Posts Tagged ‘ direct action ’

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

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

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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Blockade Forces Trucks to Leave Lumber in Poland’s Bialowieza Forest, Priest Responds with Fabrication of Assault

Blockade Forces Trucks to Leave Lumber in Poland’s Bialowieza Forest, Priest Responds with Fabrication of Assault

from Hambach Forest Logged trees are seen near a site where environmental activists take action in the defence of one of the last primeval forests in Europe, Bialowieza forest, Poland May 24, 2017. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel The ancient Bialowieza Forest continues to be logged at times late into the night and from early hours of...
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ENEDIS’ Cars Torched Because of Link to CIGEO Nuclear Project, France

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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Canada: Sabotage of Heavy Equipment in the Terrain Vague

Canada: Sabotage of Heavy Equipment in the Terrain Vague

from Montréal Counter-Information Three machines were sabotaged by various means- removing air filters, contaminating oil, anti-freeze, and fuel reservoirs, emptying other fluid reservoirs, and disconnecting hidden electrical wires. This terrain, abandoned for many years, is now part of a development plan to expand the port of Montreal. – https://www.strategiemaritime.gouv.qc.ca – http://journalmetro.com/local/mercier-anjou/actualites-mercier-anjou/1041553/des-citoyens-sopposent-au-projet-de-transport-de-marchandises-a-mhm/ An excursion through...
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Autonomous Encounter to Fight the Deviance of the Achelous River in Greece: A Fine Dam Occupation

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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UK: Sheffield Tree Defenders Vow To Continue Fight After Legal Loss

UK: Sheffield Tree Defenders Vow To Continue Fight After Legal Loss

from Josh Halliday / The Guardian Campaigners trying to halt a “politically controversial” tree-felling programme in Sheffield have vowed to continue their fight despite losing a high court battle with council bosses. A judge on Tuesday made orders barring residents from taking “unlawful direct action” to prevent the lawful felling of roadside trees. It...
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New Zine: “Junexit: Another End of the World is Possible”

New Zine: “Junexit: Another End of the World is Possible”

from Montreal Counter-Info Read PDF here  
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Police Dismantle Blockade Against Junex Inc. Galt Wells Oil Project in Eastern Quebec

by Brent Patterson / The Council of Canadians A blockade established by land defenders on August 6 against the Junex Inc. Galt Wells oil project site in eastern Quebec was dismantled by police last night. Radio-Canada reports (in French), “At approximately 8:00 pm on Monday , police officers dismantled the barricade established by...
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Deer Liberation Front Attacks Fribourg Agricultural Institute, France

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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UK: Over 100 Hunt Saboteurs Disrupt “Inglorious 12th” Grouse Hunt

UK: Over 100 Hunt Saboteurs Disrupt “Inglorious 12th” Grouse Hunt

from Hunt Saboteurs Association Over 100 hunt saboteurs from around the country descended on the moors of Yorkshire and the Peak District yesterday to disrupt the first day of the grouse shooting season. They first stopped a shoot on the Notorious Saddleworth Moor before moving South to the Fitzwilliam estate in the heart of...
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Two Days of Blockades and Actions in Poland’s Primal Bialowieza Forest

Two Days of Blockades and Actions in Poland’s Primal Bialowieza Forest

from Hambach Forest The logging of ancient Bialowieza Forest has been blocked and equipment occupied for two days in the row now. On Thursday a group of activist locked on to the harvester and a forwarder resulting in the longest logging blockade...
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