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Abandoned in the Cold and Dark: Living Under Siege people of Gaza
The world has forgotten Gaza, its women and children. The people of Gaza are being crushed under the Israeli blockade which severely restricts essential supplies coming into the strip. The blockade is...
The Blockade Against Cuba: An Assault Upon Humanity's Conscience
On 29 October 2013, for the 22nd consecutive year, the UN General Assembly (UNGA) called for an end to the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States of America against C...
Blockading: a guide: Tips on some ways you can use your bodies and other materials to barricade, blockade and defend territory
Some campaigns will require a geographical space to be protected. This is a short guide with tips and advice on some ways you can use your bodies and other materials to barricade, blockade and defend ...
The Clouds Clear: Labor, Seattle and Beyond: Against The Current vol. 85
As the clouds of teargas lifted from the streets of Seattle two images emerged in public consciousness: The edifice of the WTO brought crashing to its knees, simultaneously revealing an odd Lilliputia...
The Economic War Against Cuba: A Historical and Legal Perspective on the U.S. Blockade
Salim Lamrani explains the U.S. economic sanctions against Cuba: their origins, their provisions, how they contravene international law, and how they affect the lives of Cubans.
The Hijacking of the Marianne by "The Pirates of the Mediterranean"
In the early hours of the morning (local time) of June 29th, three Israeli Navy ships intercepted and hijacked a Swedish flagged ship, the Marianne av Göteborg on route to Gaza in the State of Palesti...
Israel Continues to Cripple Gaza with its Sea Blockade
The Jerusalem Post reports that the Swedish boat Marianne with 18 passengers has been "interdicted" by Israeli commandos 85 miles from the Gaza coast and towed to Ashdod. The three other vessels in th...
Israel Intercepts International Gaza-Bound Freedom Flotilla
The Israeli Navy has intercepted the Swedish boat "The Marianne", part of the Freedom Flotilla Coalition, in International waters at 05:11 AM Gaza time (GMT +3) and forced it to redirect to the neares...
A New Wave of Climate Insurgents Defines Itself as Law-Enforcers
Grassroots movement organizations from every continent will hold a global week of action called Break Free From Fossil Fuels in May 2016. They envision tens of thousands of people mobilizing worldwide...
'100 years to repair Gaza': Oxfam says blockade remains, aid almost non-existent
Reconstructing Gaza could take an entire century, if Israel doesn't stop the siege, leading charity Oxfam warned. And that's just the time frame for essential projects. The NGO's regional director cal...
Pungesti, Romania: people versus Chevron and riot police
Pungesti is at the terrifying front line of Romania's resource war - where villagers are fighting off rapacious corporations and their private army of violent riot police, backed by corrupt politician...
Questions about Israel's attack on Gaza
Why do these terrible outbreaks of violence keep happening? Written during the Israeli attack on Gaza in July 2014.
Scaffold tripods guide: Detail about setting up scaffolds which can be used to effectively block roads or small throughways
We Blocked the Boat: Oakland 2014
Blocking Israel's ship from unloading in Oakland, California.
Continuous protest at Israeli consulate in Toronto starts July 24
Sources News Release
On July 24 people of conscience including Muslims, Jews, and Christians, are coming together at the Israeli consulate in Toronto for a three day continuous vigil to call attention to the frightening s...
Freedom Flotilla III sets sail: #NextPortGaza
Sources News Release
Today, June 27th 2015 (4 am in Gaza), four boats of the 2015 the Freedom Flotilla III set sail from their final European points of departure. Through nonviolent resistance they will challenge the ille...
Israel seizes Flotilla ship to Gaza and deports 2 Human Rights advocates to Canada
Sources News Release
Two Canadians, Robert Lovelace and Kevin Neish, who were on board the Freedom Flotilla III boat Marianne, headed towards Gaza when it was seized by Israeli forces early Monday morning, are returning t...
Panama's indigenous champion defies president's mining deal
Canadian-Korean consortium plans 30-year gold, silver and copper project
In Panama the Ngabe-Bugle indigenous community fights to keep a Canadian copper mining company off their land.