July 12: A Vigil To End Human Concentration Camps

By Lights for Liberty. -

We are a coalition of people, many of whom are mothers, dedicated to human rights, and the fundamental principle behind democracy that all human beings have a right to life, liberty and [...]

Thousands Of People Are Organizing A Huge, Nationwide Vigil At Detention Camps Across America.

By Annie Reneau, Upworthy.com -

When you hear one story, you may assume it's an anomaly. When you hear a few stories, you might think they're just rumors. But at this point, the number of reports from on-the-ground sources [...]

“Dreamers” Take A Stand For DACA In 24/7 Vigil Outside White House

By John Zangas, www.dcmediagroup.us -

By John Zangas for DC Media Group - Washington, DC — Supporters of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program are conducting a 24-hour vigil outside the White House despite [...]

Protesters Illuminate Charlottesville During Candlelight Vigil At UVA

By Carla Herreria and Ryan J. Reilly, www.huffingtonpost.com -

By Carla Herreria and Ryan J. Reilly for The Huffington - CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. ― A new light illuminated Charlottesville on Wednesday, when thousands of people assembled on the University of [...]

Peace Vigil Marks Hiroshima Anniversary

By John Zangas, www.dcmediagroup.us -

By John Zangas for DC Media Group - On Sunday At exactly 7:02 PM, peace activists Philipos Melaku-Bello and Cliff Roberts sit quietly at the Peace Vigil in front of the North Portico of the White [...]

Thousands Join Hong Kong Vigil For Tiananmen Square Anniversary

By J.R. Wu and Katy Wong, www.reuters.com -

By J.R. Wu and Katy Wong for Reuters - Tens of thousands of people gathered in Hong Kong on Sunday for a candlelight vigil to mark the 28th anniversary of China's crackdown on pro-democracy [...]

Peace Vigil Stands Near White House As A Warning To Nuclear War

By John Zangas, www.dcmediagroup.us -

By John Zangas for DC Media Group - Whenever the President looks out from the North Portico side of the White House, he can see his nearest neighbor seated in front of the white tent of the Peace [...]

White House Peace Vigil Attacked

By John Zangas, www.dcmediagroup.us -

By John Zangas for DC Media Group - An unknown assailant destroyed the White House peace vigil tent, slicing it in half, on Wednesday afternoon. Philipos Melaku-Bello, the coordinator of the [...]

Overnight Peace Vigil At NRA

By Rebecca Green, www.codepink.org -

By Rebecca Green for Code Pink - This Monday, June 20, CODEPINK and a diverse coalition are organizing an overnight peace vigil in front of the NRA to honor the 49 people killed and 53 injured in [...]

White House Peace Vigil Will Keep Going, Activist Vows

By John Zangas, www.dcmediagroup.us -

By John Zangas for DC Media Group - The future of the longest-running peace protest in the U.S. recently came into question when its co-founder, Concepcion Picciotto, passed away on January 25. [...]

Vigil Held Outside Juvenile Detention Center Where Teen Died

By Anna-Lysa Gayle, www.wlky.com -

By Anna-Lysa Gayle for WLKY - HARDIN COUNTY, Ky. —Mourners gathered in Hardin County Sunday night to remember a teenager who died shortly after arriving at a juvenile detention facility. Dozens [...]

Canadians Suspend Bid To Mine Near Devil’s Tower

By Talli Nauman, www.nsweekly.com -

By Talli Nauman for Native Sun News - SUNDANCE, Wyoming – The Canadian company that has proposed to mine rare earth minerals near the culturally significant tribal landmark of Mahto Tipila, or [...]

Jerry Berrigan Memorial Drone Blockade

By Bruce K. Gagnon, www.space4peace.blogspot.com -

By Bruce K. Gagnon for Space for Peace. Syracuse, NY - Jerry Berrigan, who died on July 26, 2015 at the age of 95, was a husband, a father, a brother, a teacher and someone who – like his [...]

Activist Who Held Vigil Outside White House For Decades, Dies

By Caitlin Gibson, www.washingtonpost.com -

By Caitlin Gibson for The Washington Post - Concepcion Picciotto, the protester who maintained a peace vigil outside the White House for more than three decades, a demonstration widely considered [...]

#CarryTheNames 24 Hour Vigil In Grand Central Station

Participants called it a "beautiful action" -- a 24 hour vigil in Grand Central Station in New York City where people carried the names of those who have been killed in police violence. "We [...]