The Activists Who Defended The Venezuelan Embassy, ​​Won

By Bruno Sgarzini, -

When Reverend Jesse Jackson, icon of the civil rights struggle in the States, delivered food to four activists at the Venezuelan embassy this Wednesday, a cold must have flowed through the back [...]

Attorney Stops Federal Raid Attempt On Venezuelan Embassy

By John Zangas, -

Washington, DC–On Monday night Secret Service, DC Police, and State Department agents attempted a coordinated raid on the Embassy of Venezuela to arrest activists that have been inside for a [...]

U.S. Activists Defend Venezuelan Sovereignty: Inside Report From An Embassy Protector

By Leon Koufax with Gian Sison, -

Washington, D.C. — In early April, a coalition of anti-war activists called for a civilian defense of the Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, located in the Georgetown neighborhood [...]

Caracas Welcomes Activists Protecting Venezuelan Embassy In US – FM

By Staff, -

UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) - Caracas welcomes US activists’ attempts to prevent the Venezuelan embassy in Washington from being taken over by opposition leader Juan Guaido’s representatives, [...]

Morocco: Thousands Call For Release Of Jailed Activists

By Staff, -

Huge crowds have rallied in the Moroccan capital to demand the release of activists who staged mass anti-poverty demonstrations in 2016. One campaigner's father said he feared his son would die [...]

Who Are Extinction Rebellion, The UK-Born Activist Group Holding Cities To Ransom?

By Tom Connick, -

With many major London thoroughfares brought to a standstill for the third day running, activist group Extinction Rebellion have succeeded in making a statement it’s impossible to ignore. Oxford [...]

Activist, Who Says NYPD Officers Tried To Frame Him, Gets $860,000 Settlement

By Dean Meminger, -

In the summer of 2016, activist Jose LaSalle was arrested after he recorded video of police stopping and frisking two men in the Bronx. On a secret recording provided by LaSalle, NYPD officers in [...]

The Fight For Justice Takes Its Toll On Ferguson Activists

By Joe Penny, -

Ferguson activist Melissa Mckinnies sat on her couch, her hair tied in a bun, and spoke deliberately, in a soft, hushed tone. The shades were drawn. On October 17, Mckinnies had woken to a [...]

Harassment And Intimidation Of Colombian Peace Activists “Lazos de Dignidad”

By Staff, -

The Alliance for Global Justice is concerned about harassment and intimidation that is being experienced by Colombia’s legal collective Fundación Lazos de Dignidad (FLD – Links of Dignity [...]

U.S. Peace Delegation To Iran Welcomed By Foreign Minister, Met By FBI Agents On Return

By Sharmini Peries, -

It is International Women’s Day here at The Real News Network. It’s marking the 90th anniversary of the first National Women’s Day in the U.S. that took place in New York City in 1909. [...]

Berta Caceres’ Daughter Demands Justice For Mother’s Murder On Death Anniversary

By Staff, -

The daughter of slain land and water rights activist, Berta Caceres says her mother’s murder must be brought to justice, including indicting the European banks that financed the Agua Zarca [...]

Mitchel Cohen Takes On Global And Local Goliaths: Profile Of A Lifelong Multi-Movement Organizer

By Jonah Raskin, -

If there are leaders who stand out in a disciplined crowd or an unruly mob, there also those who are led, sometimes in a sheep-like way, until they bolt for The Dark Side, whether it’s outright [...]

‘Resistance Can Be Fun’: Angela Davis Speaks In Alabama After Award Snub

By Abbey Crain, -

“I have never loved Birmingham as much as I love Birmingham tonight,” Dr. Angela Davis said to a crowd at Boutwell Auditorium in downtown Birmingham. Davis was greeted with a standing ovation, [...]

Dozens Drop To The Floor In Mass ‘Die-In’ At Brighton Shopping Centre

By Isabella Cipirska, -

A group of more than 80 local environmental activists staged a mass ‘die-in’ in a Brighton shopping centre yesterday to underline the threat of human extinction from climate change. Dressed all [...]

NYPD Surveilled Of Black Lives Matter Protesters And Keeps Their Records

By George Joseph, -

It was Martin Luther King Jr. Day in 2015. Black Lives Matter protests were still erupting across the country, and M.J. Williams, a lawyer and activist, was excited to get more involved. The [...]