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Be Dangerous

     by Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance Have you heard the incredible news about Jessica Reznicek and Ruby Montoya, two activists who sabotaged the Dakota Access Pipeline? In early August, the two women admitted to committing multiple acts of eco-sabotage against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). They made their statement on video in … Continue reading Be Dangerous

Justice Thwarted in Huichol Land Restitution Case

Featured image by Octaviano Díaz Chema      by Tracy Barnett / Intercontinental Cry HUAJIMIC, Nayarit, Mexico — A century-old land conflict has flared up again in the Western Sierra Madre, deepening already raw tensions in the wake of the May 2017 assassination of two Huichol (Wixárika) leaders who fought to reclaim that land. On Friday, … Continue reading Justice Thwarted in Huichol Land Restitution Case

Arkansas: Rabbit Ridge Resistance Locks Out Diamond Pipeline Pump Station

     by Arkansas Rising On the morning of September 18th, 2017, water protectors from the Rabbit Ridge Resistance conducted a safety lockout tagout on both gates of the Diamond Pipeline Pump Station in the interest of public safety. We also removed a racist Confederate Flag sign because it was the right thing to do. … Continue reading Arkansas: Rabbit Ridge Resistance Locks Out Diamond Pipeline Pump Station

Amazon Guardians Travel to City for Landmark Protest

Featured image: Guajajara Guardians protest for the protection of their land. © Guajajara Guardians      by Survival International A group of Brazilian Indians hailed as heroes for patrolling the Amazon and evicting illegal loggers have occupied government offices, to demand protection for their lands. It is the first protest of its kind by the … Continue reading Amazon Guardians Travel to City for Landmark Protest

From Hit and Sit to Hit and Run — Expanding Our Toolbox of Nonviolent Strategies

The cops have us figured out. Protests, soft blockades, tripods, lockboxes. Sure, all these tactics can be effective in certain situations. But when we consider the scale of the problem, they are lacking. These tactics do not generally lead to decisive outcomes. They can shape conditions and help lead to victory, but alone they are … Continue reading From Hit and Sit to Hit and Run — Expanding Our Toolbox of Nonviolent Strategies

Indigenous Win Fight Against Massive Dam Project In Brazil

Featured image: Munduruku warriors gather at the São Manoel hydroelectric dam site. Courtesy Caio Mota/Centro Popular do Audiovisual/Forum Teles Pires via internationalrivers.org Munduruku await for government to comply with their promises or they will return to halt construction again      by Rick Kearns / Indian Country Today Media Network Indigenous activists shut down construction of a massive … Continue reading Indigenous Win Fight Against Massive Dam Project In Brazil

Interview with DAPL Eco-Saboteurs Ruby Montoya and Jessica Reznicek

Jennifer Murnan and Max Wilbert of Deep Green Resistance interviewed Ruby Montoya and Jessica Reznicek following their press release claiming responsibility for multiple incidents of sabotage of the Dakota Access Pipeline and construction equipment. Listen to the audio, or read the transcript: Jennifer: First, thank you so much, Jessica and Ruby, for having this conversation … Continue reading Interview with DAPL Eco-Saboteurs Ruby Montoya and Jessica Reznicek

Eco-Sabotage: Two Women Admit to Sabotaging Dakota Access Pipeline

JULY 24, 2017 — Two activists have come forward and admitted to multiple acts of eco-sabotage against the Dakota Access Pipeline in Spring 2017. Several of these incidents had been previously hidden from the public. Much of the sabotage took place with minimal equipment and training, and during broad daylight. The women have come forward … Continue reading Eco-Sabotage: Two Women Admit to Sabotaging Dakota Access Pipeline

The Wampís Nation Responds to Attacks by Illegal Miners in Puerto Galilea

     by Autonomous Territorial Government of the Wampís Nation / via Intercontinental Cry Translated by Daniel Dayley After more than half a year from the commitment of the national authorities to execute a third interdiction operation at the illegal mining site established in the Pastacillo stream basin, tributary of the Santiago and Marañón River, in the Amazon region … Continue reading The Wampís Nation Responds to Attacks by Illegal Miners in Puerto Galilea

Brazilian Indigenous Group Occupies Amazon Dam, Halts Construction to Demand Rights

     by International Rivers and Amazon Watch / via Intercontinental Cry At dawn on Sunday, July 16th, 200 representatives of the indigenous Munduruku nation occupied the main work camp of the São Manoel hydroelectric dam on the Teles Pires River in the Brazilian Amazon, paralyzing the project. Led by Munduruku women warriors, the occupiers presented … Continue reading Brazilian Indigenous Group Occupies Amazon Dam, Halts Construction to Demand Rights