Animal Rights Activists Face Multiple Felony Charges, Brought By Prosecutors With Ties to Smithfield Foods

By Glenn Greenwald, Lee Fang, and Leighton Akio Woodhouse, Theintercept.com -

The first criminal case, reported by The Intercept last month, was brought by Sanpete County Attorney Kevin Daniels. It charges six activists with two felony charges that, at least as provided by [...]

Jay Wenk, Peace Activist And Woodstock Councilman, Dies At 91

By William J. Kemble, Dailyfreeman.com -

WOODSTOCK, N.Y. >> Jay Wenk, a town councilman and local exemplar of peaceful but determined activism, has died of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. He was 91. Conor Wenk said his grandfather died Tuesday [...]

Palestinian Protest Leader Explains Why Philadelphia Orchestra Should Stay Out Of Israel

By Victor Fiorillo, Phillymag.com -

On Monday morning, the Philadelphia Orchestra sent out a “bon voyage” email to its fans and subscribers, explaining that the group is about to embark on a two-week tour that includes performances [...]

Six Animal Rights Activists Charged With Felonies For Investigation And Rescue That Led To Punishment Of A Utah Turkey Farm

By Glenn Greenwald, Theintercept.com -

SIX ANIMAL RIGHTS activists are facing felony charges, filed on Wednesday by a Utah prosecutor, stemming from an undercover investigation into abusive conditions on a large turkey farm. The [...]

First Person Account Of Peace Activist Detained And Tortured At SF Airport

By Jerome Succor Abba, Mindanews.com -

MANILA (MindaNews / 25 April) — Asalaamu Alaykum. Peace be upon you. I thank Allah SWT, the Almighty for giving me the strength and courage to survive the grueling 28 hours of torture. [...]

How Net Neutrality Activists Are Going Face-To-Face With Members Of Congress

By Andrew Wyrich, Dailydot.com -

Net neutrality activists hand-delivered an open letter from small business owners to members of Congress across the country on Wednesday, urging them to support an effort to undo the Federal [...]

Workers, Activists Mark May Day with Defiant Rallies

By Staff, Thenationalherald.com -

Thousands of Greeks are marching through central Athens in at least three separate May Day demonstrations. Museums were also shut while ferries remain were tied up in port and public transport [...]

Black Activists Targeted By The Colombian State

By Zoe PC, Blackagendareport.com -

On April 20, Colombian human rights organizations in the south-west of the country denounced the mass arrests of leaders and human rights defenders in the departments of Nariño, Cauca and Valle [...]

Protesters Fight Back Against Deportation Of Human Rights Advocate

By Staff, Fightbacknews.org -

New York, NY - Over 30 people gathered for an emergency rally held for Jerome Succor Aba, a Filipino peace activist who was denied entry to the U.S. and sent back to Manila after being tortured [...]

Charlottesville: Anti-Racist Activist Corey Long’s Trial Delayed

By Creede Newton, Aljazeera.com -

Charlottesville organisers pledge support of African Americans on trial for 'self-defence' at white nationalist rally. The trial of Corey Long, an African American man who was allegedly shot at [...]

Activists Build Small Longhouse Blocking PSE Headquarters

By Staff, Investorideas.com -

April 2, 2018 (Investorideas.com Newswire) As Puget Sound Energy continues to build a Tacoma Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) facility despite widespread concerns, Native and environmentalist [...]

Disability Rights Activists Occupy Park Near FDA Chairman’s Home, Demand End To Electric Shock ‘Torture’

By John Zangas, Dcmediagroup.us -

Washington, DC — A group of disability rights activists from around the country are urging the FDA to release new regulations that will permanently end Graduated Electronic Decelerator (GED) at [...]

Brazilian Rights Activist Marielle Franco Assassinated In Rio

By Staff, Telesurtv.net -

Part of a generation of young Black Brazilians who are becoming increasingly vocal inside and outside statehouses, Franco was elected to office in 2016. A resident of the Favela da Maré, an [...]

Empty Shoes, Empty Schools: U.S. Gun Law Activists Begin Two Days Of Theater

By Ian Simpson, Reuters.com -

Mauser was one of a handful of gun control activists and volunteers who braved a frigid March morning to lay out about 7,000 pairs of shoes on the U.S. Capitol lawn as a makeshift memorial to [...]

Activists Say ‘Frack No’ To Proposed Pipeline As Cuomo Makes Renewable Energy Investment

By Ben Brandstein, Bedfordandbowery.com -

Environmental and community groups gathered outside New York University’s Kimmel Center this morning, rallying against a natural gas pipeline proposed by the Williams energy company. Meanwhile, [...]