Posts Tagged ‘ State Repression ’

Australia: Court Case Won Against Tasmanian Anti-Protest Laws

23. Oktober 2017
Australia: Court Case Won Against Tasmanian Anti-Protest Laws

by Michael Slezak / The Guardian Tasmanian forest The former Australian Greens leader Bob Brown has won a landmark high court fight against Tasmanian anti-protest laws passed in 2014 and under which he was charged in 2016. Brown, the third person arrested under the Workplaces (Protection from Protesters) Act 2014, argued the laws directly...
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Turkey: Environmental Activists Killed

21. Oktober 2017
Turkey: Environmental Activists Killed

from The Guardian Ali and Aysin Büyüknohutçu who were killed in their home after winning a campaign to shut down a marble quarry. Cedar branches whisper in the Anatolian breeze. Twigs crunch underfoot. A truck rumbles from a distant marble quarry. The crack of a hunter’s rifle echoes through the forest. The sounds of...
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Enbridge Backtracks on Decision to Seize Assets from Environmental Group

20. Oktober 2017
Enbridge Backtracks on Decision to Seize Assets from Environmental Group

from Global News.ca Staff at the Vancouver office of an environmental group got an unexpected visit on Tuesday from sheriffs who were holding court documents authorizing them to seize the organization’s assets on behalf of Enbridge. Karen Mahon with Stand.earth, formerly known as Forest Ethics, said the documents authorized the sheriffs to take and sell...
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Logging at Goose: A Call to Action from Oregon’s Cascadia Forest Defenders

Logging at Goose: A Call to Action from Oregon’s Cascadia Forest Defenders

from Cascadia Forest Defenders Photo from Instagram: @goosetreesit LANE COUNTY OREGON: Logging has begun at the Goose Timber Sale in the Willamette National Forest north of McKenzie Bridge and Highway 126. The Cascadia Forest Defenders (CFD) have maintained a tree sit protest inside the Goose Timber Sale since late May and CFD first observed...
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The Struggle in Poland’s Białowieża Forest Continues: Anarchist Comrade Seriously Assaulted by Forest Guards

from Insurrection News Although the European Court of Justice (ECJ) have ordered the Polish government to stop cutting trees, the logging continues. Activists from the Camp for the Forest (Obóz dla Puszczy),  which consists of a diverse group of protesters including anarchists, protest everyday and try to stop heavy equipment such as harvesters and...
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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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Dakota Access Pipeline Saboteurs Speak: Oct 14 in Oakland, CA

Dakota Access Pipeline Saboteurs Speak: Oct 14 in Oakland, CA

from Diablo Rising Tide An Evening with Dakota Access Pipeline Saboteurs Jessica Reznicek and Ruby Montoya: How and Why Two Women Went from Protesting to Sabotage to Stop the Dakota Access Pipeline We’ll be collecting donations for Jessica and Ruby. Jessica and Ruby need your support to spread the word! They think they will...
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Family and Supporters Engaged in Pennsylvania Pipeline Resistance Seek Relief from Rights Violations

Family and Supporters Engaged in Pennsylvania Pipeline Resistance Seek Relief from Rights Violations

from Camp White Pine / Earth First! Newswire Ellen and Elise Gerhart at their homestead in Huntingdon County, PA. Photo: Jen Deerinwater Huntingdon, PA — Four Pennsylvania residents filed a federal lawsuit on Monday alleging that their constitutional rights to protest were violated by pipeline operator Energy Transfer Partners and others acting on their...
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Mexico: Political Statement from the Autonomous Brigades After the Earthquakes

Mexico: Political Statement from the Autonomous Brigades After the Earthquakes

from It’s Going Down “We also warn of the attempted eviction and forced displacement of victims (earthquakes come in very handy for this). Just as in rural communities as in the cities affected, disasters serve as a pretext to clean out the people from areas that interest big capital…” To the people of Mexico...
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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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One Hundred Cops Spend 11 Hours Evicting a Tripod in Germany’s Hambach Forest

One Hundred Cops Spend 11 Hours Evicting a Tripod in Germany’s Hambach Forest

by Hambach Forest Defenders / Earth First! Newswire photo from Twitter: @JustHambi On September 19th at 8 o’clock in the morning approx 100 cops entered the millenarian Hambacher Forest, occupied for last six years blocking the expansion of RWE’s open cast lignite mine, to remove the “The Tripod”, a live-in barricade. The official state...
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FBI Seeks to Question A Minor in Western North Carolina

FBI Seeks to Question A Minor in Western North Carolina

from It’s Going Down On September 8, 2017, an FBI agent attempted to visit a comrade in western North Carolina. They visited a house, and the person there stepped outside to talk to the agent, who repeatedly asked if the comrade in question lived there. The person at the house did not engage with...
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