Posts Tagged ‘activists’

Under attack and losing hope, Iraqi activists flee abroad

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Young activists aren’t waiting for anyone

Climate change has joined racism, sexism, and related aggressions in creating a new dynamic demanding redress of America’s inequalities and defining its divisions. On the Republican right, President Donald Trump’s constituencies pursue restoration of an idealized American “greatness” lionizing the superiority of nativist White, aged, wealthy, Christian, publicly avowed heterosexual men to exploit the environment […]

Lawyers and Activists Call on Judiciary to Overturn Decision to Remove Child From Adoptive Christian Couple

(Article18) — One hundred and twenty lawyers and activists have written an open letter to the head of the judiciary in Iran, asking him to overturn a court’s decision to remove a two-year-old girl from her adoptive parents because they are Christian converts. Sam Khosravi and his wife Maryam Falahi’s appeal against the ruling, issued […]

‘Entry for Arabs is dangerous’: West Bank settlement activists erect warning sign

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Drop All Charges Against Activists And Protestors

Above photo: Famed political freedom fighter Angela Davis gives a keynote speech at the NAARPR Re-founding Conference in Chicago. Morgan Elise Johnson/The TRiiBE. I add my voice to the millions here in our country and throughout the world who call for an end to fascist-driven police violence and repression in Black, Latinx and Indigenous communities. […]

Activists go to High Court after Knesset restricts protests during lockdown

A petition was filed at the High Court of Justice Wednesday and several critics reacted with outrage after the Knesset passed legislation curtailing public protests during lockdown. The new legislation gives the government the power to ban traveling over one kilometer (0.6 miles) from home to attend a protest, and to limit outdoor gatherings to […]

Atlas of Hate: Activists nominated for award for tracking ‘LGBT-free zones’ in Poland

Activists in Poland have been nominated for a prestigious human rights award for tracking the growth of “LGBT-free zones” in the country. Dozens of towns and municipalities in conservative parts of the country have been signing declarations over the last two years, declaring they are “free from LGBT ideology” or expressing support for “traditional marriage” […]

Over half a million sharks could be killed for COVID-19 vaccine, activists warn

Activists are warning that sharks could end up becoming indirect victims of the coronavirus pandemic, because at least five of the COVID-19 vaccines currently under development contain squalene, a natural component that is currently commercially manufactured from sharks. Assuming one of those vaccines ends up being produced globally and every person on the planet receives […]

As hunting season kicks off, activists plead to spare birds in extinction danger

September 1 marks the beginning of Israel’s five-month hunting season, and environmental and animal rights campaigners want to ensure that it is the country’s last. The Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel on Tuesday appealed to hunters’ organizations not to target three species of bird that are in danger of extinction, even though […]

Lebanese activists challenge Hezbollah’s grip on power after devastating Beirut blast

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WATCH BLM activists BEHEAD Trump effigy & pretend to shoot up ‘cops’ in noisy RNC protest outside White House

Demonstrators have gathered near the White House to protest the Republican National Convention, trying to drown out the event with loud music and chants while decapitating President Donald Trump’s effigy with a mock guillotine. Protesters blared music, shouted slogans and beat drums in the nation’s capital on Thursday, many gathered not far from the White […]

WATCH: BLM Activists, Trump Supporters Brawl in Park in Beverly Hills

Multiple videos tweeted on Saturday appear to show fights breaking out between Black Lives Matter activists, Antifa, and Trump Supporters, according to observers. In one video, people who appear to be law enforcement can be seen standing back and not intervening to keep the peace. “BLM activists and Trump supporters are brawling in Beverly Hills,” […]

Watch: Chicago BLM Activists Stomp on Pig-Cop Pinatas, Scream at Residents, Twerk in Protest

Black Lives Matter activists took to the streets in Chicago Saturday to demonstrate in several controversial ways, chanting in residential areas, stomping on piñatas of pigs dressed as cops, and twerking to Cardi B’s explicit single “WAP,” several videos show. Protesters gathered outside Whitney Young Magnet High School to call for defunding the police and […]

Rights groups sound alarm on ‘cleansing of activists’ in Iraq

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Gabby Giffords, Jewish gun-control activists get Democratic convention spotlight

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Gabby Giffords, the Jewish former congresswoman who became a leader in the gun control movement after being shot by an assailant in the head in 2011, opened the third night of the Democratic convention with an appeal to elect Joe Biden president. “We can let the shooting continue or we can act,” […]

Climate Activists Are Closer Than Ever To Ending All Fossil Fuel Investments

Above photo: A group of NY2CL activists met in Albany to chalk pro-divestment messaging outside of the Capitol building when the legislative session began in May. NYYCL. Big Win Against Coal. When New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli announced last month that the state would divest its over $200 billion Common Retirement Fund from more […]

Activists Blockade Entrance To Chemical Weapons Maker

Above photo: War Resisters League. Jamestown, PA – Five activists blockaded the entrance of Combined Systems Inc. on Monday with giant tear gas cans and gas masks, refusing to move. Right now, we are blockading the entrance of @CombinedSysInc w giant tear gas cans & gas masks, refusing to move. By shutting down this facility […]

Scientist find microplastics in human organs giving activists more ammo to demand change in plastic pollution

On Monday, scientists from Arizona State University shared their research on finding microplastics and nanoplastics in human organs.  This has led to activists and activist groups like Greenpeace U.K. to speak out demanding the reduction of plastic pollution worldwide.  Microplastic particles have been found in human organs for the first time! 😟 Microplastic pollution effects […]

BLM Activists Hospitalized After Police Kneel On Her Neck

Above photo: Monica McKinney holds a Black Lives Matter sign on June 27, 2020 in downtown Tampa, Florida. Octavia Jones/Getty Images. A Black Lives Matter activist was hospitalized after police in Tampa, Florida, were seen kneeling on her neck in a video shared on social media. Protesters said Jae Passmore had been leaving a demonstration in […]

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 […]

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