Posts Tagged ‘ direct action ’

Switzerland: Multiple Businesses Targeted

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

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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The Bent Mt Community is Uniting Against the Mountain Valley Pipeline

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

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

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

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

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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Louisiana: Another Lockdown Stops Work on Bayou Bridge Pipeline for Hours

Louisiana: Another Lockdown Stops Work on Bayou Bridge Pipeline for Hours

submitted to Earth First! Newswire MAURICE, LA — On the morning of April 18th a water protector locked herself into a cement filled barrel placed in the trench of a horizontal directional drill on a construction site of the Bayou Bridge Pipeline. Over a dozen more water protectors from L’eau est La Vie resistance...
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Switzerland: Butcher Shop Sabotaged

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

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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Attack on Construction Vehicle in Solidarity with the ZAD and Camp White Pine

Attack on Construction Vehicle in Solidarity with the ZAD and Camp White Pine

Submitted to Philly Anti-Capitalist Dear international anarchist thugs, illegalists, casseurs, and defenders of wildness, we are reporting live from Philadelphia. An attack has just been made, throwing a wrench in the cogs of the machinery of progress… well more literally some wires were cut and windows smashed on one of their bullshit bulldozers. We...
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Connecticut: DAPL Protester Vic Lancia Arrested and Fined 1 Year After Wells Fargo Lockdown

Connecticut: DAPL Protester Vic Lancia Arrested and Fined 1 Year After Wells Fargo Lockdown

by Dragonfly Climate Collective / It’s Going Down Update on Vic Lancia, who locked down to a Wells Fargo branch in Connecticut over a year ago against the Dakota Access Pipeline. This an update and thank-you message for those who have supported our friend Vic Lancia. Almost one year after Vic shut down a...
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