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Switzerland: Multiple Businesses Targeted

25. April 2018
Switzerland: Multiple Businesses Targeted

from Bite Back “Three butcher shops, one kebab restaurant , the train station hall and a fur shop were targeted between Friday and Sunday last week in Geneva. After the famous Molard butcher shop and its 15’000 francs damage, it is the turn of two others to find their windows smashed at dawn. One...
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Appeals Court Allows “Necessity Defense” for Pipeline Protesters in Minnesota

25. April 2018
Appeals Court Allows “Necessity Defense” for Pipeline Protesters in Minnesota

from Red Power Media The Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled on Monday that four anti-pipeline activists facing criminal charges have a legit case to argue the “necessity defense” in court. According to EcoWatch, the so-called “Valve Turners” Emily Johnston and Annette Klapstein were charged after shutting off the emergency valves on a pair of tar sands pipelines owned by Enbridge Energy....
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Chile: Mapuches Fight Tourism Project to Protect Sacred Lands

24. April 2018
Chile: Mapuches Fight Tourism Project to Protect Sacred Lands

from TeleSur Mapuche communities in Chile are opposing the construction of the Sky Lican Ray – Pinohuacho recreational center in Ruka Pullan, by the Villarrica volcano, a place considered sacred by its inhabitants for its spiritual significance and natural resources. “We totally oppose the intervention in a space with such great cultural and spiritual meaning for our fellentun kay...
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The Bent Mt Community is Uniting Against the Mountain Valley Pipeline

24. April 2018
The Bent Mt Community is Uniting Against the Mountain Valley Pipeline

by Farmlands Fighting Pipelines / It’s Going Down The following report is from an anonymous contributor with Farmlands Fighting Pipelines, and discusses how the Bent Mountain community is uniting and winning against the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP). One woman, resolute in a tree, has stayed 32 feet above the ground under the threat of...
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UK: Thousands of Partridges Freed by ALF

21. April 2018
UK: Thousands of Partridges Freed by ALF

from Bite Back “Biggest release in the history of British animal liberation? On the evening of the 14th April 2018, our group entered onto the 1 and half acre site owned by ‘Southern Partridges’. There was a mix of older cages and newer ones, each cage typically houses 2 — 5 birds. The long...
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Malaysia: Indigenous People in Defense of Their Lands

21. April 2018
Malaysia: Indigenous People in Defense of Their Lands

by Real World Radio / Intercontinental Cry For the past two months, approximately 800 Orang Asli Indigenous Peoples have maintained blockades at several sites in Gua Musang district, Kelantan State, Malaysia in defense of the environment and their customary rights over land. “We want to block any activity that would destroy the environment”, said...
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Another Family Farm Launches a Tree Sit in the Path of the Mountain Valley Pipeline

20. April 2018
Another Family Farm Launches a Tree Sit in the Path of the Mountain Valley Pipeline

by Little Teel Crossing from It’s Going Down The ongoing campaign against the Mountain Valley Pipeline announced that now “three tree stands at the crossing of Little Creek and Teel Creek,” have been launched.” Stating that they “are fighting to protect the family farms that the MVP threatens.” In the farmlands of Franklin County,...
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Appalachian Forest Blockades Disrupt Mountain Valley Pipeline

20. April 2018

from Unicorn Riot In Jefferson National Forest on the border between Virginia and West Virginia, two forest occupations block the proposed route of the Mountain Valley Pipeline, or MVP, to drill through Peters Mountain. Activists erected a monopod in the middle of the road on April, which still stands and is the longest continuously-occupied...
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Call for Submissions to the Litha/Summer 2018 Earth First! Journal

20. April 2018
Call for Submissions to the Litha/Summer 2018 Earth First! Journal

from the Earth First! Newswire The temperatures are heating up, which means it’s time to make the Summer edition of your favorite radical, environmental magazine–the Earth First! Journal. Since we’re just a few overworked folks, sitting in a hot office, we need your help to make an actual magazine! We need your articles, essays, poetry,...
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Switzerland: Butcher Shop Sabotaged

19. April 2018
Switzerland: Butcher Shop Sabotaged

from Bite Back “Butcher shop windows were targeted on the night of the 12th of April. Smashing multiple targets including doors and with small bits of glass flying in all directions over the animal corpses, the media has reported a cost of about 15,000 Swiss francs (£11,000 approx) for the company. ‘We want to...
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Italy: Goats Saved from Slaughter

18. April 2018

from Bite Back In March, 28 goats who were to be killed for Easter dishes were freed from a farm in Italy.  
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Pipeline Spills 290,000 Litres of Crude Oil Emulsion in Northern Alberta

18. April 2018
Pipeline Spills 290,000 Litres of Crude Oil Emulsion in Northern Alberta

by Carol Linnitt / Desmog Canada A pipeline owned by Paramount Resources Ltd. released an estimated 100,000 litres of crude oil and 190,000 litres of produced water near Zama City, in northwest Alberta, according to an April 11 incident report filed with the Alberta Energy Regulator. The release was discovered after company personnel looked into...
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