Posts Tagged ‘activists’

Satanism: US Baptist Church Firebombed by LGBT Activists after Pastor Voiced Criticism

    According to local media reports, the investigators are not ruling out that it was a hate crime, given that the church’s pastor has been critical of same-sex marriages and even received an arson threat from local LGBT activists last week. First Works Baptist Church in Los Angeles County, California, has come under an […]

Announcing The Finalists For The Kevin Zeese Emerging Activists Fund

By Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. January 24, 2021 | Newsletter Upcoming webinars: COVID-19: How Weaponizing Disease and Vaccines Wars are Failing US – Webinar on Tuesday, January 26 at 8:00 pm Eastern/5:00 pm Pacific by some of the authors of the new book, “Capitalism on a Ventilator: The impact of COVID-19 in China and the […]

Local Activists Call Attention To Housing Rights

Above photo: Amy Cooper speaks with attorney Jamie Paulen at a tenant’s rights demonstration on Wednesday. Dean-Paul Stephens. Graham, North Carolina – Amy Cooper said she and a handful of other activists came together at Court Square in Graham on Wednesday for an event touting tenants’ rights while decrying evictions. “A lot of landlords take […]

‘We Are Going Into the Pain Cave’: Right-Wing Activists React to Biden’s Presidency

With Joe Biden inaugurated as the 46th president of the United States on the same steps that right-wing extremists had charged up to storm the U.S. Capitol less than two weeks ago, reality hit some right-wing activists and extremists: Trump was out of office, and their campaign to keep him there was fruitless. But while […]

Spanish Court Exonerates BDS Activists Who Forced Reggae Festival’s Boycott of ‘Zionist Artist’ Matisyahu of Antisemitism Charges

Palestinian flags fly as US Jewish musician Matisyahu performs on stage during the Rototom Sunsplash festival in Benicassim, August 23, 2015. Reuters/Heino Kalis A court in Spain on Monday dismissed charges of antisemitism against a group of activists whose anti-Zionist campaign against US Jewish hip hop artist Matisyahu forced the temporary cancellation of the performer’s […]

South Asian activists burn copies of unjust Indian laws on Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday

On the night of Friday, January 15, the members of Indians Abroad for Pluralist India (IAPI) came together to reject controversial Indian laws . To mark the 92nd birth anniversary of the towering US civil rights movement leader Martin Luther King Jr., they burnt copies of the contentious Indian farming law, besides Citizenship Amendment Act […]

German farmers and animal rights activists protest agricultural policy

Farmers, climate protesters and animal rights activists have gathered together with around 30 tractors in Berlin for an annual demonstration. The “We’ve had enough” march denounces the government’s agricultural policy and demands an end to industrial agriculture and animal husbandry. A further 10,000 people sent their footprints on paper as they couldn’t travel to Berlin […]

Jewish Activists Broadcast Holocaust-Denying Messages Taken From Twitter Outside Home of CEO Jack Dorsey

FILE PHOTO: Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey addresses students during a town hall at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in New Delhi, India, November 12, 2018. Photo: REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis/File Photo Members of the grassroots Jewish civil rights movement “End Jew Hatred” drove by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s California home on Monday and broadcasted audio recordings […]

Jewish activists yell out Holocaust denial tweets at home of Twitter CEO

The grassroots Jewish civil rights movement “End Jew Hatred” blasted Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s California home on Monday with audio recordings of Holocaust-denying Tweets which currently live on the tech billionaire’s platform.  This protest comes amid the controversy of Trump’s ban from major social media such as Twitter among others. End Jew Hatred blames Twitter’s […]

Jewish activists who fought Trump promise they won’t go easy on Biden

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Activists Who Stopped the Installation of Seven 5G Masts Share How They Did It

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John Guandolo Praises MAGA Activists For Showing ‘Restraint’ By Not Executing Lawmakers During Capitol Insurrection

John Guandolo, a disgraced former FBI agent, right-wing conspiracy theorist, and anti-Islam activist, appeared on TheDove TV’s “Focus Today” program Thursday, where he lashed out at those who criticized President Donald Trump’s supporters for storming the Capitol Wednesday in an effort to prevent Congress from certifying President-elect Joe Biden’s electoral victory. Guandolo is a radical […]

Hong Kong Arrests 53 Activists Under National Security Law

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police arrested 53 former lawmakers and democracy proponents Wednesday for allegedly violating the new national security law by participating in unofficial election primaries for the territory’s legislature last year. The mass arrests, including of former lawmakers, were the largest move against Hong Kong’s democracy movement since the law was […]

Sidney Powell Tells Religious-Right Activists Trump Can Use Emergency Powers to Postpone Inauguration

Sidney Powell, an attorney and QAnon heroine who has fought relentlessly and unsuccessfully to get courts to take her conspiracy theories about the 2020 election seriously, was the featured guest on a religious-right “prayer call” Sunday night on which she that President Donald Trump possesses “national emergency powers” to delay the inauguration of the next […]

Mexican Fisherman Killed in Boat Crash with U.S. Environmental Activists

A Mexican fisherman died and another one was seriously injured after their boat crashed with a ship of environmental activists. The activists were trying to stop illegal fishing in the Sea of Cortez, off the coast of Baja California. Mexico’s Navy rescued the fishermen and airlifted them to local hospitals. The boat crash took place […]

Housing Activists Are Fighting Evictions In The Streets

By Jason Koslowski and Mia Gray, Left Voices. December 27, 2020 Above photo: Philadelphia encampment. WHYY. The eviction housing crisis is hitting home in Philadelphia, with the local Democrats protecting the landlords at the expense of renters and shutting down emergency measures for the unhoused. But Philly is home to a powerful housing movement that […]

‘Stop the Steal’ Activists Demand Congressional Republicans Give Election to Trump, Threaten Retaliation If They Don’t 

Right-wing activists who falsely insist that President Donald Trump won reelection held a press conference Tuesday to talk about their path forward after Electoral College votes cast in every state Monday formally affirmed Joe Biden’s presidential win. The activists threatened to unseat congressional Republicans who do not go along with their demands to object to certification of Joe Biden’s Electoral College […]

‘Defund the Police’ Activists Complain Cops Aren’t Protecting Them Enough

Black Lives Matter DC activists complained on Sunday that the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) failed to protect them while continuing to call for defunding police. The apparently conflicting statements came during a press conference held in Black Lives Matter Plaza Sunday afternoon. Black Lives Matter DC Anthony Lorenzo Green said during the Sunday press conference that […]

Gang of ‘violent ultra-left’ activists charged with forming ‘terrorist group’ to wage guerrilla warfare in France – reports

French police have arrested a group of left-wing radicals who are suspected of making bombs and plotting to wage urban warfare, reports say. The leader has allegedly fought alongside the Kurds in Syria. Seven people described as “ultra-left” were charged with forming a “terrorist criminal group” in order to carry out violent action, several French […]

Infighting Among ‘Stop the Steal’ Activists Intensifies Ahead of Competing D.C. Saturday Rallies

Trump loyalists, conspiracy theorists, religious-right activists, and far-right activists will converge on Washington, D.C., yet again this weekend to make unsubstantiated claims of voter fraud in an effort to keep Donald Trump in the presidency. But while the Nov. 14 “Million MAGA March” saw conservatives and extremists come together for one large rally, the Dec. […]

Right-Wing Religious and Political Activists Trying to Overturn Biden Victory Will Converge on Washington Dec. 12 

A motley collection of Trump die-hards, “stop the steal” activists, elected officials, right-wing religious leaders, and anti-choice, anti-LGBTQ, and anti-Muslim activists are planning to gather in Washington, D.C., Saturday, Dec. 12—just two days before the casting of Electoral College votes—for a set of marches and a rally meant to “amplify a unifying message for the nation that blends the political […]

Rashida Tlaib Promotes ‘Perfect Gift’ for Activists: ‘Justice from Detroit to Gaza’

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) on Monday posted gift ideas for “the activist in your family” this holiday season, one of which was a shirt that reads, “Justice from Detroit to Gaza.” “Looking for the perfect gift for the activist in your family? Check out some of our powerful messages for family and friends this holiday […]

To Vote or Not? Hard-Right Activists Fight Among Themselves on Georgia Messaging

Among the hard right, activists are fighting about whether Georgia Senate candidates Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue deserve Republican votes in the Jan. 5 runoff if they don’t “stop the steal”—that is, support unfounded allegations of voter fraud in an effort to hand the election to President Donald Trump. Notably, among those brawling it out […]

‘Stop the Steal’ Attorneys and Activists Go to War With Georgia Republican Leaders 

Sidney Powell and Lin Wood, two attorneys who are not part of President Donald Trump’s official legal team but have been promoting his unfounded claims about the presidential election having been stolen from him, held a joint press conference and rally in Georgia Wednesday. Joining Wood and Powell on stage were Georgia state Rep. Vernon Jones and right-wing activists […]

Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Activists Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow, Ivan Lam Jailed

HONG KONG (AP) — Three prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy activists were sentenced to jail Wednesday for a protest outside police headquarters, as authorities stepped up a crackdown on opposition to tighten Beijing’s control over the territory. The activists — Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow and Ivan Lam — are among more than 10,000 people who have […]

Activists and Experts Demand German Transparency on UNRWA Support

View of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) building in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip. Photo: Abed Rahim Khatib / Flash90. JNS.org – The Jerusalem-based Center for Near East Policy Research held a Zoom seminar this week in order to share research about the prevalence of anti-Israel hate education as an official part […]

Anti-Netanyahu protesters blast fellow activists’ talks with police as ‘serious mistake’

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International Coalition Of Activists Launches Protest Against Amazon

Above photo: The “Make Amazon Pay” logo projected onto Amazon’s campus in Hyderabad, India. Make Amazon Pay campaign. Demonstrations are planned in five continents. An international group of climate activists and Amazon warehouse workers have launched an online campaign called “Make Amazon Pay,” calling on the tech giant to provide better working conditions for its employees […]

Indigenous Activists Are Occupying The Hamptons Until Thanksgiving

Above photo: Tela Troge holding “Honk for Indigenous Rights” and Shinnecock elder Jennifer E. Cuffee-Wilson holding “This Indigenous Woman ‘I’m Done’” sign at rush hour. WNV/Matt Ballard. As a leader of Sovereignty Camp 2020, Shinnecock attorney Tela Troge discusses why they are protesting a lawsuit by New York state. Between the Atlantic Ocean and the […]

Why Are Activists and Scholars Devoted to Inter-Faith Harmony  Being  Accused of the Opposite

Inter-faith harmony is of great importance in all parts of the world, but its importance increases further in a country like India which is home to people of so many religions and sects. Hence those who devote their life to protecting and promoting inter-faith harmony are performing a very important role for unity of our […]

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