Posts Tagged ‘activists’

Israeli activists to Ayanna Pressley – Palestinians are equally deserving of your solidarity

For the record: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/aug/13/freedom-of-expression-on-palestine-is-being-suppressed Letter to The Guardian newspaper, August 13/19 “Freedom of expression on Palestine is being suppressed” “Kamel Hawwash of the Palestine Solidarity Campaign and 22 other signatories say that a council’s refusal to host a charity event has vindicated concerns raised about the IHRA working definition of antisemitism.” “Tower Hamlets council in […]

Faith-Based Peace Activists, Facing 25-Year Sentence, Defend Disarmament Action At Nuclear Submarine Base

“I would argue our communal criminal history has been all about upholding the basic tenets of love and providing for the common good.” Advocates for seven faith-based peace activists are calling on the public to support the group as they fight federal charges and a potential 25-year prison sentence for disarming a nuclear submarine base. […]

Climate Activists Set Sights On Ending Fossil Fuel Exports In Pacific Northwest Once And For All

Climate Activists Set Sights On Ending Fossil Fuel Exports In Pacific Northwest Once And For All Above Photo: Climate activists rally outside State Capitol in Salem, Oregon to urge Gov. Brown to reject Jordan Cove LNG. (Backbone Campaign) Climate activists have defeated coal, oil and gas terminals up and down the Pacific Northwest coast. One […]

The first major legal win for campus Palestine activists just happened at Fordham

After a two year legal battle, a group of students at Fordham University have won a landmark victory and a Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) club can now be established on their campus. In December 2016, the school vetoed the Student Government’s approval of SJP, but in April 2017 the students sued the university […]

How a Small Group of Pro-Israel Activists Blacklisted MintPress on Wikipedia

For over a decade, pro-Israel and ultra-nationalist Israeli settler groups have sought to weaponize the popular online encyclopedia, Wikipedia, through concerted covert editing campaigns, offering Wikipedia editing courses to West Bank settlers and even formal alliances between Israel and Wikipedia to allow Israelis to create and edit content in a variety of languages. In recent […]

Activists Scale Crane And Blockade Lincolnshire Power Station Site

Activists Scale Crane And Blockade Lincolnshire Power Station Site Above Photo: Protestors at SSE’s Keadby 2 power station. Photo: Reclaim The Power Climate change campaigners have climbed cranes and blockaded the entrance to the construction site at SSE’s Keadby 2 power station in Lincolnshire. The Reclaim The Power campaign group say they are trying to […]

“Human Rights Activists” Celebrate Facebook-Twitter Censorship

Op-Ed by Joseph Thomas All Facebook and Twitter accounts associated with Bangkok-based geopolitical analyst Tony Cartalucci have been deleted. The extent to which both American-based tech companies went to target Cartalucci could be seen in a recent Reuters article reporting on it. The accounts removed in Thailand used “fictitious personas” to promote narratives about Thai […]

In victory for activists, Vancouver city council votes against adopting IHRA antisemitism definition

The City of Vancouver, Canada might seem to be an odd place for a battle over the IHRA definition of antisemitism. But that is exactly what happened in the last week, and it all concluded with a temporary victory for free speech, human rights and common sense. At the end of June, the federal government […]

Activists Shut Down ICE Office In Washington, DC

Activists Shut Down ICE Office In Washington, DC Above photo: From Never Again Action Twitter. Thousands of Jews, Immigrants, and Allies Protest at ICE Headquarters, Demand Democratic Party Adopt New Immigration Platform that Recognizes Dignity for All On Tuesday, July 16, at 11:30 am at the ICE headquarters on the National Mall and 7th St. NW, Movimiento Cosecha and […]

Action vs. U.S. Nuclear Weapons On German Soil – Activists Bring “CEASE AND DESIST” Order to Buechel Nuclear Weapons Base In Germany

Action vs. U.S. Nuclear Weapons On German Soil – Activists Bring “CEASE AND DESIST” Order to Buechel Nuclear Weapons Base In Germany Above Photo: Tsega Of Jesus/Flickr ACTIVISTS BRING “CEASE AND DESIST” ORDER TO NUCLEAR WEAPONS BASE BUECHEL, Germany — Eleven international peace activists entered the Büchel Air Base southwest of Frankfurt early this morning to deliver […]

The 5G Agenda Could Turn Us All Into Conscious Activists

by Richard Enos (excerpt) If you are still defining your reality based on a mainstream perception – which you probably aren’t if you’re reading this article – then what you will hear about the rollout of the 5G network is that it will be a boon to humankind in so many ways. Much faster data […]

The 5G Agenda: Will It Make Us All Conscious Activists?

The Facts: A former chiropractor has been fined $100,000 for posting information about vaccines to her social media pages. Reflect On: How can someone be fined for questioning vaccine safety when a plethora of science already does so? Why does the mainstream use terms like “anti-vax” instead of addressing the actual points made by vaccine […]

Activists Shut Down UK-Based Israeli Arms Factories ‘In Solidarity With Palestinian People’

Activists Shut Down UK-Based Israeli Arms Factories ‘In Solidarity With Palestinian People’ Above Photo: via Block the Factory On 1 July, activists closed down two Israeli-owned arms factories in the UK. The protesters took this action “in solidarity with the Palestinian people“. “Elbit kills for profit” In the early hours, activists occupied the roof of arms manufacturer Elbit’s Ferranti factory in Oldham, […]

For a third day, activists occupy Israeli defense contractor building near Manchester

Editor’s Note: The following is a statement  from Manchester Action Palestine. Mondoweiss occasionally publishes press releases and statements from organizations in an effort to draw attention to overlooked issues. Activists are today continuing their third day of a rooftop occupation of the Israeli arms company Elbit Ferranti in Oldham, having closed the factory for two […]

Two leading Northern Irish activists pass away

They came from widely divergent backgrounds, but their demise brings to a close a chapter in Northern Ireland’s troubled politics. First came the news that veteran politician and civil rights campaigner Ivan Cooper had passed away. As a protestant, Cooper bravely crossed the sectarian boundary by joining up with leading Catholic politicians, notably John […]

Study finds that 92% of left-wing activists in Berlin live with parents, one in three are unemployed

   The vast majority of left-wing protesters arrested on suspicion of politically-fuelled offences in Berlin are young men who live with their parents, a new report found. The figures, which were published in daily newspaper Bild revealed that 873 suspects were investigated by authorities between 2003 and 2013. Of these 84% were men, and 72% […]

Because ‘Another World Is Possible,’ Tens Of Thousands Of Activists Stage Climate Mobilizations In Germany

Because ‘Another World Is Possible,’ Tens Of Thousands Of Activists Stage Climate Mobilizations In Germany Above Photo: Georg Kurz via Ende Gelände/flickr/cc With anti-coal Ende Gelände action in one city and Fridays for Future rally in another, activists demand urgent climate action. Chanting “we are unstoppable, another world is possible,” thousands of activists in Germany set off […]

Legal Victory Strengthens LGBT Activists As Threat From Bolsonaro Looms

Legal Victory Strengthens LGBT Activists As Threat From Bolsonaro Looms Above Photo: A group of demonstrators gathered on December 29, 2018, in São Paulo, Brazil, to protest “LGBTphobia” and honor 30-year-old hairdresser Plínio Henrique de Almeida Lima, who was murdered on December 21, 2018.CRIS FAGA / NURPHOTO VIA GETTY IMAGES On Thursday, June 13, after […]

Anti-Palestinian activists guilty of harassment

Asa Winstanley Activism and BDS Beat 19 June 2019 Jonathan Hoffman and Damon Lenszner harassing boycott activists. (InMinds) Two infamous anti-Palestinian activists in London pleaded guilty to charges of harassment and threatening behavior on Wednesday. Jonathan Hoffman, a former leader in the Zionist Federation, and Damon Lenszner changed their earlier not-guilty pleas in exchange for […]

Activists Demand That Democrats Hold Debate On Climate Change

Activists Demand That Democrats Hold Debate On Climate Change By Ryan Schleeter, Greenpeace.org June 14, 2019 Above Photo: Rev. Lennox Yearwood Jr. of the Hip Hop Caucus in front of the DNC on June 12. DNC chair Tom Perez said the party will not host an official primary debate on the climate crisis, and will […]

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