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28.07.2018

700+ Migrant Families Still Separated as Reunification Deadline Passes

700+ Migrant Families Still Separated as Reunification Deadline Passes

Federal officials say 711 immigrant children remain separated and in U.S. custody, after the Trump administration missed a court-imposed deadline to reunite all 2,500 families separated at the U.S.-Mexico border. Government lawyers claim the 711 children are “not eligible for reunification.” More than 430 of them have parents who have… »

29.06.2018

Washington, 630 women arrested during nonviolent protest against immigrant detention

Washington, 630 women arrested during nonviolent protest against immigrant detention

Before the “Families Belong Together” protests against Trump administration’s zero-tolerance immigration policy planned for Saturday June 30, on June 28 in Washington 2.500 women took part in a nonviolent direct action organized by Women’s March. 630 were arrested in front of the Senate, among them actress Susan Sarandon and congresswoman Pramila Jayapal. »

23.06.2018

End families separation. Protests all over the world

End families separation. Protests all over the world

Protests are spreading in the US and all over the world to tell Donald Trump and his administration to stop separating immigrant kids from their parents. On Thursday, June 28th, Women’s March and partners  are organizing a mass civil disobedience in Washington, D.C., to “demand the safety and freedom of… »

20.06.2018

Protests are mounting over the Trump administration’s practice of forcibly separating immigrant children from their parents

Protests are mounting over the Trump administration’s practice of forcibly separating immigrant children from their parents

Hundreds of protesters gathered in cities across the country Tuesday—including in San Francisco; New York City; Philadelphia; El Paso, Texas; Washington, D.C.; and Portland, Oregon—to denounce the practice of separating immigrant children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, in violation of international human rights law.. Mental health professionals are… »

11.06.2018

International mobilization against Trump’s immigration policy

International mobilization against Trump’s immigration policy

On 26 May, news broke out of the US on the Trump Administration’s unprecedented “zero tolerance” policy, inhumanely detaining and separating immigrant children from their parents at the US border, sparking a wave of protests in at least 30 cities across the North American continent. International protests and petitions… »

07.12.2017

“We don’t want to repress”: Police in Honduras refuse orders to stamp out Pro-Democracy protests

“We don’t want to repress”: Police in Honduras refuse orders to stamp out Pro-Democracy protests

“We are tired. And our job is to give peace and security to the Honduran people, not repress them. We want all Hondurans to be safe.” by Jon Queally, staff writer for Common Dreams Amid widening violence and ongoing protests, members of the Honduras National Police force—including those within… »

24.08.2017

Charlottesville Covers Confederate Statues with Black Fabric as Residents Demand Their Removal

Charlottesville Covers Confederate Statues with Black Fabric as Residents Demand Their Removal

In Charlottesville, Virginia, residents cheered and celebrated as workers covered two Confederate statues — one of General Robert E. Lee, and another of General Stonewall Jackson — with black fabric on Wednesday in order to mourn the death of Heather Heyer, who was killed by a neo-Nazi during a white… »

21.08.2017

A Giant Dolphin to Defend Portugal’s Coast from Offshore Drilling

A Giant Dolphin to Defend Portugal’s Coast from Offshore Drilling

Approximately 1,000 people from 40 countries came together last Saturday to write out a message on the beach of Odeceixe using their own bodies. The message was a clear NO to all attempts at offshore oil drilling on one of Europe’s last natural coastlines, as well as requesting an increased… »

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… »

04.03.2017

Arizona House Speaker withdraws bill to punish protests

Arizona House Speaker withdraws bill to punish protests

On Monday February 27th Governor Doug Ducey and the Republican leader of the Arizona House withdrew Senate Bill 1142 – a bill meant to punish organizers of protest that turn violent with racketeering charges. Rioting is already illegal under Arizona law, but SB 1142, previously approved by the Senate,  would have expanded… »

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