Statements

DSA IC Condemns NATO and US Complicity in Turkey’s Aggression in Syria and Iraq

DSA IC condemns Finland and Sweden’s accession to NATO predicated on expanded oppression of Kurdish activists and increased weapons sales to Turkey. The IC calls for the withdrawal of all NATO member forces from Syria and Iraq and the end of US and Turkish military operations in these states. The IC supports ending sanctions against…

Solidarity with the June 2022 Paro Nacional in Ecuador

DSA IC strongly supports the ongoing Ecuadorian protests, which started with the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities [CONAIE] and now include other historically marginalized groups to include workers, farmers, craftspeople, health professionals, teachers, students and hundreds of thousands of concerned citizens. 2022 has dramatically worsened Ecuador’s burdens due to rising inflation and lack of funding for…

DSA IC congratulates Gustavo Petro and Francia Marquez on their electoral victory in favor of peace and democracy in Colombia

Translated into Spanish below / Traducido al español a continuación On June 19th, Colombians headed to the polls for the second round of their presidential elections and voted in favor of Gustavo Petro, the center-left candidate of Colombia Humana, and his running mate, environmental activist Francia Marquez, in representation of a broad left coalition named…

DSA IC opposes re-deployment of US troops into Somalia

The New York Times reports that the Biden administration has signed an order authorizing the re-deployment of hundreds of Special Operations forces into Somalia. Additionally, the Pentagon has been granted discretionary authority to resume airstrikes across the nation. The Democratic Socialists of America International Committee (DSA IC) strongly opposes all US military activity on the…

DSA IC stands in solidarity with the Colombian people who seek massive structural change in the country following historic elections

Translated into Spanish below / Traducido al español a continuación The Democratic Socialists of America International Committee (DSA IC) stands in solidarity with the Colombian people who showed that they would like to see massive structural change in the country after the March 13th legislative elections and presidential primaries. Nearly 5.5 million Colombians voted for…

On Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

The Democratic Socialists of America condemns Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and demands immediate diplomacy and de-escalation to resolve this crisis. We stand in solidarity with the working classes of Ukraine and Russia who will undoubtedly bear the brunt of this war, and with antiwar protestors in both countries and around the world who are calling…

DSA IC opposes US militarization and interventionism in Ukraine and Eastern Europe and calls for an end to NATO expansionism

Ukrainian translation below/ Переклад українською нижчеRussian translation below/ Русский перевод ниже Following months of increased tensions and a sensationalist Western media blitz drumming up conflict in the Donbas, the US government is responding to the situation in Ukraine through the familiar guise of threats of sweeping sanctions, provision of military aid, and increased military deployment…

DSA IC stands in solidarity with the democratically elected government of Honduras in their fight against an attempted coup

Translated into Spanish below / Traducido al español a continuación The Democratic Socialists of America International Committee (DSA IC) stands in solidarity with the democratically elected government of Honduras in their fight against an opposition-led parliamentary coup attempt. Last November, Hondurans went to polls in overwhelming numbers and gave a resounding mandate to a government…

DSA IC condemns Saudi coalition airstrikes against Yemen and demands an immediate end to all U.S. support for the war

مترجم إلى اللغة العربية بالأسفل / Translated into Arabic below The Democratic Socialists of America International Committee (DSA IC) strongly condemns recent Saudi-coalition airstrikes on the Yemeni cities of Hodeidah and Saada, which initial reports indicate have left 87 dead and 266 wounded, in addition to disabling internet access across the country. Several children are…

DSA IC calls for lifting the US travel ban on North Korea and ending the decades-long devastating economic sanctions

Korea translation below/ 한국어 번역 The Democratic Socialists of America International Committee (DSA IC) calls on the Biden administration to lift the 2017 Trump-era instilled US travel ban on North Korea and reinstate the ability to travel and engage in the important cultural and educational exchanges, peace activist talks, and reunifications of separated families. Further,…