80 Arrested In Nation’s Capital At Disability Rights Protest

By Michelle Diament, Disabilityscoop.com -

Dozens of disability rights activists — including some in wheelchairs — were arrested near Capitol Hill while pressing for more access to community-based services. U.S. Capitol Police arrested 80 [...]

France’s “Yellow Vest” Protesters Brave Repression And Mass Arrests

By Alex Lantier and Kumaran Ira, Wsws.org -

For the fourth consecutive Saturday, “yellow vest” (gilet jaunes) protestors demonstrated yesterday across France against the rightwing government of Emmanuel Macron. They did so in defiance of [...]

Hundreds Arrested Nationwide As Poor People’s Campaign Demands ‘End To The War Economy’

By Jake Johnson, Commondreams.org -

"We have a long history of wars against other people, mostly people of color, around the world. It's time we stopped calling it the Defense Department and started calling it what it is: the [...]

Mass Arrests In St. Louis As Police Brutality Protests Continue

By Rafi Schwartz, www.splinternews.com -

By Rafi Schwartz for Splinter - Police in St. Louis conducted mass arrests on Tuesday night after a group of activists blocked traffic on a city highway in the latest protest against former [...]

Dozens Arrested Blocking ICE To Halt Couple’s Deportation

By Andrea Germanos, www.commondreams.org -

By Andrea Germanos for Common Dreams - Dozens of people were arrested Monday morning for blocking the federal building housing the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) office in Hartford, [...]

Thousands Rally Outside Court To Demand Release Of Arrested Officials

By Staff, www.catalannews.com -

By Staff of Catalan News - Around 20,000 thousand demonstrators take the Barcelona streets yet again. Thousands gathered outside the department of Economy in a spontaneous rally yesterday in [...]

Felony Arrest Warrants Issued For Weeping White Supremacist

By Andrew Emett, www.nationofchange.org -

By Andrew Emett for Nation of Change - Featured in a recent Vice News documentary, self-proclaimed anti-Semite and white supremacist Christopher Cantwell is reportedly wanted for arrest on felony [...]

Activists Attempt To Identify Base As A Crime Scene

By Joy First, www.warisacrime.org -

By Joy First for War Is A Crime - Wisconsin Coalition to Ground the Drones and End the Wars has held monthly vigils against drones at the gates of Volk Field for over five years. This Wisconsin [...]

Veterans Arrested At Senate Confirmation Of ‘Torture Memo’ Author

By Medea Benjamin, www.codepink.org -

By Medea Benjamin for Code Pink - At the Senate confirmation hearing for Steven Bradbury as general counsel for the Commerce, Science and Transportation Department, members of Veterans for Peace [...]

75 Years For Protesting In Black?

By Alex Kane, www.indypendent.org -

By Alex Kane for The Indypendent - Inauguration Day demonstrators potentially face decades in prison on charges they say are all ‘Trumped’ up. The Indy has obtained exclusive police body camera [...]

FBI Arrests NSA Contractor Who Leaked Top Secret “Russian Hacking” Document To The Intercept

By Tyler Durden, www.zerohedge.com -

By Tyler Durden for Zero Hedge - Earlier this afternoon, the Intercept reported that according to a "top secret NSA document", Russian Military Intelligence "executed a cyberattack on at least [...]

Trump Administration Arrests Of Noncriminal Immigrants Up 150 Percent

By Kali Holloway, www.alternet.org -

By Kali Holloway for AlterNet - For the most part, the Trump campaign was transparent in its xenophobia, playing to the anti-immigrant sentiments of Trump's base with promises to increase [...]

‘Any Of The Journalists Present Could Have Been Arrested’

By Reed Lindsay, www.fair.org -

By Reed Lindsay for FAIR - As residents were evicted from the Oceti Sakowin Camp where they had gathered to oppose the Dakota Access Pipeline, filmmaker and journalist Reed Lindsay posted this [...]

In Tampa, Food Not Bombs Activists Arrested For Feeding Homeless—Again

By Kate Bradshaw, www.cltampa.com -

By Kate Bradshaw for Creative Lofting Tampa Bay - Temperatures were dipping into unfriendly territory Saturday afternoon as sports fans flocked to the events at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park. At [...]

Arrests After #KeepItInTheGround Activists Occupy Interior Department

By Nadia Prupis, www.commondreams.org -

By Nadia Prupis for Common Dreams - More than 40 Indigenous activists, Gulf Coast residents, and other climate leaders have reportedly occupied the U.S. Department of the Interior, demanding no [...]

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