International Support

Resolutions/Letters of Support

United Nations Decolonization Committee Resolutions, for many years, most recently: Special Committee decision of 22 June 2015 concerning Puerto Rico, A/AC.109/2015/L.6

American Association of Jurists (Buenos Aires, Argentina, September 2008; Caracas, Venezuela, September 2009; Quito, Ecuador, 2010;
Buenos Aires, Argentina, November 2014)

American Association of Jurists (Statement to General Assembly of
Human Rights Council, Geneva, Switzerland, March 12, 2012)

American Association of Jurists (statement to the Human Rights Council, Geneva, Switzerland, June 2015)

American Association of Jurists, Puerto Rico Chapter

International Association of Democratic Lawyers (Hanoi,Viet Nam, June 2009; Brussels, Belgium, April 2014; statement to the Human Rights Council, Geneva, Switzerland, June 2015)

International Federation of Bar Associations and Organizations of
Attorneys of the Antilles, Dominican Republic, August, 2014

World Council of the Socialist International (Costa Rica, January 2012)

Alianza Bolivariana para los Pueblos de Nuestra América (February 2012)

Foro Mundial (Sao Paulo, January 2012)

Foro de Sao Paulo (September 2014)

Senate of the Republic of Mexico, LXII Legislature, Permanent
Commission of the H. Congress of the Union, Foreign Relations, National Defense and Public Education, Second Work Commission (June 2015)

Comunidad de Estados Latinoamericanos y Caribeños (December 2011)
Conferencia Permanente de Partidos Políticos de América Latina y el Caribe

Confederación Parlamentaria de las Américas [Parliamentary
Confederation of the Americas] (Asunción, Paraguay, November 2014)

Federación Latinoamericana de Periodistas [FELAP] [Latin American
Federation of Journalists] (Ecuador, November 2014)

Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP)

Union of Cuban Journalists (September 2015)
Permanent Conference of Political Parties of Latin America and the
Caribbean (COPPPAL)(Dominican Republic, November 2015)

Congreso Latinoamericano y Caribeño por la Independencia de Puerto Rico [Latin American and Caribbean Congress for the Independence of Puerto Rico] (Panamá, 2006)

Partido Alternativo Popular de Panamá (July 2011)

Regional Latinoamericana de la Unión Internacional de Trabajadores de la Alimentación (UITA)
[International Union of Food Industry Workers, Latin American Region] (2013)

Movimiento Continental Bolivariano (MCB) [Bolivarian Continental
Movement] (2013)

Alianza por la Democracia de República Dominicana [Alliance for
Democracy of the Dominican Republic] (2013)

Centro de Acción Internacional [International Action Center] (2013)

Cumbre de Intelectuales, CELAC/UE, Construyendo Alternativas [Summit of Intellectuals, CELAC/EU, Building Alternatives] (Brussels, June 2015)

Basque Party SORTU (2013)

Communist Party of Chile (2013)

Socialist International, Committee for Latin America and the Caribbean (Guatemala)

3rd General Congress of the Federation of Workers of the Universities of the Americas (CONTUA) (Mexico City, October 2013)

Comité Latinoamericano y Caribeño de Organizaciones, Profesionales de
Trabajo Social /Servicio Social [Social Work / Social Service Professionals, Latin American and Caribbean Committee (May 2013)

Comité Dominicano de Solidaridad con la Revolución Bolivariana de
Venezuela

Orden de la Solidaridad ‘El Mehdi Ben Barka’ otorgada por la
Organización de Solidaridad con los Pueblos de Asia, África y América Latina (OSPAAAL) [‘El Mehdi Ben Barka’ Solidarity Award, awarded by the
Organization of Solidarity with the Peoples of Asia, Africa and Latin
America] (2013)

U.S./Cuba/Mexico/Latin America Labor Conference (Tijuana, August 2012)

Federación Democrática Internacional de Mujeres (FDIM), Región
América Latina y El Caribe [International Democratic Federation of
Women, Latin American and Caribbean Region] (San Salvador, April 2015)

International Network of Women Against Militarism (Puerto Rico,
February 2012)

El Partido de los Trabajadores [Workers Party]

World Federation of Trade Unions, Region of the Americas

International Syndicate of Elevator Constructors of Mexico

Cooperative of Equipping and Maintaining Vertical Transport of Mexico

Popular Alternative Party of Panama

14th Congress of the International Democratic Federation of Women (April 2007)

11th International Workshop on Emancipatory Paradigms (Havana 2015)

Summit of the Peoples of MERCOSUR, or Mercado Común del Sur
(Common Market of the South) (Asunción, Paraguay, December 2015)

19th International Seminar “Political Parties and a New Society” (Mexico City, March 2015)

20th International Seminar ‘’Political Parties and a New Society’’ (Mexico City, March 2016)

People’s Summit, convened parallel to the 7th Summit of the Americas (Panama, April 2015)

Latin American and Caribbean Region of the International Democratic
Federation of Women (San Salvador, April 2015)

People’s Summit parallel to the CELAC-EU Summit (Brussels, June 2015)

4th Solidarity Conference (Santiago de Cuba, July 2015)

3rd European Conference in Solidarity with the Sandinista Revolution
(Managua, July 2015)

21st Foro de Sao Paulo Conference (Mexico City, August 2015)

25th Congress of the Union of Beverage Industry Workers
(Honduras, August 2015)

38th Meeting of the Latin American Executive Board of UITA
(International Food Workers Union) (Dominican Republic, October 2015)

19th General Assembly of the World Federation of Democratic Youth
(Havana, November 2015)

6th Meeting of the Peoples of the Caribbean (Curaçao, August 2015)

Grito de los Excluidos Conference (Santo Domingo; Madrid)

Grito de los Excluidos Continental por Trabajo, Justicia y Vida (September 2014)
Canto de Todos Argentina (June 2015)

First Congress for Regional Political Integration (Uruguay, April 2012)

18th Meeting of the Sao Paulo Forum (July 2012)

International Summit of Popular Youth Movements (Sao Paulo, Brazil, May 2015)

International Seminar “Parties and a New Society” (Mexico, March 2015)

11th International Workshop on Emancipatory Paradigms (Havana,
February 2015)

Network of Intellectuals, Artists and Social Movements in Defense of
Humanity (Caracas, December 2014)

Movimiento Patriótico Revolucionario Quebracho

Partido Obrero Revolucionario

ELECTED OFFICIALS AND CIVIC LEADERS

José Mujica, President of Uruguay

Daniel Ortega, President of Nicaragua

Nicolas Maduro, President of Venezuela

Diosdado Cabello, President, Venezuela National Assembly

Raúl Alfonsín, ex-President of Argentina

Adolfo Pérez Esquivel, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Argentina

Mairead Corrigan Maguire, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Ireland

José Ramos Horta, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, East Timor

Rigoberta Menchú, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Guatemala

Jody Williams, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, United States

Gloria Flórez, Andean Parlamentarian, Colombia

Thage G. Peterson, former Speaker of Swedish Parliament, former Minister for Justice of Sweden, former Minister for Defense of Sweden

Hillevi Larsson, Member of Swedish Parliament

Amineh Kakabaveh, Member of Swedish Parliament

Torbjörn Björlund, Member of Swedish Parliament

Marco Venegas, Member of Swedish Parliament

Ann-Margarethe Livh, Vice Mayor, Municipality of Stockholm

Heinz Leitner, retired official of Federal Ministry of Labour, former member of Austrian Board of Paroles, Vienna, Austria

Rodrigo Cabezas Morales, diputado venezolano, presidente del Parlamento Latinoamericano (Parlatino) y director de Relaciones Internacionales del PSUV

Judge Baltasar Garzón Real, Fundación Internacional Pro Derechos Humanos y Jurisdicción Universal Baltasar Garzón, Spain

Ana Elisa Osorio, diputada venezolana, presidenta de la Comisión de Medio Ambiente y Turismo del Parlatino

Sonia Alesso, secretaria general adjunta, de la Confederación de Trabajadores de la Educación de la República Argentina (CTERA)

Rina Bertaccini, presidenta del Mopassol de Argentina y vicepresidenta del Consejo Mundial por la Paz

Carlos Martínez Mendoza, embajador de Venezuela en Argentina

Jorge Taiana, legislador de la Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, excanciller de la República Argentina

Carolus Wimer, presidente del Grupo venezolano al Parlatino, dirigente del PCV

Roy Daza, diputado, coordinador de la Comisión de Ciudadanía y Derechos Humanos del Grupo venezolano del Parlatino

Marelys Pérez Marcano, diputada, integrante del Grupo Venezolano del
Parlatino

Adriana Puiggros, diputada nacional del Partido Frente Grande de Argentina

Mohamed Salem Bachir, representante en Argentina de la República Árabe Saharaui Democrática y del Frente Polisario

Edgardo A. Form, legislador Nuevo Encuentro de la Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, gerente general del IMFC

Emilio López Muntaner, senador provincial del FPV, representante del vicegobernador de la provincia de Buenos Aires Gabriel Mariotto

Ignacio Moreno Aparicio, President of the Ateneo of Cádiz

Campo Elías Galindo, Frente Amplio por la Paz, Colombia Berta Oliva, human rights activist from Honduras

Jorge Kreyness y Martín Sequeira, del Comité Central del Partido Comunista

Ariel Elger, dirigente nacional de la Federación Juvenil Comunista

Oscar Midley, representante del Instituto Movilizador de Fondos
Cooperativos

Leon Cristalli, representante del Movimiento de Integración Latinoamericana (MILES)

Diego F. Minutti, secretario general de la Unidad Básica “La Boca con Perón” de la CABA

Adrián Lomlomdjian, presidente de la Unión Cultural Armenia de Buenos Aires

Amabe Molinari, representante de la Asociación por la Unidad de Nuestra América (AUNA), de Argentina

Gonzalo Annuasi, representante del Partido Frente Grande

Horacio Rico, Instituto Argentino de Estudios Geopolíticos (IADEG)

Sara Faierman y Magaly Millán, Mesa Directiva del Mopassol

María Rosa Marcilla, Programa Quinquenal Cruce de los Andes

Adriana Rodríguez, Asociación Evita Siempre

Carlos Ferreyra, espacio abierto “Arde la Memoria”

Maxime Roumer, Senator of the Republic of Haiti

Estela Barnes de Carlotto, leader of the Abuelas de la Plaza de Mayo
[Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo]

Baltasar Garzón and the Fundación Internacional Baltasar Garzón (FIBGAR) (May 2015)

Marco Antonio Sagastume Gemmell, president of the Bar Association of Guatemala (Puerto Rico, September 2015)

Susana Baca, ex-Minister of Culture of Peru; Singer/Songwriter

Rubén Blades, Grammy winner, actor, politician (Panama)

Luis Enrique Mejía Godoy, Singer/Songwriter (Nicaragua)

Vicente Feliú, Singer/Songwriter (Cuba)

Cristián Castro, Grammy nominated singer (Mexico)

Sven Wollter, Actor (Sweden)

Gunilla Palmstierna-Weiss, Set and costume designer, Sculptress (Sweden)

Mikael Wiehe, Musician, singer, composer (Sweden)

Jan Hammarlund, Singer songwriter (Sweden)

Gabo Sequeira, Singer/Songwriter (Argentina)

Jaz Arenas, Singer/Songwriter (Colombia)

Dúo La Trova, Sebastián Echarry y Pablo Duarte, Singers/Songwriters (Argentina)

Gloria Arcos, Singer/Songwriter (Chile)

Pedro Munhoz, Singer/Songwriter (Brazil)

Alejandra Rabinovich, Singer/Songwriter (Argentina)

Cecilia Todd, Singer/Songwriter (Venezuela)

Alejandro Jusim, Singer/Songwriter (Argentina)

Dúo Negro y Blanco, Christián Benítez Ugartech y Mario Ramírez Ballivián, Singers/Songwriters (Bolivia)

Paula Ferré, Singer/Songwriter (Argentina)

Miryam Quiñones, Singer/Songwriter (Peru)

Nancy Morejón, Poet (Cuba)

Sergio “Maravilla” Martínez, Boxing Champion, Argentina

Jeannette Escanilla, Executive Board, Left Party, Sweden

Kenneth Lewis, Attorney, former President of Lawyers Without Borders, Sweden

Maria Sandblad, Freelance journalist, Writer, Sweden

Kristina Hillgren, Psychologist, Sweden

Narayan Desai, Chancellor of Gujarat Vidyapith, Ahmedabad University, India

Arundhati Roy, Novelist and Activist, India

Ashis Nandy, Political Psychologist, Social Theorist, Contemporary Cultural and Political Critic, India

Ela Gandhi, Granddaughter of Mahatma Gandhi, and Member of Parliament, South Africa

Campo Elías Galindo, Frente Amplio por la Paz, Colombia

Religious Community

The Most Reverend Desmond M. Tutu, OMSG, DD, FRC, Anglican Archbishop Emeritus of Cape Town, South Africa

Regional Ecumenical Organizations and National Council of Churches Consultation on Conciliar Ecumenism (February 2012, Lebanon)11

Coalition of Latin American and Caribbean Men and Women Religious

Consejo Latinoamericano de Iglesias [Latin American Council of Churches]

Conference of Afro-indigenous, Latin American and Caribbean Churches for Peace (Mexico 2014)