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Venezuela Calls for Expanding Armed Civilian Militias To Counter U.S.-Backed Opposition By
CHILE– As Venezuela gears up to face a massive protest from U.S.-funded, right-wing opposition groups, embattled President Nicolás Maduro has called for the expansion of armed civilian militias as the threat of more violence...
Disturbing Video Shows Indian Army Using Protester As A Human Shield By
Video footage showing a young man tied to the front of an army vehicle being paraded in a village located in central Kashmir’s Budgam district went viral last week over social media. A Hindi-speaker heard in the background says, “Stone throwers will meet a similar...
Nationwide #TaxMarch Rallies Planned To Demand Trump ‘Stops Hiding’ By
Tens of thousands of people are expected to take part in more than 100 Tax Marches on Saturday to demand President Donald Trump release his taxes and to highlight the need for increased minimum wage. As many have pointed out, every president since the 1960s has released...
Dallas Mega March Rally Pushes For Unity, Immigration Reform By
DALLAS  — Thousands of people marched and rallied in downtown Dallas on Sunday to call for an overhaul of the nation’s immigration system and end to what organizers said is an aggressive deportation policy. Organizers who called Sunday’s event the “Dallas...
Protesting Re-Election Bill, Paraguayans Set Congress on Fire By
Thousands of Paraguayans on Friday night took to the streets to protest against the decision of their country’s Congress to amend the constitution to allow for presidential re-election – a move that would allow right-wing President Horacio Cartes to stand in 2018. Tensions...
Rights Groups: Georgia ‘Terrorism’ Bill Targets Right To Protest By
Published in partnership with Shadowproof. State legislation introduced in Georgia would expand what is considered “domestic terrorism” and make it possible for state authorities to further criminalize Muslim and immigrant rights groups, which may engage in boycotts,...
Four Day D.C. March Against Dakota Access Pipeline Begins Today By
(REPORT) — Native Americans from around the country are revving up to kick off a four-day demonstration on the steps of Capitol Hill, in continued protest against the Trump administration’s decision to move forward with the Dakota Access oil pipeline. The demonstration...
Anaheim Protests Erupt Following Video Of Off-Duty Cop Harassing Teen By
(REPORT) — Hundreds protested in the streets of Anaheim Wednesday night as video surfaced of a white off-duty officer physically harassing a Chicano teenager, firing a gun in the direction of his friends – a group of brown and Black youth. 13-year old Christian...
Deadline Looms For Dakota Access Pipeline Protest Camp By
WASHINGTON (REPORT) — As dawn breaks over an encampment that was once home to thousands of people protesting the Dakota Access oil pipeline, a few hundred holdouts rise for another day of resistance. They aren’t deterred by the threat of flooding, nor by declarations...
Rallies In Support Of US Muslims Held Across US By
NEW YORK (REPORT) — Demonstrations were held in cities around the U.S. this weekend to support Muslim Americans and to protest President Donald Trump’s immigration policies. More than a thousand people of various faiths rallied in New York City on Sunday. The “I...