Dakota Access pipeline

16.06.2017

In victory for Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, court finds that approval of Dakota Access pipeline violated the law

In victory for Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, court finds that approval of Dakota Access pipeline violated the law

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe won a significant victory in its fight to protect the Tribe’s drinking water and ancestral lands from the Dakota Access pipeline. A federal judge ruled that the federal permits authorizing the pipeline to cross the Missouri River just upstream of the Standing Rock reservation, which… »

15.06.2017

Standing Rock Sioux Wins Major Legal Victory Against Dakota Access Pipeline

Standing Rock Sioux Wins Major Legal Victory Against Dakota Access Pipeline

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe has won a major legal victory in federal court on Wednesday, which may have the power to force the shutdown of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline. On Wednesday, District Judge James Boasberg ruled that the Trump administration failed to carry out an adequate environmental… »

11.06.2017

Water Protectors and independent journalism. A stimulating workshop

Water Protectors and independent journalism. A stimulating workshop

Held yesterday at the September 11  Park in Bologna, Italy, this event organized by Pressenza, Women’s March Milan and “G7M-Ambiente alla base, non al vertice” was one of the many initiatives during a counter-summit on the environment ending today with a Critical Mass demonstration and a march. After an introduction… »

11.06.2017

The Water Protectors write to Intesa SanPaolo

The Water Protectors write to Intesa SanPaolo

Dear Mr. Carlo Messina, CEO of Intesa SanPaolo Today we are reaching out to you publicly to bring attention to the ongoing Dakota Access Pipeline, a $3.8 billion dollar project that was constructed on 1851 and 1868 Fort Laramie Treaty Land illegally and is a direct violation of the United… »

02.06.2017

Open letter by the Water Protectors to President Donald Trump

Open letter by the Water Protectors to President Donald Trump

We are Water Protectors who fought against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). We are also engaged in struggles and movements on behalf of First Nations against fossil fuel projects that poison our land, water and damage the climate. We are traveling throughout Europe to ask European banks to divest from… »

18.05.2017

Tour of Standing Rock native defenders in Europe

Tour of Standing Rock native defenders in Europe

From May, the 20th to June, the 20th 2017 Several European citizen’s movements and organizations are currently organizing a tour in Europe for Standing Rock native defenders and their allies who oppose the DAPL pipeline and other fossil fuel projects on their territories. Context and intentions Currently, the main focus… »

06.05.2017

DAPL, Open Letter to Deutsche Bank

DAPL, Open Letter to Deutsche Bank

John Cryan Chief Executive Officer Deutsche Bank AG March 22nd, 2017 Dear Mr. Cryan, We are a group of organizations committed to fighting for racial and environmental justice in Germany and around the world. We are writing today to demand that Deutsche Bank completely withdraw its investments… »

25.04.2017

April 26th , Round 2: Deutsche Bank Divest DAPL Online Day of Action

April 26th , Round 2: Deutsche Bank Divest DAPL Online Day of Action

Organized by Wasser Ist Leben Berlin This time we join with others for not just a day, but a whole week of action targeting different banks across Europe! Join us on Wednesday April 26th to keep the pressure on Deutsche Bank to divest from the Dakota Access… »

21.04.2017

The Coalition Berlin says #NoIvanka at W20 and hosts a “Gala Für Alle”

The Coalition Berlin says #NoIvanka at W20 and hosts a “Gala Für Alle”

The 'empowerment' of the W20 is dependent upon exploitation of women, those excluded from this exclusive summit and gala. Ivanka Trump's own clothing line is produced in sweatshops by mainly female garment workers living in China, Vietnam and Bangladesh. How can Ivanka Trump talk of women's ‘empowerment’ at the same time President Trump has blocked funding for international reproductive care? Ivanka's silence on life-and-death matters for women is deafening." »

20.04.2017

Second open letter to Intesa SanPaolo: #Divest DAPL!

Second open letter to Intesa SanPaolo: #Divest DAPL!

April 20, 2017 Mr. Carlo Messina CEO Intesa SanPaolo Piazza San Carlo, 156 10121 Turin Italy cc: Elena Flor, Head of Corporate Social Responsibility Unit Elena Jacobs, Chief of CEO Staff CSR@intesasanpaolo.com sostenibilita.ambientale@intesasanpaolo.com Dear Mr. Messina, The undersigned organizations are writing to continue the conversation that… »

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