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The most recent actions taken by the Duterte administration put women activists at great risk. These women human rights defenders may face rejection and abuse in their own communities and homes for stepping outside traditional gender norms. For their courage and leadership, they face possible attacks ...
The activist is a member of a pipeline resistance group called Appalachians Against Pipelines, and she's camped out high up in a tree in the Peters Mountain area of Jefferson National Forest in ... She is joined by other activists, many of them women, on the front lines of direct action eco-activism projects.

The activists have set up a tipi in front of the headquarters to protest the pipelines, which cut through land, threaten Indigenous rights and human rights, put ... This protest is the latest in a growing international movement to stand up for Indigenous and human rights and take climate action against pipeline ...
Religious groups and Philippine activists denounce Duterte's killings, demand action ... The protests come in light of the recent killings of activist leaders and indigenous peoples, the alleged human rights abuses by the military during the siege of Islamic State militants in Marawi, the thousands killed in the ...
Indigenous activists in Myanmar's Karen state are mourning the killing of a community leader who campaigned for a peace park to protect a local ... are blatant lies,” said Hsa Moo, media coordinator for the Karen Environmental and Social Action Network, which works for indigenous rights in the region.
INDIGENOUS and environmental activist Saw O Moo was reportedly killed in Karen State, Burma (Myanmar) on April 5. According to the Karen Environmental and Social Action Network (KESAN), Saw O Moo, who worked with KESAN as a “local community partner,” had attended a community meeting that ...

Indigenous and environmental activist Saw O Moo was reportedly killed in Myanmar's Karen State on April 5. According to the Karen Environmental and Social Action Network (KESAN), Saw O Moo, who worked with KESAN as a “local community partner,” had attended a community meeting that day to help ...
Seven activists from the Catholic Plowshares movement were arrested the morning of April 5 after breaking into a nuclear submarine base. ... "Nuclear weapons kill every day through our mining, production, testing, storage, and dumping, primarily on Indigenous Native land," the activists said in a statement ...
Now the director of Mexico's National Institute of Indigenous Languages (INALI), Regino will be among the speakers and poets at UC Santa Barbara's ... explore “the poetic act — written or oral, poetry, theater, narratives, art, film or music — as a factor of visibility for marginalized groups and political action.”.
Sierra Club activists wrote 160,000 letters to Wells Fargo Bank last year, asking the bank to stop financing projects like the Dakota Access Pipeline, and over 25,000 Club members have pledged to divest ... Indigenous activist leaders have also pledged to divest in U.S. banks that fund fossil fuel companies.
Poland will host the 24th session of the UN's climate change conference ( COP24) later this year but the government is already under fire for a controversial bill that would ban spontaneous protest. A number of leading activist groups are calling for it to be repealed. CATHERINE HARTE reports.
Activist groups from around the country are gathering in the capital this week to protest the New Zealand Petroleum Conference. ... Auckland Peace Action, Peace Action Wellington, People Against Prisons Aotearoa, Unions Wellington, Oil Free Otago, Catholic Workers, Indigenous Peoples Uprising and Te ...
Yesterday, ten activists peacefully blocked the entrance to a Kinder Morgan construction site in Coast Salish territory near Vancouver, Canada for several hours. Their bold action further delayed the construction of a tar sands oil pipeline that would violate Indigenous rights, threaten clean air and water for ...
The Trudeau government approved the Trans Mountain expansion in November 2016, but the social action group the Council of Canadians says it is inconsistent with Canada's commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions under the Paris agreement. It is also opposed by over 61 indigenous groups; ...
In a first for Queensland courts, on 14 March nine activists from Frontline Action on Coal were found guilty of “interfering with a port's operations” for ... like Adani are allowed to go on fuelling the climate emergency, drowning Pacific islands and destroying the reef, water resources and Indigenous lands.
Marichuy was chosen to represent Mexican indigenous groups as an independent candidate in the 2018 elections. She didn't ... “We're not going out to ask for votes”, Bettina Cruz, an indigenous Binni Zaa woman from Oaxaca, a council member and vocal environmental activist explained. “The point of ...
As early as April 2016, Indigenous activists protested the pipeline's threat to the Standing Rock Sioux's primary water supply, the Missouri River. While battles were fought in federal courts, representatives of hundreds of Indigenous groups from around the world—the Maori, the Sami, and the Sarayaku, ...

Last Friday, hundreds of activists descended on Sunrise's Martin Place headquarters to scream about “white people” and protest against the Channel 7 ... of making it easier for non-indigenous families to adopt indigenous kids, then none of the easily agitated ne'er-do-wells would have sprung to action.
Authorities in British Columbia arrested anti-pipeline protesters Saturday on Burnaby Mountain, a first in a string of actions demonstrators said they have planned for the coming week. ... "Radical activists cannot be allowed to delay the approved Trans Mountain pipeline to death." Alberta and B.C. have ...
Participants travelled from different corners of the world and included indigenous women, those living with disability, members of the LGBTI community, widows, refugees and migrants and youth activists, who highlighted the importance of including their needs in actions towards gender equality. Rosaline ...
Her work focuses on untold histories of Anishinaabe-led schools in relation to Indigenous activist movements. ... are today, as the University of Toronto responds to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's calls to action and also to the recommendations of our own TRC Steering Committee,” Gertler said.
Protesters against a segment on Channel Seven's Sunrise program discussing the adoption of Indigenous children by white families were hidden from ... A spokesman for Seven confirmed the action, telling Guardian Australia they “respect the right to protest as much as we respect the right of free speech”.
Canadian water activist Autumn Peltier, a 13-year-old from Manitoulin Island, addresses the UN General Assembly on world water day. Her plea to protect the world's water was part of the UN's launch of the International Decade for Action on Water for Sustainable Development. (Manuel Elias/UN Photo).


 

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