Posts Tagged ‘ State Repression ’

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 »

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...
read more »

“Under No Circumstances Will I Ever Cooperate”: A Statement on Resisting FBI Harassment, from Jayden Savino

“Under No Circumstances Will I Ever Cooperate”: A Statement on Resisting FBI Harassment, from Jayden Savino

by Jayden Savino / Earth First! Newswire My name is Jayden Savino and I am an Anarchist and Earth First!er currently living on occupied Cherokee land, often referred to as Asheville, North Carolina. Since April 3rd, the FBI has been harassing folks in my personal and professional life. The FBI has consistently requested that...
read more »

FBI Steals Sensitive Legal Material from Ruby Montoya and Jessica Reznicek’s Home

FBI Steals Sensitive Legal Material from Ruby Montoya and Jessica Reznicek’s Home

from Earth First! Newswire This morning, August 11 2017, over 30 FBI agents raided the Berrigan House, home of Ruby Montoya and Jessica Reznicek. The raid was related to an ongoing investigation into Ruby and Jessica’s peaceful actions against the Dakota Access Pipeline in January. The FBI agents entered the house with their guns—pistols...
read more »

The Sápara Nation vs. the Slimy Oil Mungia (in so-called Ecuador)

The Sápara Nation vs. the Slimy Oil Mungia (in so-called Ecuador)

by Sarah Belle Lin / Intercontinental Cry For the Sápara Peoples of the Ecuadorian Amazon, “Sinchi”, or “sacred” is the term that best describes their ancestral language and forests. Though abundant with meaning, the Sápara never had a word for “sacred”. There was simply no need for it until they faced the threat of...
read more »

Yankton Sioux Tribe Unconstitutionally Denied Due Process & Equal Protection Rights at Nebraska PSC Hearing on KXL Pipeline

Yankton Sioux Tribe Unconstitutionally Denied Due Process & Equal Protection Rights at Nebraska PSC Hearing on KXL Pipeline

from Native News Online The Yankton Sioux Tribe is outraged and flabbergasted at the restrictions placed on its sovereign rights in the Nebraska Public Service Commission Keystone XL (“KXL”) pipeline siting hearing. The scope of the Tribe’s participation was limited to the areas of cultural resource and social issues, with no opportunity to present...
read more »

Against the Grand Interoceanic Canal Project in Nicaragua

Against the Grand Interoceanic Canal Project in Nicaragua

by cicada / Earth First! Journal Ometepe Island, Nicaragua. Photo taken in June 2016.© Tom Laffay for Amnesty International [While the 52-page report titled “DANGER: RIGHTS FOR SALE (THE GRAND INTEROCEANIC CANAL PROJECT IN NICARAGUA AND THE EROSION OF HUMAN RIGHTS)” by Amnesty International is worth reading, we recognize that most of our readers...
read more »

Please contact prison re: Joseph Buddenberg’s Mail Problems

Please contact prison re: Joseph Buddenberg’s Mail Problems

from Support Nicole and Joseph Joseph is continuing to experience problems with his mail — both incoming and outgoing — being delayed or never delivered. He has attempted to address this issue with the prison, but the problems persist and add to how isolated he feels in the SHU with the mail issues making...
read more »

So Why is This Forest So Important? Resisting the Logging of Białowieża

So Why is This Forest So Important? Resisting the Logging of Białowieża

Anna Azarova / Political Critique On Friday July 28 the European Court of Justice ordered that the logging of Białowieża Forest must stop immediately. The interim decision comes after the European Commission sued the government of Poland on July 13 for proceeding with the logging despite previous warnings, as well as statements from...
read more »

Report Back from the Week of Solidarity with J20 Defendants

Report Back from the Week of Solidarity with J20 Defendants

Events and Actions July 20-27 from CrimeThinc. July 20-27 was the international Week of Solidarity with the J20 defendants, more than 200 people mass-arrested during the inauguration of Donald Trump. July 20 marked the six-month anniversary of the day the DC police “kettled” a whole city block of demonstrators, bystanders, journalists, legal observers, and...
read more »

Oaxaca: Mixtec Blood Spilled Over Mining Concessions

Oaxaca: Mixtec Blood Spilled Over Mining Concessions

by Regeneración Radio I. Massacre Carried Out on Top of Mineral Deposits II. A Mining Allocation of More Than One Million Hectares III. Blood Spilled on Graphite Destined for Tesla IV. On the Outskirts of Oaxaca, Iron and Death V. The Incursion of Mining...
read more »

Mystery Plane Crash Kills Brazilian Environmentalists, Inquiry Launched

Mystery Plane Crash Kills Brazilian Environmentalists, Inquiry Launched

by Vincent Bevins / The Guardian Environmental analyst Olavo Perim Galvão, who died in a plane crash on 3 July, disembarks from an Ibama helicopter to seek deforesters in the Amazon. Photograph: Vincent Bevins for LA Times Investigation is underway into an unexplained plane crash in the Amazon that left four dead, including members...
read more »