Statements

DSA IC Says “No To NATO”

On June 14, 2021, NATO will host its annual summit in Brussels, Belgium. On this occasion, the Democratic Socialists of America International Committee affirms its solidarity with the demands of anti-militarist campaigners, European left-wing parties and movements who take a clear position against NATO, and those suffering from the results of disastrous Western-led military interventions…

DSA IC congratulates the Chilean left on their historic success in the Chilean Constituent Assembly, metropolitan, and gubernatorial elections on May 16, 2021

Translated into Spanish below / traducido al español a continuación In 2019, the people of Chile took to the streets in the Estallido Social mass protests. Initially sparked by a metro fare increase, the protests quickly spread in location, participation, and focus. Hundreds of thousands of the Chilean working class demonstrated against rampant inequality, misogyny,…

DSA denounces state violence suppression of national strike Colombia

* Updated May 5, 2021, to reflect co-sponsorship by DSA AFROSOC-Chicago, additional details, demands, and updated numbers as of May 4, 2021, 5pm EST, indicated by a preceding asterisk below. The Democratic Socialists of America International Committee (DSA IC) * and DSA AFROSOC-Chicago condemn the Colombian state’s use of deadly force during the ongoing National…

DSA IC demands justice for Victoria Salazar, victim of femicide and police brutality in Mexico

Translated into Spanish below / traducido al español a continuación On March 27, 2020, Victoria Esperanza Salazar, a Salvadoran cleaning worker, mother, and refugee, was murdered by Mexican authorities after a police officer put their foot on her neck for several minutes. President Andrés Manuel Lopez Obrador of Mexico denounced the killing, specifically citing the…

DSA IC declares solidarity with Verónika Mendoza of Peru

Translated into Spanish below / traducido al español a continuación Last November Peru was rocked by massive protests against a parliamentary “coup” and, more broadly, against the corrupt, neoliberal political class that has ruled the country for decades. The initial detonator of the protests was the impeachment of President Martin Vizcarra on spurious grounds by…

DSA IC stands in solidarity with anti-war activist and whistleblower Daniel Hale

Democratic Socialists of America International Committee (DSA IC, or IC) stands in solidarity with anti-war activist and whistleblower Daniel Hale, who, in addition to speaking out against U.S. drone policy, gave information to an investigative journalist about the U.S.’s global assassination program. As a result of this heroic act, the U.S. government charged Hale with…

The DSA International Committee stands in solidarity with the Peoples’ Democratic Party (Halkların Demokratik Partisi, or HDP) and unequivocally condemns its persecution under Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his far-right allies.

On March 17, 2021, the far-right Turkish government, led by Erdoğan’s Justice and Development Party (AKP), began maneuvering to dissolve the left-wing Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) and exorcise its leaders from political life. First, it stripped MP Ömer Faruk Gergerlioğlu of his parliamentary immunity, dragged him out of parliament, and took him into custody, all…