Posts Tagged ‘activists’

Far-Left Activists Plotting ‘White House Siege’ to Demand ‘New World Order’

Far-left activists behind the “Occupy Wall Street” movement are planning a “siege” on the White House to force a “new world order” amid the ongoing rioting across the country, according to reports. The group behind the Wall Street protest nine years ago, Adbusters, is planning a 50-day “White House Siege” starting next month. It’s been […]

Australian Aboriginal activists protested against the Nazis. Time for us Jews to return the favor

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Greenpeace activists climb onto roof of Poland’s Environment Ministry in protest

Greenpeace activists have climbed onto the roof of Poland’s Environment Ministry to demand better preservation of the country’s forests. A large banner was hung from the building in Warsaw in the early hours of Monday morning with the inscription “Stop the devastation! Time for protection”. An accompanying caricature puppet also showed Environment Minister Michal Wos […]

Report: How Many Environmental Activists Were Killed Last Year

Above photo: Marivic “Tarsila” Danyan overlooks coffee plantations near her village of Tabasco in the Philippines. Her father protested a coffee plantation linked to one of the country’s most powerful families. In 2017, he was killed, along with Danyan’s husband and two brothers. Thom Pierce/Guardian/Global Witness/UN Environment. Four people die defending planet Earth every week, a […]

Jewish-Israeli activists hang portraits of murdered Gaza victims on apartheid wall, call for Palestinian right of return

     The following press release was sent to Mondoweiss regarding two actions in support of the right of return that were taken by Jewish groups in Israel today: At 6 AM today, an anonymous group of Israeli-Jewish activists, calling themselves “RETURN” hung photos of the martyrs of the Great Return March on the Gaza Apartheid […]

Jewish Israeli activists call for Palestinian right of return, hang portraits of protesters murdered in Gaza on Apartheid Wall

The following press release was sent to Mondoweiss regarding two actions in support of the right of return that were taken by Jewish groups in Israel today: At 6 AM today, an anonymous group of Israeli-Jewish activists, calling themselves “RETURN” hung photos of the martyrs of the Great Return March on the Gaza Apartheid Fence. The protest […]

Activists disrupt Israeli ambassador in Chicago

Tamara Nassar Activism and BDS Beat 6 June 2018 Dozens of activists protested Israel’s recent massacres of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip outside Israeli ambassador Ron Dermer’s event in Chicago on 5 June.  Tamara Nassar Activists disrupted a speech by Israeli ambassador Ron Dermer in Chicago on Tuesday evening. Meanwhile outside the synagogue where he was […]

Watching The Hawks – Canada Says Yes to Pipelines, No to Activists

Watching The Hawks – Canada Says Yes to Pipelines, No to Activists Watching The Hawksyoutube.com Despite immense pushback from Indigenous and environmental activists, the Canadian government plans to spend US$3.4 billion on a controversial new oil pipeline. RT Canada Correspondent Alex Mihailovic discusses. WATCH OUR SHOW ON RT @ https://www.rt.com/shows/watching-the… LIKE Watching the Hawks @ […]

Video: Activists protest Israel booth at Paris VivaTech

Ali Abunimah Activism and BDS Beat 27 May 2018 Activists in Paris staged a boisterous protest on Saturday at the official Israeli pavilion at VivaTech, a major international trade fair. About two dozen protesters from BDS France, a group that supports the boycott, divestment and sanctions campaign for Palestinian rights, spread out in front of […]

Activists Sue to Stop Vote on Funding for Chicago Police Compound

The No Cop Academy Coalition filed a complaint in a circuit court in Cook County to prevent a City Council vote on a funding measure for a $95 million police training academy. Attorney Brendan Shiller, who is one of the attorneys representing the coalition, asserted the City of Chicago, through elected officials, “engaged in a […]

Haifa activists vow to continue protests following ‘brutal’ police crackdown

Enraged and saddened by images from Gaza last week, when the Israeli military killed at least 62 people in a single day, Palestinian citizens of Israel protested on Friday in the coastal city of Haifa to demand an end to Israeli violence and the more than decade-long siege that has strangled Gaza into a humanitarian […]

Activists disrupt Philadelphia Orchestra’s farewell performance before ‘cultural diplomacy’ tour to Israel

Demonstrators muffled the sounds of the Philadelphia Orchestra over the weekend in a protest of the company’s upcoming tour in Israel. The Philadelphia Inquirer reported about 60 activists protested the orchestra on Saturday after campaigning outside of the venue for nearly two months, “Two of the protesters that entered the hall led music director Yannick Nézet-Séguin […]

Watch: Activists Face Up To 60 Years In Prison For Rescuing A Dying Piglet From Factory Farm

Next Story Four activists from Direct Action Everywhere, or DxE are now facing up to 60 years in prison for rescuing a dying piglet from Smithfield, an abusive factory farm. 60 years?! Yes, that is more time than many convicted child molesters, rapists and even some murderers receive. How and why is this happening? Let’s […]

More proof about $21 TRILLION Dollars Missing from the US Government, fake Activists, Big Oil hiring and more

More proof about $21 TRILLION Dollars Missing from the US Government, fake Activists, Big Oil hiring and more Redacted Tonight Remember, Redacted Tonight is a comedy show written and performed by Americans, in America covering American news yet it is called a foreign agent. Why is the BBC not on the list, they are the […]

Secret FBI Program Now Jailing Activists for Speaking Out Against Police Brutality on Facebook

By Jay Syrmopoulos Dallas, TX – When militarized FBI agents clad in tactical gear raided the home of Rakem Balogun in December 2017—forcing him and his 15-year-old son outside in their underwear on the cold and windy night as agents ransacked his residence—he thought it had to be a mistake. In an exclusive […]

Activists Uncover Pre-Crime Police Program Operated by the LAPD

May 11, 2018 By Nicholas West One of the most controversial aspects of “policing in the 21st century” is the notion that if police can sweep all information into centralized databases and let artificial intelligence do the investigative work of making connections, then crimes can be prevented before they happen: pre-crime. […]

Six Animal Rights Activists Charged With Felonies For Investigation And Rescue That Led To Punishment Of A Utah Turkey Farm

In January 2017, the six activists entered a farm in Moroni, Utah, that supplies turkeys to Norbest, a large company that aggressively markets itself to the public as selling “mountain-grown” turkeys who are treated with particularly humane care. Its marketing materials feature bucolic photographs of Utah nature, designed to create an image that its turkeys are raised in fresh and healthy natural settings, […]

Workers, Activists Mark May Day with Defiant Rallies

ATHENS (AP) — Workers and activists marked May Day on Tuesday with rallies to demand their government address labor issues. International Workers’ Day is a public holiday in many countries, though activities are restricted in some places, sometimes leading to confrontations. A look at some of the events around the world: GREECE Thousands of Greeks […]

Four Year Anniversary Of Odessa Massacre, Activists Ask For Protection

Four Year Anniversary Of Odessa Massacre, Activists Ask For Protection Above photo: By Vadim Ghirda, AP. An Open Letter to the governments of the United States, Ukraine & Odessa regarding the upcoming events in Odessa on May 2, 2018 The Odessa Solidarity Campaign is calling on the federal governments of Ukraine and the United States […]

Activists expose UK university’s links to israel weapons manufacturer

Activists expose UK university’s links to Israel weapons manufacturer MEMO | April 25, 2018 Relations between the University of Manchester (UoM) and Israeli arms manufacturers have been exposed in a new report by student activists. Members of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement revealed the web of connections between the university’s commercial arm and several weapons […]

56 Climate Activists Arrested Outside of Cuomo’s office

56 Climate Activists Arrested Outside of Cuomo’s office Above: Cuomo climate protest April 23, 2018 Photo by Skip Dickstein of the Albany Times-Union New York Governor Andrew Cuomo was protested in Albany on April 23rd over his policies on the environment and climate change. Fifty-six people were arrested, among them Green candidate for governor, Howie […]

Human rights activists slam new French bill aimed at curbing illegal immigration

     After more than 60 hours of heated debate, France’s National Assembly has adopted a controversial immigration bill that speeds up the asylum process and steps up deportations, all aimed at controlling illegal immigration. The new legislation, approved by 228 votes in favor to 139 against, was adopted on first reading late on Sunday and […]

Activists Using Pruitt’s Greed To End His Time At EPA

Environmentalists weren’t able to block the confirmation of Scott Pruitt as EPA Administrator based on his horrendous record of climate change denial and plundering natural resources. But Pruitt’s growing corruption scandal has given them new hope. Friends of the Earth has hung hundreds of posters around downtown Washington, D.C. — including in front of the […]

Listen: How Durham activists led city to ban police training in Israel

Nora Barrows-Friedman The Electronic Intifada Podcast 19 April 2018 In a unanimous vote by its city council on 16 April, Durham, North Carolina, became the first city in the US to ban training programs between its police department and foreign militaries, including Israel’s. The city council’s action was the result of steady grassroots campaigning led […]

Public Radio’s McCarthyite Smear Of Black Activists Shows Danger Of Russia Panic

Public Radio’s McCarthyite Smear Of Black Activists Shows Danger Of Russia Panic Above Photo: From Fair.org For over a year, outlets from FAIR (8/24/16) to TruthDig (1/7/17) to The Nation(8/7/17) to The Intercept (2/12/18) have been warning about the pitfalls of nonstop Russia Is Everywhere and Out to Get Us coverage. The Russians are “stoking discord” and “sowing unrest” and […]

Korean Peninsula In Historic Peace Talks – Thanks To Activists, Not Trump

Korean Peninsula In Historic Peace Talks – Thanks To Activists, Not Trump Above Photo: From Therealnews.com BEN NORTON: It’s the Real News. I’m Ben Norton. After six decades of conflict, it looks like the war on the Korean peninsula may finally be coming to an end. Since the early 1950s, South and North Korea have technically […]

Activists Build Small Longhouse Blocking PSE Headquarters

Activists Build Small Longhouse Blocking PSE Headquarters Above Photo: From Investorideas.com April 2, 2018 (Investorideas.com Newswire) As Puget Sound Energy continues to build a Tacoma Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) facility despite widespread concerns, Native and environmentalist opponents of the project have constructed a small longhouse replica blocking the main entrance to PSE’s corporate headquarters in Bellevue […]

Colombia’s Murder Rate Is At An All-Time Low But Its Activists Keep Getting Killed

By Fabio Andres Diaz, International Institute of Social Studies and Magda Jiménez, Universidad Externado de Colombia A 2016 peace agreement between the Colombian government and the guerrilla Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, was supposed to bring peace to this South American country after a 52-year civil war that killed 220,000 people. […]

Electing Progressive Prosecutors Isn’t Enough. Now, Activists Are Holding Them Accountable.

Electing Progressive Prosecutors Isn’t Enough. Now, Activists Are Holding Them Accountable. Above Photo: The election of Kim Foxx in Cook County presented a rare opportunity to inject progressive reforms into a broken criminal justice system. (Dominican University/Flickr) From Kim Foxx in Chicago to Larry Krasner in Philadelphia, reform-minded prosecutors are facing pressure from organizers working […]

Iranian FM issues statement to support economic activists in current year

Given the above issue, Iranian Foreign Ministry voiced its readiness to support economic activists in the current Iranian calendar year in 1397 (started March 21, 2018) and reported, “facilitation of trade and business activities in the year named after “supporting Iranian goods” is the main and top priority of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.” For […]

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