Seven Activists Arrested Mourning Children Killed By Drones

By Staff, -

Seven peace activists walked onto the base at Volk Field today, wearing black veils, carrying limp dolls and posters of children killed by drones, and reading a statement. They were arrested by [...]

Greenpeace Protesters Arrested After Hanging From Bridge; Shuting Down Section Of Houston Ship Channel

By Staff, -

Nearly a dozen Greenpeace protesters were arrested after hanging from the Fred Hartman bridge in Houston and forcing the closure of part of the Houston Ship Channel Thursday while taking on [...]

6 Arrests At People’s Park As Police Swoop In To Let UC Berkeley Resume Tree Cutting

By Frances Dinkelspiel, -

UC Berkeley police and officers from other campuses swooped down on People’s Park early this morning to oust a small encampment that had been set up to stop the cutting of trees at the park. Six [...]

‘We Gonna Rise Up, Rise Up ’Til It’s Won!:’ 140+ Arrested At Pelosi And Hoyer Offices As Youth-Led Protests Demand Green New Deal On Capitol Hill

By Julia Conley, -

Before presumptive House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) even appeared at her office to hear from young Americans who had traveled from all over the country to urge her to back a Green New Deal, [...]

US Arrests 32 At San Diego Border Demonstration

By Gregory Bull, -

U.S. authorities arrested 32 people at a demonstration Monday that was organized by a Quaker group on the border with Mexico, authorities said. Demonstrators were calling for an end to detaining [...]

Forcible Arrest Of Water Protectors At Illegal Pipeline Construction Site In Louisiana

By Emma Fiala, -

Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) is the same company responsible for the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), which was met with significant resistance from the local indigenous population in North [...]

Despite Jail Time For Protester, Pipeline Protests And Arrests Continue In Burnaby

By Jen St. Denis, -

VANCOUVER—Following the sentencing of a 70-year-old woman to a seven-day jail term, protesters continued to show their opposition to a plan to expand the existing Trans Mountain pipeline. On [...]

“Stop The War! Feed The Poor!”: March By Poor People’s Campaign Ends With Arrests In DC

By Jessica Corbett, -

Organized by Rev. Drs. William Barber and Liz Theoharis, the movement takes inspiration from a campaign of the same name launched 50 years ago by Martin Luther King, Jr. Through a series of [...]

More Acquittals, Dropped Charges In Inauguration Protesters’ Trials

By John Zangas, -

Washington, DC–A defendant in the Inauguration Day protest trials was found not guilty by jury trial on Monday. Casey Webber was acquitted of all felony and misdemeanor charges against him [...]

Three Mountain Valley Pipeline Protesters Arrested In Monroe

By Charlie Boothe, -

LINDSIDE — Three Massachusetts residents were arrested Monday morning after attaching themselves to equipment to stage a work stoppage on the construction site of a natural gas pipeline road [...]

Louisiana Residents Arrested For Delivering Judge’s Orders To Stop Bayou Bridge Construction

By Staff, -

(St. James) Twenty Water Protectors brought construction of the Bayou Bridge pipeline to a halt this morning in St. James Parish, an area where the pipeline company is currently under a judge’s [...]

Bayou Bridge Protesters Arrested As Louisiana Advances Bill Toughening Penalties For Pipeline Protests

By Julie Dermansky, -

On Thursday, April 5, opponents of the Bayou Bridge pipeline attempted to shut down its construction by blocking an industrial supply company’s facility in Iowa, Louisiana, just outside of Lake [...]

Kinder Morgan Pipeline Protests Continue In B.C. With 172 Arrests Over Past Week

By Staff, -

BURNABY, B.C.—Dozens of Indigenous youth and other demonstrators gathered at Kinder Morgan’s Burnaby Terminal on Saturday, in the latest in a string of protests this past week against the [...]

Kinder Morgan Sit-In Protest To Stop Pipeline Leads To Arrests

By Jake Johnson, -

"Kinder Morgan and Justin Trudeau picked a fight with the wrong group of people." Building on the massive march against the expansion of Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline that brought [...]

5 Mothers Arrested At Maryland Statehouse Demanding Governor Take Action On Potomac Pipeline

By Anne Meador, -

Five women blocked the doors of the Maryland Statehouse in Annapolis on Wednesday, demanding that Gov. Larry Hogan take immediate action to prevent construction of a gas pipeline and drilling [...]