Tag Archives: Activists

Hunger Strikers At UN Headquarters Call For End To Yemen War By
Peace activists are holding a week-long vigil and hunger strike at United Nations headquarters in New York City to demand an end to the U.S.-backed, Saudi Arabia-led war in Yemen and humanitarian aid for the country’s starving...
Against The Blacklisting Of Activists, Writers Who Expose NATO Destabilization Efforts In Syria By
The cancellation of a lecture by journalist Rania Khalek, who was invited to speak on the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill campus by Students for Justice in Palestine on February 27, 2017, raises important issues of tactics and strategy within movements...
Health Activists Targeted By Israeli Spyware Sold To Mexican Government By
MEXICO CITY (REPORT) — An internet watchdog group said Saturday that a spyware hacking attempt targeted activists who campaigned against soft drinks and junk foods, and purportedly used Israeli-produced software sold to governments. The Citizen Lab based at the University...
Peace Activists Set Out For Aleppo From Berlin, On Foot By
BERLIN (REPORT) — Several hundred peace activists have started what they say will be a months-long protest march from Berlin to war-ravaged Syria to urge an end to the fighting there. The Civil March for Aleppo set off carrying white flags from Berlin’s former Tempelhof...
Reporter Abby Martin Speaks Out After Illegal, Aggressive Detainment At DNC (VIDEO) By
TeleSUR English — Abby Martin, host of “Empire Files,” was released by police on Monday after a violent arrest while covering DNC protests for teleSUR, but says that many more wait to be processed after “mass marches, mass protests and mass arrests...
FBI ‘No Knock, No Warrant’ Raid On Activists During RNC By
Despite months of media coverage promising some of the most violent and chaotic protests at the Republican National Convention, the political circus came and went with very little fanfare. The numbers of protesters were drastically lower than the numbers put forth by organizers...
Gov’t Amasses Riot Police, Military Gear, And Opens Makeshift Prisons To Prepare For RNC By
Authorities in Cleveland, Ohio, are adding fuel to an already “combustible” atmosphere, some activists say, as the city readies extra jail space and courtrooms and shuts down a local university to house 1,700 riot police and their weapons in preparation for...
Germany: Thousands Surround US Air Base To Protest Drone Use By
Demonstrators have formed a human chain near a US air base in western Germany to protest against lethal drone strikes. The demonstration was organized by the alliance “Stop Ramstein – No Drone War“, which says the Ramstein base relays information between...
Animal Rights Activists Infiltrate Tyson Plant For Fourth Time In Less Than A Year By
For the fourth time in less than a year, an anti-animal cruelty group has infiltrated a facility connected to mega-meat supplier Tyson Foods and secretly filmed graphic video showing what they contend is inhumane treatment of chickens grown by America’s biggest...
Activists, Police Clash In Hong Kong In Largest Protest Since 2014 Pro-Democracy Gatherings By
HONG KONG  — Hong Kong’s Lunar New Year celebration descended into chaos as protesters and police, who fired warning shots into the air, clashed over a street market selling fishballs and other local holiday delicacies, with dozens injured and arrested. The...