Posts Tagged ‘ State Repression ’

Red Fawn Fallis Reaches Non-Cooperating Plea Agreement

Red Fawn Fallis Reaches Non-Cooperating Plea Agreement

from Water Protector Legal Collective Red Fawn Fallis appears outside the federal courthouse in Bismarck, N.D., on Dec. 8, 2017. Photo: Tom Stromme /The Bismarck Tribune/AP One Charge Dropped: Government to Recommend a Maximum of 7 Years Mandan, ND: Attorneys for Red Fawn Fallis today notified the court of a change of plea pursuant...
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Call for an International Day of Solidarity with Inauguration Day Defendants on January 20, 2018

Call for an International Day of Solidarity with Inauguration Day Defendants on January 20, 2018

from It’s Going Down This following call for worldwide solidarity on January 20th, 2018 takes place during a week of solidarity and outreach. On January 20, 2017, tens of thousands of people greeted President Donald Trump’s inauguration with large protests ranging from creative blockades to militant street actions. Among the demonstrations that day was...
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Fuck you, Fuck your Court, Fuck the Crown and the Queen you serve: Response to Sentencing of Line 9 Valve Turners

Fuck you, Fuck your Court, Fuck the Crown and the Queen you serve: Response to Sentencing of Line 9 Valve Turners

from Montreal Counter-info On December 18th, 2017, two anarchist comrades were sentenced for their role in a 2015 direct action in which a Enbridge’s Line 9 was physically shut down. Their affinity group accomplished this by physically closing a manual valve, thus proving that it was possible to safely shut down pipelines. This action,...
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Surviving A Grand Jury: Three Narratives From Grand Jury Resisters

Surviving A Grand Jury: Three Narratives From Grand Jury Resisters

from CrimethInc A Few Words about Grand Juries Grand juries serve the state as a sort of auxiliary legal proceeding to force people to inform on each other. A grand jury isn’t a criminal trial; there’s no judge present. It takes place entirely in secret. As a witness, you can’t even obtain transcripts of...
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“They’re Trying to Stop the Next Standing Rock”: An Earth First! Journal Editor Talks About ETP’s Lawsuit Against the Movement

“They’re Trying to Stop the Next Standing Rock”: An Earth First! Journal Editor Talks About ETP’s Lawsuit Against the Movement

from It’s Going Down Listen to the audio at It’s Going Down In this episode, we talk with someone from the long running Earth First! Journal, a magazine that chronicles the radical environmental movement in the US and abroad. In August of this year, “Earth First!” was sued along with Greenpeace and several other entities by...
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Quebec Judge Compares Pipeline Protester’s Mindset to Terrorists in Paris

Quebec Judge Compares Pipeline Protester’s Mindset to Terrorists in Paris

by Danielle Rochette / APTN News Prior to sentencing two men convicted of chaining themselves to a pipeline, a Quebec judge compared their mindset behind the protest to the Boston Marathon bombers and the terrorists involved in the Bataclan killings. “You were convinced that it was correct,” said Marleau in the judgement released Dec....
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6 Protesters Acquitted of Rioting, Related Charges Stemming From Inauguration Day

6 Protesters Acquitted of Rioting, Related Charges Stemming From Inauguration Day

by Neil Augenstein / WTOP picture from Splinter News WASHINGTON — Six protesters indicted for rioting in the nation’s capital on Inauguration Day were acquitted of the charges Thursday, after a month-long trial in D.C. Superior Court, according to court officials. Prosecutors have acknowledged that they had no evidence that the six defendants wielded...
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More Than $600,000 Spent on Police Gear for Standing Rock Protests

More Than $600,000 Spent on Police Gear for Standing Rock Protests

from Warrior Publications North Dakota law enforcement purchased more than $600,000 worth of body armor, tactical equipment and crowd control devices during the height of protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline, state invoices show. The purchases, tallied by The Associated Press from invoices obtained through a public records request, included pepper spray, flash-bang...
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As Opposition Grows Against Pipelines in Virgina, Far-Right Press Plays Up “Green Antifa”

As Opposition Grows Against Pipelines in Virgina, Far-Right Press Plays Up “Green Antifa”

from It’s Going Down According to the End of the Line podcast, which chronicles anti-pipeline fights across the US, there is growing opposition to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) and Mountain Valley Pipelines (MVP) among rural residents in Virginia, where both watersheds and over 300 homes are threatened with pollution and the threat of eviction in the...
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An Activist Stands Accused of Firing a Gun at Standing Rock. It Belonged to Her Lover— An FBI Informant

An Activist Stands Accused of Firing a Gun at Standing Rock. It Belonged to Her Lover— An FBI Informant

by Will Parrish / The Intercept Photo: Mike McCleary/The Bismarck Tribune/AP AS LAW ENFORCEMENT officers advanced in a U-shaped sweep line down North Dakota Highway 1806 last October, pushing back Dakota Access opponents from a camp in the pipeline’s path, two sheriff’s deputies broke formation to tackle a 37-year-old Oglala Sioux woman named Red Fawn Fallis. As...
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Mexico: Indigenous Water Defenders Sentenced to 50 Years in Prison

5. Dezember 2017
Mexico: Indigenous Water Defenders Sentenced to 50 Years in Prison

from It’s Going Down IGD Editor’s note: For background on the struggle in San Pedro Tlanixco, see this article. To the National Indigenous Congress To the Indigenous Governing Council and our Spokeswoman Marichuy To the Indigenous Clandestine Revolutionary Committee–General Command of the EZLN To the Network Against Repression and for Solidarity To the National...
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Updated: Another Eviction Attempt Underway at Occupied Horse Hill Oil Site

Updated: Another Eviction Attempt Underway at Occupied Horse Hill Oil Site

by Ruth Hayhurst / Drill or Drop? Another eviction began early this morning to remove anti-drilling campaigners who occupied the Horse Hill oil site near Gatwick Airport. The campaigners said unidentified security officers began removing equipment and belongings at about 5.30am. They alleged that people had been assaulted and a woman was hurt. This...
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