Open World Conference

In Defense of Trade Union Independence & Democratic Rights



What's New

Who We Are

Public Education Conference 2003

Berlin Conference 2002

OWC Campaigns 

Open World Conference 2000

Tribunal on Africa

International Liaison Committee

Campaign In Defense of Working Women's Rights

Western Hemisphere Workers Conference

Paginas en Espaņol


Tribunal on Africa

Appeal for the International Tribunal 

to Judge Those Responsible for the Murderous Course 

Imposed on the Workers and Peoples of Africa

Preparatory session of Tribunal in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) in 1998

Appeal for a New International Conference on Africa (June 16, 2002)

Call for the International Tribunal on Africa

First Session of the Tribunal

Final Verdict of the Tribunal


Special Session on Cote D'Ivoire and West Africa:

Testimony by Connie White (US)

Testimony by Lybon Mabasa (Togo)

Verdict of the Special Session


Tribunal Background Documents:

A History of Africa: slave raids, colonial occupation and debt payment

Structural Adjustment Plans: Privatization, deregulation, working conditions and public health effects 

NGO Proliferation and Structural Adjustment


Campaign to free Mumia Abu-Jamal 

Interview with Sam Jordan on the Mumia Campaign

Letter to Kofi Annan calling for UN intervention in Mumia's case 


Appeal for the liberation of trade union leaders (in French): Appel pour la liberation de Secretaire general de l'UNSIT & Secretaire general de la FETREN/UNSIT