Posts Tagged ‘ News ’

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...
read more »

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...
read more »

Court Lets Exxon Off Hook for Pipeline Spill in Arkansas Neighborhood

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...
read more »

US Government Demands Details on All Visitors to Disrupt J20 Website

US Government Demands Details on All Visitors to Disrupt J20 Website

by Julia Carrie Wong and Olivia Solon / The Guardian The US government is seeking to unmask every person who visited an anti-Trump website in what privacy advocates say is an unconstitutional “fishing expedition” for political dissidents. The warrant appears to be an escalation of the Department of Justice’s (DoJ) campaign against anti-Trump activities,...
read more »

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...
read more »

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...
read more »

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...
read more »

Netherlands Kills 300,000 Hens After Eggs Found Contaminated

Netherlands Kills 300,000 Hens After Eggs Found Contaminated

by Julie Cappiello / Mercy for Animals More than 17 countries across Europe and in Asia trashed millions of eggs after news broke that the eggs contained fipronil, an insecticide commonly used to kill fleas, lice, mites, and ticks. In the EU it has been banned for use on farms. Netherlands farmers have already...
read more »

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...
read more »

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...
read more »

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  
read more »

Molotovs, Tear Gas, and Water Cannon at Anti-Nuke Protest in France

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....
read more »