Posts Tagged ‘ land rights ’

Twenty-Three People Arrested at Nuns’ Chapel in Pipeline Construction Zone

22. Oktober 2017
Twenty-Three People Arrested at Nuns’ Chapel in Pipeline Construction Zone

by  Phil McCausland / NBC News Members of Lancaster Against Pipelines protest at the construction site of a natural gas pipeline in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, on Monday. Courtesy David Jones Twenty-three members of a local protest organization in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania — which helped a group of nuns build a small outdoor chapel atop...
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Activists Travel to Europe to Tell Backers of Trans Mountain Pipeline the Project Won’t Survive Indigenous Resistance

20. Oktober 2017
Activists Travel to Europe to Tell Backers of Trans Mountain Pipeline the Project Won’t Survive Indigenous Resistance

from The Guardian Secwepemc activist Kanahus Manuel in front of a tiny house being built in the path of Kinder Morgan pipeline’s planned route through her Nation’s territory in British Columbia, Canada. Photograph: Ian Willms/Greenpeace The controversial expansion of a pipeline that would carry tar sands crude from Alberta to British Columbia’s coast will...
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A Third Marine Harvest Fish Farm Has Been Occupied in British Colombia, Canada (Video)

by Musgamagw Dzawada’enuxw Cleansing Our Waters / Warrior Publications
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The Indigenous Environmental Network Responds to Judge’s Decision to Keep the Dakota Access Pipeline Operational While Under Review

The Indigenous Environmental Network Responds to Judge’s Decision to Keep the Dakota Access Pipeline Operational While Under Review

by Indigenous Environmental Network Bemidji, MN — On October 11th, U.S. District Judge James Boasberg ruled that the Dakota Access Pipeline will continue to operate while a new environmental impact review is underway. In June, Boasberg ruled that the review by the Army Corps of Engineers was insufficient therefore a new review was ordered. This decision comes...
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City of Mahwah New Jersey Using Zoning Violations to Try and End Split Rock Sweetwater Prayer Camp

City of Mahwah New Jersey Using Zoning Violations to Try and End Split Rock Sweetwater Prayer Camp

by Onion / Earth First! Newswire The seal of Bergen County, New Jersey greets folks not only as they enter the Justice Center, but almost every room inside the giant white building in the middle of Hackensack. The seal features what is supposed to be a native person, peace pipe in hand, greeting what...
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Hawai’i: Telescope on Sacred Mountain Approved, Opponents Vow to Keep Resisting Construction

10. Oktober 2017
Hawai’i: Telescope on Sacred Mountain Approved, Opponents Vow to Keep Resisting Construction

from Intercontinental Cry Thirty Meter Telescope protest, October 7, 2014. Local police stand in the background as Mayor Billy Kenoi talks with Hawaiian cultural practitioner, Joshua Lanakila Mangauil, Kahookahi Kanuha and other protectors. Photo: Occupy Hilo In what its chairperson deemed ‘one of the most difficult decisions the board has ever made’, the Hawai’i...
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Three of Four Mapuche Political Prisoners End 116 Day Hunger Strike

Three of Four Mapuche Political Prisoners End 116 Day Hunger Strike

from Women’s Coordinating Committee for a Free Wallmapu Oct 2nd, 2017 – On Friday, September 29th, family members of Mapuche Political Prisoners on hunger strike gathered at the Chilean Presidential palace to put forward the demands of their relatives, many of whom were nearing their deathbeds after fasting for 115 days.  The meeting  took...
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Company Behind Dakota Access Pipeline “Strong-Armed” Landowners and Protesters, Says Federal Lawsuit

Company Behind Dakota Access Pipeline “Strong-Armed” Landowners and Protesters, Says Federal Lawsuit

by Sue Sturgis / Facing South Ellen Gerhart is one of several plaintiffs in a federal lawsuit filed this week that accuses the Texas company behind the pipeline, its North Carolina-based private security provider, and local law enforcement officers of harassment and wrongful arrest. (Photo by Coryn Wolk) Four Pennsylvania residents filed a federal lawsuit this...
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Mesoamerican Movement Against the Extractive Mining Model (M4) Reportback

Mesoamerican Movement Against the Extractive Mining Model (M4) Reportback

from Mesoamerican Movement Against Mining translated by Earth First! Journal Just like the past five years in the Syrian Valley in Honduras, the communities, peoples and organizations that make up M4 have met from September 22 to 25 in the City of San José in Costa Rica to recognize and reaffirm ourselves in the...
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Eight Mapuche Movement Leaders Arrested Amidst Mapuche Hunger Strike

25. September 2017
Eight Mapuche Movement Leaders Arrested Amidst Mapuche Hunger Strike

from Women’s Coordinating Committee for a Free Wallmapu September 23rd, 2017 WALLMAPU – This past Saturday, a series of violent raids and arrests against Mapuche movement leaders – dubbed “Operation Hurricane” by Chilean authorities – were carried out by Special Police Forces (PDI) throughout the regions of Bio-Bio, Arauco and Los Rios in southern...
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Direct Action Ramps Up Resistance to Line 3

19. September 2017
Direct Action Ramps Up Resistance to Line 3

from Unicorn Riot Superior, WI – Resistance against Enbridge’s Line 3 Pipeline expansion is ramping up. Near the Fon du Lac Reservation, at the frontline camp, Makwa, water protectors, land defenders, warriors, and others have participated in a wave of civil disobedience that has resulted in 16 arrests in multiple actions that have delayed...
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Indonesia: Land Rights Struggles Intensify

13. September 2017
Indonesia: Land Rights Struggles Intensify

by Vincent Bevins / The Guardian A eucalyptus pulpwood plantation that lies next to natural forest to the east of Pekanbaru, Sumatra. Photograph: Daniel Beltrá It is cold and late on the Indonesian island of Sumatra. Huddled around a map, a group of elders are planning their battle strategy. In a milestone victory last...
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