestine by the illegitimate settler-colonial state of Israel.  The flood of images of dead Palestinian children and even the audio of Palestinian women screaming in between . . .

Claim to be Pan-Africanist? Zionism is a Litmus Test

In the 1980s, the title for this article was a commonly stated refrain to express the extent to which Zionism was shielded and protected in ways different from how all other forms of settler colonialism were treated. The then settler colonial regimes in apartheid ruled Azania (South Africa), the Americas, and Australia, were generally accepted and criticized as crimes against humanity (at least on some level),  but the issue of Palestine was still viewed by many, even on the so-called left, as something different. For example, there was a specific event organized at Cal State University, Sacramento, in the spring . . .

The Forgotten Kenya Airlift by Eastern Socialist Countries

When Barack Obama made history as the first black president of the United States, history was made, and the world watched in amazement and hope. The election of the first black president ushered in an era of high expectations, especially among black people and the oppressed who had long hoped for great change in the nation’s trajectory on inequality, police brutality and racism, if his speeches were something to go with. However, as his presidency unfolded, it became evident that the situation for majority oppressed people in America remained challenging if not worse, and his foreign policy decisions, such as . . .

Remembering Afro-Palestinian Freedom Fighter Fatima Bernawi

Written by the The A-APRP Germany Today we remember Afro-Palestinian freedom fighter Fatima Bernawi. Exactly one year ago, on November 3rd 2022, she passed away at the age of 83. We remember her legacy to recall our commitment to the Palestinian liberation struggle and in absolute condemnation of repeated and ongoing genocidal atrocities committed by the settler colonialist regime of Israel backed by their western allies. These same Zionist forces that assassinate Palestinians also train the police and military in Africa and around the world to repress dissent and to uphold racism and imperialist exploitation. We condemn the repression against . . .

The Unspoken Colonial Contradiction of Haiti

Written by Erica Caines and Austin Cole Since 1804, The Haitian Revolution has been discussed throughout the African world as its personal pride. Described as the largest and most successful slave rebellion in the Western Hemisphere, over the span of 10 years the “first Black republic”, Haiti, challenged colonial powers ending French control eventually winning its independence.  Haiti’s success had a far-reaching impact, both directly and indirectly, contributing to the broader movement toward freedom, equality, and the end of colonialism and slavery. The success of the Haitian Revolution influenced the leaders of Latin American independence movements receiving support from Haiti, . . .

From Burkina Faso: End the War on Cuba

The Thomas Sankara Center For African Liberation And Unity and the Burkina Faso section of The All-African People’s Revolutionary Party, A-APRP, have learned with great consternation of the despicable terrorist attack perpetrated against the Cuban embassy in Washington, D.C. This is the latest in a long series of terrorist actions carried out against Cuba from within the United States since the triumph of the Cuban revolution. The aim of this action is regime change, the very opposite of any acceptable definition of democracy. This attack is an affront to Cuba’s sovereignty, aimed at tarnishing the spirit of a people and . . .