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10.03.2020

Santiago wakes up with traffic cuts and protests

Santiago wakes up with traffic cuts and protests

Amid the call for a general feminist strike on Monday, Santiago woke up with traffic cuts and barricades in some important roads. Dozens of members of the Ukamau community organization staged demonstrations at Santiago’s main street Libertador General Bernardo O’Higgins Avenue, in the Estacion Central commune, where the traffic was… »

15.10.2019

London Bans All Extinction Rebellion Protests, But Direct Actions Continue

London Bans All Extinction Rebellion Protests, But Direct Actions Continue

The city of London has banned all Extinction Rebellion protests and cleared the protest encampment at Trafalgar Square, after over 1,400 people were arrested in eight days of mass demonstrations demanding urgent action to address the climate crisis. On Monday morning, hundreds of people blocked traffic outside the Bank of… »

11.10.2019

Over 60 People Arrested in Extinction Rebellion Protests in New York City

Over 60 People Arrested in Extinction Rebellion Protests in New York City

In New York City, over 60 protesters were arrested Thursday after shutting down an intersection in the heart of Times Square as part of a climate action organized by Extinction Rebellion. Isabel: “My name is Isabel. I’m a student at NYU, and I’m incredibly scared at the state of our world. And… »

10.10.2019

Extinction Rebellion Protests Hit London Airport, Demanding Climate Change Action

Extinction Rebellion Protests Hit London Airport, Demanding Climate Change Action

Extinction Rebellion protests are continuing around the globe with nonviolent actions demanding urgent action on the climate crisis. This morning, protesters blocked roads leading to London’s city airport and held a sit-in protest inside a terminal, disrupting flights. In Central London, hundreds of mothers with babies blocked traffic and held… »

02.08.2019

Puerto Rico Faces Succession Crisis as Disgraced Governor Resigns

Puerto Rico Faces Succession Crisis as Disgraced Governor Resigns

Puerto Rican legislators have delayed a vote to confirm outgoing Governor Ricardo Rosselló’s possible successor. Rosselló, who has promised to step down today at 5 p.m., was forced to resign last week amid massive protests across Puerto Rico calling for his ouster. Rosselló has nominated attorney Pedro Pierluisi as secretary… »

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… »

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