WATCH: #NoDAPL Water Protectors Tear Gassed by Police During Attempt to Reclaim Sacred Burial Site

Via CommonDreams.org: Water protectors near the Standing Rock Sioux reservation continued to face violence and intimidation on Sunday, with police again firing tear gars as they attempted to defend their sacred ground. According to reporting by Unicorn Riot,… Read More

Brazil: MST asks for Land Reform and End to Criminalization of Movement

Via MST.org.br: MST Denounces an “escalation in the repression of the struggle for land, dominated by the interests of agribussines allied to the violence of a State of Exception.” On this Friday, November 4th, MST was on the criminalization… Read More

WATCH: Aggression Against Social Movement Leaders Rampant in Brazil

TheRealNews.com interviewed Joaquin Pinero, a member of the MST directorate in Rio de Janeiro, who said the aggressive police action used by Brazilian military and civilian police on a landless worker’s school has become rampant in Brazil since the Temer… Read More

WATCH: Breaking – National School of Brazil’s Landless Worker’s Movement Raided by Police

At 9:25 this morning, the National School Florestan Fernandes (ENFF) in Guararema, São Paulo, which is the national school of Brazil’s Landless Workers’ Movement, was assaulted by civil and military police. According to a translation of the MST’s… Read More

LISTEN: Earth Minute- Logging in Amazon Putting Kawahiva People in Crisis

KPFK-FM‘s Sojourner Truth Radio show’s Earth Minute segment on it’s Nov. 1 broadcast focused on the impacts of deforestation on Indigenous People in the Amazon. The segment begins at about the 37:18 mark of the clip above. A transcript… Read More

WATCH: Standing Rock Protectors Brutalized By Cops In Standoff

Via CommonDreams.org. Original post may be updated: Police descended on water protectors in North Dakota on Wednesday, as images on social media showed a dramatic standoff along a creek that borders a construction site for the long-opposed Dakota… Read More

LISTEN: Dallas Goldtooth, Kandi Mossett on Police Brutality from #NODAPL Protests

Global Justice Ecology Project helped facilitate live interviews between host Margaret Prescod and Indigenous Environmental Network representatives live on the Sojourner Truth radio show on KPFK-FM radio from the Dakota Access Pipeline protests in North Dakota on Oct. 28. Prescott… Read More

Momentum is Building Against Dakota Access Pipeline

Via 350.org: Last week, police brutally attacked Indigenous protectors in Standing Rock as they peacefully defended their land and water. Within days, over 1.5 million people checked in to Standing Rock on Facebook in solidarity with this fight.1 By… Read More

As DAPL Construction Approaches Missouri River, Water Protectors Stay Strong

Originally published by CommonDreams.org: By Nika Knight As Dakota Access Pipeline construction quickly approaches the Missouri River, the Standing Rock Sioux and allies are vowing to continue their resistance against the pipeline—standing strong despite the violent arrests and inhumane… Read More

Human Rights Leaders Assassinated in Honduras

Via School of Americas Watch: In Honduras, the son of a prominent human rights leader was shot dead on Oct. 20 in what appears to be the latest assassination targeting campesino organizers fighting massive palm oil plantation companies… Read More