by: Obert Madondo “When you are controlling, discriminating, confiscating, occupying lands from one side and putting them in the corner without any basic rights, you are by this way ruling and committing apartheid in the occupied Palestinian Territories.” The words of Arab-Israeli legislator Ahmad Tibi as he explained to the CBC why he stormed out during… Read More
Two climate justice activists peacefully disrupted Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s question-and-answer session at the Vancouver Board of Trade on Monday.
More than 150 protesters gathered on Parliament Hill today as part of the Canada-wide “Defend Our Climate, Defend Our Communities” national day of action against climate change and tar sands expansion.
Sixty activists risked arrest Monday outside the State Dept building in Washington, D.C. during a sit-in and protest over the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline.
Gary Young, a columnist with The Guardian (UK), dismisses President Obama’s call for “calm reflection” after the jury found George Zimmerman not guilty over shooting death of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin.
The Canadian Federation of Medical Students (CFMS) and the Fédération médicale étudiante du Québec (FMEQ), condemn the federal government’s inhumane cuts to essential health care services for refugees.
Today, June 17, 2013, is the 2nd Annual Day of Action for refugee care. Canadians, rights activists, doctors and other health care workers assemble in cities across the country to protest the federal government’s recent inhumane cuts to refugee health care services.
The Council of Canadians and several- Halifax-based environmental, social justice and cultural groups are condemning the RCMP’s arrest of 12 peaceful anti-fracking protesters in Kent County, NB, north of Moncton.
Environmental activists protesting “petrocrat” Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Canada’s dirty tar sands were arrested at the British Parliament earlier today, The Guardian (UK) and other media report.
By: Obert Madondo Twitter: @Obiemad A massive anti-tar sands protest will greet Prime Minister Stephen Harper when he arrives in London on Thursday en route to the June 17-18 G8 summit in Lough Erne, Northern Ireland.
To avoid ‘catastrophic climate disruption,’ warn donors, president must take a historic stand By: Jacob Chamberlain | Published by Common Dreams on Friday, May 10, 2013 In a letter sent to President Obama on Friday, 150 high profile Democratic donors urged the president “to proclaim with clarity and purpose that our nation will transition away from… Read More