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Fredrick Stoneypoint, “Junexit” Fracking Blockader, Released! Gaspé, Canada

19. August 2017
Fredrick Stoneypoint, “Junexit” Fracking Blockader, Released! Gaspé, Canada

August 19th update from Secure.Avaaz.org Update August 19th, 2017: FREDDY WAS RELEASED! More to come Fredrick Stoneypoint, a Carleton University student and young land defender from Sagamok Anishinabewk First Nations, was arrested in Galt, Gaspé, Québec. He was at the reoccupation blockade against Galt 4 #Junex, a fracking company that is illegally trespassing...
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Thundering Waters Forest Occupied Against Development in Niagara Falls, Ontario

19. August 2017
Thundering Waters Forest Occupied Against Development in Niagara Falls, Ontario

from It’s Going Down At sunset, Sunday August 13th, a group of Niagara area citizens established a camp in defense of our Mother Earth on the site of Thundering Waters Forest in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. The purpose of the camp is to prevent the ultimate destruction of Thundering Waters Forest and raise public...
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Court Lets Exxon Off Hook for Pipeline Spill in Arkansas Neighborhood

19. August 2017
Court Lets Exxon Off Hook for Pipeline Spill in Arkansas Neighborhood

by Georgina Gustin / Popular Resistance  Above Photo: A break in Exxon’s Pegasus Pipeline sent more than 200,000 gallons of heavy tar sands crude oil spilling into a neighborhood of Mayflower, Arkansas, in 2013. Credit: U.S. EPA ‘Despite adherence to safety guidelines and regulations, oil spills still do occur,’ the court said in overturning...
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ENEDIS’ Cars Torched Because of Link to CIGEO Nuclear Project, France

18. August 2017
ENEDIS’ Cars Torched Because of Link to CIGEO Nuclear Project, France

from Indymedia Nantes / posted on Attaque translated by Earth First! Journal from http://www.unicornriot.ninja/?p=17770For the last couple of years, land defenders have been living three hours away from Paris, in Lejuc Forest near Bure, to defend the land from the planned operation of project CIGEO, a deep underground radioactive nuclear waste repository. In the...
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Autonomous Encounter to Fight the Deviance of the Achelous River in Greece: A Fine Dam Occupation

18. August 2017
Autonomous Encounter to Fight the Deviance of the Achelous River in Greece: A Fine Dam Occupation

from A.N.A. translated by Earth First! Journal , a group of people, members of the Autonomous Encounter to Fight the Deviance of the Achelous River, occupied the Glystra Hydroelectric Plant, Tríkala, in the high river flow. The first communiqué of the occupation assembly follows. After August 2, 2017, the...
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Molotovs, Tear Gas, and Water Cannon at Anti-Nuke Protest in France

17. August 2017
Molotovs, Tear Gas, and Water Cannon at Anti-Nuke Protest in France

from Attaque translated by Earth First! Journal   Incidents broke out Tuesday (August 15th) in Bure (Meuse) on the sidelines of a protest against an industrial nuclear waste storage center in Cigéo. Witnesses say that the cops used a water cannon, deafening grenades, and tear gas against some of the 300 to 1,000 protestors....
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Unanimous Decision in Favor of Brazil’s First Nations: Indigenous Territories Never Belonged to the State

16. August 2017
Unanimous Decision in Favor of Brazil’s First Nations: Indigenous Territories Never Belonged to the State

by G1 DF / Globo translated by Earth First! Journal   Indigenous people dance in front of the Federal Supreme Court in Brasilia to celebrate a favorable decision to demarcate land in Mato Grosso (Photo: Bianca Marinho / G1) Indigenous people danced in front of the Federal Supreme Court (STF) in Brasilia, around 12h...
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Victory for Indigenous Peoples as Brazilian Supreme Court Rejects Lawsuit

16. August 2017
Victory for Indigenous Peoples as Brazilian Supreme Court Rejects Lawsuit

from el Periodico At the gates of the court about 50 members of various tribes gathered, who celebrated the ruling as “a victory of the rights of the original peoples.” translated by Earth First! Journal Wednesday, 08/16/2017 at 18:17 CEST The Brazilian Supreme Court today rejected a lawsuit filed by the state of Mato...
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Quails Liberated from Eastern UK Egg Production Facility

16. August 2017
Quails Liberated from Eastern UK Egg Production Facility

from Frente de Liberación Animal East UK Two quails liberated // solidarity liberation and report. The night of the 13th we entered a quail’s eggs production facility. Security measures were weak and the animals shown feather loss and blood from infections. We didn’t doubt but to take two beautiful quails with us who will...
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Deer Liberation Front Attacks Fribourg Agricultural Institute, France

16. August 2017
Deer Liberation Front Attacks Fribourg Agricultural Institute, France

from Renverse translated by Earth First! Journal Institut agricole de l’Etat de Fribourg IAG Deer Liberation Front attacks! On the night of August 6, the gratings of a breeding farm of the State Agricultural Institute of Friborg were cut and about a hundred deer were able to escape and find refuge and relative freedom...
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Indigenous Rights at Stake in Brazilian Land Claims Ruling

16. August 2017
Indigenous Rights at Stake in Brazilian Land Claims Ruling

from TeleSur Indigenous people take part in the “Free Land Camp” to decide protest strategies, Brasilia, Brazil, April 24, 2017 | Photo: EFE All of the 748 demarcation cases currently pending could be halted. 2,000 ethnic leaders have gathered in Brasilia on the eve of a Supreme Court verdict which could deal the greatest...
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Forty Thousand Bees “Stolen” from Farm in Britain

15. August 2017
Forty Thousand Bees “Stolen” from Farm in Britain

by Helen Pidd / The Guardian An experienced beekeeper is suspected of stealing 40,000 bees from Anglesey in one of Britain’s biggest bee rustling cases in years. Only someone with a bee suit and veil could have pulled off the heist on Paul Williams’s hive in Rhydwyn “without getting stung to smithereens”, police said....
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