Posts Tagged ‘activist’

Iraqi protesters reportedly set Iranian consulate on fire amid fury over assassination of activist (VIDEOS)

Protesters have set the Iraqi city of Karbala ablaze following the killing of prominent activist Ihab al-Wazni. The demonstrators have accused Iran-backed militias of his assassination. A prominent anti-government activist, Al-Wazni has been a vocal critic of Iranian influence in Iraq. He survived an attempted assassination during violent anti-government protests in 2019, but was slain […]

Saudi women’s rights activist summoned for questioning three months after prison release

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Saudi women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul awarded 2020 Vaclav Havel prize

The Council of Europe has awarded its 2020 Václav Havel Human Rights prize to Loujain al-Hathloul. The Saudi activist pushed to end a ban on women driving in Saudi Arabia, but was arrested in 2018 and sentenced to almost six years in prison last December under a broad counterterrorism law. Her sister Lina al-Hathloul accepted […]

Black Lives Matter Activist Charged With Anti-Asian Hate Crime

A Black Lives Matter activist was arrested in Seattle for allegedly committing two separate hate crimes against Asian people, once again contradicting the media narrative that Donald Trump’s rhetoric on coronavirus was primarily to blame for the hate crime wave. Pamela Cole, who is Asian, told KIRO 7 News about her experience on March 16 […]

Environmental Activist Says Cheese is Racist, Dairy Shouldn’t Be Served in Schools

The Australian military has been reminded by MPs that its core mission is the “application of lethal violence” in response to concerns about it being too “woke” following a performance during which scantily clad dancers twerked on a Navy ship. The advisory came after awkward scenes where young women gyrated suggestively in front of military […]

Isi Leibler, activist for Soviet Jewry who helped expose World Jewish Congress scandal, dies at 86

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BLM Activist Warns Buildings Will Burn If Chauvin Isn’t Convicted Of George Floyd’s Murder

If former cop Derek Chauvin is acquitted of George Floyd’s killing “all hell is going to break loose” according to a warning by a prominent Black Lives Matter (BLM) activist. Amid a wave of condemnation and without explanation, model and activist Maya Echols deleted her post. You can unsubscribe any time. By subscribing you agree […]

Activist KV Biju thrashed for campaigning against BJP in Kerala

KV Biju, national coordinator of the Rashtriya Kisan Mahasangh, one of groups under the umbrella of the Samyukta Kisan Morcha that has been leading the farmer protests on the borders of the national capital, was among two people thrashed late night on March 30, 2021, while out pasting posters urging voters in Kerala to defeat […]

Gaza activist: After lengthy torture, Hamas forced me to divorce my wife

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Trans Activist Ridiculed For Burning Harry Potter Books

A transgender activist was ridiculed on Twitter after burning copies of Harry Potter books while asserting, “Cancel culture wins again.” The individual, Tess 5G, posted images and a video of the book burning session while proclaiming, “These were my old books from childhood, and it was cathartic as hell.” cancel culture wins again pic.twitter.com/XWKJWyM1ex — […]

Toronto Activist Chris Sky stands up for his rights and refuses to be illegally arrested. 20 cops stand down. Stand up Canada! #justsayno

https://www.bitchute.com/video/xjRWK3XAPGot/ Dylan Eleven | Truth11.com Toronto activist stands up to cops in his driveway and says no he will not be illegally arrested. He refuses to be bullied and tricked into allowing himself be arrested for not wearing a mask at Longos food supermarket. Claiming medical exemption is allowed and the police have no right […]

‘I might not live to see a free Syria,’ activist tells Euronews on uprising’s 10th anniversary

Just ten years after Syrians first took to the streets to protest against the rule of President Bashar al-Assad, Euronews spoke to Syrian journalist and activist Wafa Ali Mustafa who was part of the uprising from the outset. She explained how it felt to be part of the protests and what impact the Syrian revolution […]

Danish anti-lockdown activist gets double jail time for inciting violence… after telling crowd to ‘smash city in non-violent way’

A Danish woman has been jailed for two years after telling people to “smash the city” at an anti-lockdown protest. The activist is the first protester hit by a law enabling courts to double sentences for Covid-related offenses. The unusually harsh ruling was announced by the Copenhagen court on Friday. The defendant, a 30-year-old woman, […]

Far-Right Activist Behind Stop the Steal Campaign Claims He’s the Victim, Attacks Police Officer for Capitol Rioter’s Death

In the wake of massive layoffs at ​HuffPost Tuesday, far-right meme creator  Carpe Donktum invited Ali Alexander, the far-right lead organizer of the so-called Stop the Steal movement, to his streaming show to celebrate the layoffs of journalists whose reporting led to them being deplatformed ​from major social media entities. At the same time, they […]

Saudi court denies women’s rights activist’s appeal, upholds travel ban

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At Behest Of ADL, FBI Terrorism Task Force Arrests White Comedian Activist Paul Miller On ‘Parole Violation’

The Anti-Defamation League has fingered an online ‘white supremacist’ they’d been monitoring — and tipped off the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force — precipitating his arrest in a massive, multi-agent raid on his residence for allegedly possessing a gun in violation of his previous parole terms: Paul Miller, 32, was arrested Tuesday after the FBI’s […]

Vernon Jordan, activist and former Clinton advisor, dies at 85

After stints as field secretary for the Georgia NAACP and executive director of the United Negro College Fund, he became head of the National Urban League, becoming the face of Black America’s modern struggle for jobs and justice for more than a decade. He was nearly killed by a racist’s bullet in 1980 before transitioning […]

Implications of the arrest of Indian environment activist

Indian climate activist Disha Ravi was arrested by the police on 13 February 2021. The Government of India has charged her with sedition. As is common, the case will drag on for years and she would have to attend innumerable hearings – torture in itself. Already, she has spent ten days behind bars before being […]

Pro-Palestinian Activist Accosts Mayoral Candidate Yang for Anti-BDS Stance

Former 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang at the second Democratic presidential debate in Detroit on July 31, 2019. Photo: Screenshot. JNS.org – New York City mayoral candidate Andrew Yang, also a former Democratic candidate for president, was confronted over his strong opposition to BDS by a group that included Malik Hassan from the Muslim […]

Jewish Youth in Spain Urge Madrid University to Expel Neo-Nazi Activist Who Delivered Antisemitic Rant at Far Right Rally

Antisemitic graffiti at the Jewish cemetery in Hoyo de Manzanares, near Madrid. Photo: Twitter. Jewish students in Spain this week demanded the expulsion from a Madrid university of a neo-Nazi activist who delivered a viciously antisemitic speech at a rally earlier this month. The Federation of Jewish Youth in Spain (FEJJE), supported by the European […]

Young Pakistani activist fights forced child marriage

[Islamabad] Hadiqa Bashir, 19, has been actively working against early and forced marriages for the last eight years in Pakistan’s Swat Valley, once a hotbed of the Pakistani Taliban. For more stories from The Media Line go to themedialine.org For years, the Taliban broadcasted threats on the radio to intimidate girls into not attending school. […]

Police in Spokane, Washington Arrest White Power Activist for Swastika Vandalism at Synagogue

Temple Beth Shalom in Spokane, Washington was vandalized with swastikas on Feb. 8. Photo: Spokane Police Dept. Police in Spokane, Washington have announced the arrest of a 44-year-old man who was being sought in connection with the daubing of Nazi swastikas on a synagogue in the city on Feb. 8. The man, named as Raymond […]

Baltimore Ex-Con Activist Suggests Paying Criminals Not to Kill

Tyree Moorehead believes the key to fighting Baltimore’s rising murder rate is to pay the potential killers. At 15, Tyree Moorehead was convicted of second-degree murder. After serving eighteen years in prison, the ex-convict dedicates his time to creating “no shoot zones” across Baltimore. Now, Moorehead has proposed a novel approach: prevent crime by paying […]

Fury Over Polish Government’s Appointment of Former Far Right ‘100% Aryan’ Activist to Leading State Post

Tomasz Greniuch, seen making a Nazi salute at a far right rally, was appointed by the Polish government to head the Institute of National Remembrance in the city of Wroclaw. Photo: Twitter. Poland’s nationalist government was enveloped in yet another bitter controversy over antisemitism this week, following the appointment of a former far-right activist who […]

Prominent Saudi women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul released from prison

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London Mayor Appoints Woke Activist Brigade To ‘Review’ Statues For ‘Diversity’

USA Today published an op-ed which denounced Tom Brady for refusing to walk back his previous support for Donald Trump and for being “white.” Yes, really. With the Super Bowl just days away, Nancy Armour (who is white), took the opportunity to fan the flames of more political and racial division by attacking Brady for […]

Activist Marc Lamont Hill Says Black Lives Matter Supports the ‘Dismantling of the Zionist Project’

Marc Lamont Hill. Photo: Karga Fantasma. Marc Lamont Hill, an American academic and activist who has previously drawn fire for advocating the eradication of Israel, told a virtual discussion hosted by the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) that the Black Lives Matter movement supports the “dismantling of the Zionist project.” In 2018, Hill was fired […]

Palestinian political activist and analyst Abdel Sattar Qassem dies of Covid-19

Qassem was born in the village of Deir al-Ghusun in 1948 Qassem, 72, had announced in January that he would be running as an independent candidate for the presidency in the upcoming Palestinian election By MEE staff Published date: 2 February 202 Prominent Palestinian academic and political activist Abdel Sattar Qassem died late on Monday aged 72 of Covid-19, his […]

Anne Feeney, Folk Singer And Political Activist, Dies At 69

Above photo: Julie Leonardsson. [embedded content] NOTE: Anne Feeney will be sorely missed. I met her several times in 2009 and beyond at events for National Improved Medicare for All. She even invited me onstage with her in Madison, WI one time to sing “Have You Been to Jail for Justice.” Anne was a kind, […]

UAE human rights activist Ahmed Mansoor kept in 2m x 2m cell for 4 years

A prominent Emirati rights activist has been held for four years in a tiny solitary confinement cell with no bed or mattress in the United Arab Emirates, according to Human Rights Watch. The global rights group said that Ahmed Mansoor, a 51-year-old engineer, has been forced to sleep on the floor with no bed or […]

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