‘The People Have Spoken’: Estimated 400,000 Puerto Ricans Flood Streets To Demand Rosselló Resign Immediately

By Jake Johnson, Commondreams.org -

Hours after Gov. Ricardo Rosselló resisted calls to step down over messages mocking victims of Hurricane Maria and attacking fellow politicians with misogynistic slurs, an estimated 400,000 [...]

Colombia Worldwide Protests Called Against Murder Of Colombian Social Leaders

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

The Defenders of Peace Movement said Monday that in the last one month at least 10 social leaders were killed in Colombia and called for an international march on July 26 in protest of the [...]

Puerto Rico Revolts Against Corruption And Austerity

By José Hernandez, Marx21us.org -

As of this writing, the people of Puerto Rico have been protesting for seven days straight on the streets of San Juan, and in ever growing numbers. The fury unleashed by the scandals exposing the [...]

Uncertainty In Puerto Rico After Protests Against Corrupt Governor

By Staff, Resumen-english.org -

Unrest prevails in Puerto Rico following long days of protests against Governor Ricardo Rosello, whose resignation is being demanded by the population. A third day of mass demonstrations [...]

Dozens Arrested As Over 1,000 Jewish Activists And Allies Shut Down Entrances To ICE Headquarters Demanding Closure Of Trump Detention Camps

By Jake Johnson, Commondreams.org -

"It's not just symbolic—we're actually shutting down ICE," said one organizer. Over a thousand progressive Jewish activists and allies on Tuesday shut down the entrances to ICE headquarters in [...]

Puerto Rico Police Clash With Protesters Over Rossello Scandal

By Nicholas Sakelaris, Upi.com -

July 16 (UPI) -- Puerto Rican police clashed with demonstrators late Monday over Gov. Ricardo Rossello's refusal to give up power, in the wake of a leaked chat log that's tainted his [...]

No Arrests And No Construction Convoy After A Day Of Protests

By Anita Hofschneider, Civilbeat.org -

Tensions seemed to flare anew late Monday afternoon when protestors were seen blocking three police vehicles from going up the Mauna Kea Access Road. Authorities were still negotiating with the [...]

Prime Day Brings Out Anti-Amazon Wave Of Protests And Activism

By Ben Fox Rubin, Cnet.com -

Demonstrations happened in Minnesota, New York, Seattle and San Francisco, as well as across Europe. While Amazon is working to push its big Prime Day summer sale this week, activists and unions [...]

Jewish Youth Say “Never Again” As They Protest Trump’s Concentration Camps

By Stephanie Russell-Kraft, Inthesetimes.com   -

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY—Planes on their way to the airport fly low over a crowd of young protesters chanting “Racist ICE has got to go!” More than 100 Jewish and immigrant activists have gathered [...]

Heyburn 9 Protester Speaks About The Trial, Motives And How To Help

By Staff, Leoweekly.com -

Courtney Kearney is one of the Heyburn 9 arrested July 26, 2018 after halting the functioning of Louisville’s immigration court, located on the 11th floor of the Heyburn building on Broadway. The [...]

After Standing Rock, Protesting Pipelines Can Get You A Decade In Prison And $100K In Fines

By Naveena Sadasivam, Grist.org -

Cherri Foytlin and her fellow protestors spent much of last summer suspended 35-feet in the air in “sky pods” tied to cypress trees. They were hoping to block the Bayou Bridge Pipeline from [...]

Protesters And Police Fight Pitched Battles In Late-Night Showdown After Mass Rally Against Hong Kong Extradition Bill

By Phila Siu, Victor Ting, Su Xinqi and Kanis Leung, Scmp.com -

Chaos erupted on the streets of Hong Kong’s shopping district of Mong Kok on Sunday night as hundreds of protesters fought running battles with the police. After the first mass rally in Kowloon [...]

Activists Shut Down UK-Based Israeli Arms Factories ‘In Solidarity With Palestinian People’

By Fréa Lockley, Thecanary.co -

Elbit is directly involved in the murder of Palestinians by the occupying Israeli forces. They work closely with the Israeli military to develop increasingly lethal weapons, which are then tested [...]

Disrupt, Sabotage, Shut-Down: #ClosetheCamps Resistance Timeline

By Staff, Itsgoingdown.org -

Almost one year to the day that the Abolish ICE movement first kicked off across the United State; blockading ICE offices and in some cases, closing facilities. The movement has now sprung up [...]

#NeverAgainIsNow: 36 Arrested As Hundreds Of Jewish Protesters Block Road to Migrant Detention Center

By Julia Conley, Commondreams.org -

Rejecting the notion that denouncing the Trump administration's immigrant detention centers as "concentration camps" does harm to the memory of the Holocaust, 200 Jewish people demonstrated at a [...]