The Revenge Against The Commons Of The ZAD

By John Jordan, -

Why French police, in its biggest operation since May 68, is prepared to kill for Macron’s neoliberal nightmare — and how the ZAD fought back. This is a long-read by one of the inhabitants of [...]

Congress Weighs Indefinite Detention Of Americans

By Marjorie Cohn, -

Under the guise of exercising supervisory power over the president’s ability to use military force, Congress is considering writing Donald Trump a blank check to indefinitely detain U.S. citizens [...]

May 10th-14th: Take Action In DC To Stand In Solidarity With J20 Defendants

By Staff, -

On December 21st, a jury returned a not-guilty verdict on all charges for the first six defendants in the J20 case. Subsequently, on January 19th, 2018, the prosecution dropped charges against [...]

“We’re Gonna Take Everyone” — Border Patrol Targets Prominent Humanitarian Group As Criminal Organization

By Ryan Devereaux, -

FROM THE MOMENT Scott Warren was arrested by Border Patrol agents on a remote property just north of the Mexican border, in January this year, there were questions. The 35-year-old college [...]

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

By Jerome Succor Abba, -

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. [...]

May 2: Remembering The Odessa Massacre

By Bruce K. Gagnon, -

On May 2, 2014, the people of Odessa, Ukraine, experienced the worst civil atrocity in Europe since World War II. Scores of people [46] died when a fascist-led mob chased a group of progressive [...]

Austin Police Cadets Expose Training To View Public As Cockroaches

By Staff, -

Several cadets have quit and exposed the Austin police department in Texas for training cops to think of the public as cockroaches they are at war with.  Rather than training cops to protect and [...]

Police Unleash ‘Brutal Attacks’ On Austerity Protesters In Storm-Ravaged Puerto Rico

By Jessica Corbett, -

Police in Puerto Rico deployed tear gas and fired rubber bullets to shut down May Day protests as thousands of people took to the streets of the U.S. territory, which is still battling the [...]

From 1937 To 2018: The Militarized Suppression Of Protest In Puerto Rico

By Jorge Juan Rodríguez V, -

As I look on at my beautiful Puerto Rico and see the people rising against colonialism and economic tyranny only to be beaten and illegally searched and arrested by a militarized police, I keep [...]

California Professor Under Attack For Hosting Palestinian Lawmaker

By Nora Barrows-Friedman, -

A UC Berkeley lecturer is under attack for hosting an event with a Palestinian member of Israel’s parliament who challenged Israel’s claim to be a democracy. The campaign to punish Hatem Bazian [...]

Riot Police Force Dispersal Of Anti-THAAD Protest Days Before North-South Summit

By Staff, -

It has been nearly one year since the United States Forces Korea and the South Korean Defense Ministry first forced in key parts of the THAAD missile system using brute force against the [...]

Black Activists Targeted By The Colombian State

By Zoe PC, -

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 [...]

Poor People’s Campaign Training Attacked By Pepper Spray

By Chris Klint, -

Several members of a left-leaning political group meeting in Spenard say they were sickened and temporarily blinded Saturday afternoon, after police say a man filled the room with pepper spray. [...]

Protesters Fight Back Against Deportation Of Human Rights Advocate

By Staff, -

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 [...]

Google’s Delisting And Censorship Of Information

By Julian Vigo, -

In early January, numerous websites discovered that they were suddenly removed from the directory of Google News, a process known as “delisting,” with no feedback from Google. Some hypothesized [...]