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17.08.2017

Berlin Stands with Charlottesville

Berlin Stands with Charlottesville

Hundreds of Berliners gathered yesterday at the solidarity demonstration Berlin Stands with Charlottesville at the Brandenburg gate in front of the US embassy. The spontaneous event was organised by local left-wing groups. The participants expressed their solidarity with the murdered victim Heather Heyer, the other victims of the car attack… »

04.07.2017

20th antiracist festival in Athens

20th antiracist festival in Athens

Our country is all the earth. This was the slogan of the 20th antiracist festival that took place the past three days (30/6, 1-2/7) in Athens. Traditionally many organizations and civil movements take part in this celebration that hosts political and social discussions, events, music stages and food from different… »

21.06.2017

Photos: World Refugee Day in NYC

Photos: World Refugee Day in NYC

New Yorkers sanding for Refugees on World Refugee Day. The March organized by African Communities Together (ACT) and City of Refuge Coalition went form 59th St and 5th Ave to Trump World Tower and Dag Hammarskjold Plaza in front of the United Nations. United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called on… »

13.06.2017

The Water Protectors in Barcelona

The Water Protectors in Barcelona

On June 11 Rachel Heaton gave a speech at the ending Panel of the Fearless Cities. Acte públic in Barcelona with Vandana Shiva and other speakers from the front-lines women-lead communities : “Don’t wait until you can’t drink water and breathe the air. We need to Stand up, Build and Resist now!”… »

12.06.2017

Photos: New York’s Annual Puerto Rican Day parade.

Photos: New York’s Annual Puerto Rican Day parade.

Thousands matched despite a controversy over honoring a man who spent 35 years in prison for his involvement with a group responsible for bombings that killed or maimed dozens in the 1970s and 1980. Corporate sponsors dropped out of Sunday’s parade over organizers’ decision to grant the title of National… »

07.06.2017

The Water Protectors in Geneva

The Water Protectors in Geneva

The Water Protectors from the Sioux tribe of Standing Rock, along with around 30 activists, participated in an action of civil disobedience. They occupied the Geneva headquarters of Credit Suisse to denounce their financing of fossil energies and notably the 1.4 billion USD invested in #DAPL. They trecked through… »

30.05.2017

‘Rome resists’, US expats protest against Trump

‘Rome resists’, US expats protest against Trump

When President Donald Trump of the United States visited Rome on 23rd May, dozens of Americans living in Italy organised a sit-in on Piazza Bologna to protest against the policies of the White House, 100 days after his election as President The event was organised by… »

25.05.2017

Protest March “Trump Not Welcome” in Brussels

Protest March “Trump Not Welcome” in Brussels

On May 24th  WaterProtectors Rachel Heaton, Wasté Win Young, Rafael Gonzalez & Nataani Means were at the #TrumpNotWelcome demo in Brussels for social rights, against sexism, racism and discrimination, for peace and a livable world, together with 9.000 protestors. They opened the rally with a prayer and called for… »

23.05.2017

The threat of nuclear accident has never been so great

The threat of nuclear accident has never been so great

Waiting for Portugal To guarantee “a prohibition on production, acquisition, use, transport and threat of nuclear weapons” through a legally binding legal instrument is more urgent than ever. Jean Marie Collin, expert in questions of nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament called recently in Porto for demonstrations by civil society so that… »

22.05.2017

Protest for agro-ecology, against Bayer and Monsanto

Protest for agro-ecology, against Bayer and Monsanto

Hundreds of people were seen walking the streets of Bordeaux from the ‘Place de la Victoire’ on Saturday May 20th, demonstrating against the multinationals of the agriculture and agronomy sectors. Not only could we see banners from militant organisations such as Attac and Greenpeace concerned by these issues, but there… »

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